Monday, July 9, 2012
Braving the elements: GRAHAM Chronofighter Oversize
GRAHAM Watches have just released the new Chronofighter Oversize. Radically re-engineered, the Chronofighter Oversize features designed to help modern explorers survive and move forward in demanding conditions.
The start and stop lever on the left of the case, is made of plain carbon material and results from a very specific machining process. This means that the lever is a unique piece of carbon which provides the watch with more stiffness and enhanced usability. The black ceramic bezel gives the watch its strength and shining personality.
To brave the elements, each watch is also endowed with a calculated telemeter scale. It enables to measure distances thanks to speed of sound by starting the chronograph when a visible event occurs (e.g. lightning) and stop it when the sound reaches the observer (e.g. thunder). As the temperature influences the speed of sound, our engineers have based their calculations on 25°C, the average temperature on Earth. The distance in kilometres can be measured on the dial thanks to the scale rim (346 m/s).
High-tech material and processes have been used to create a watch that withstands dangerous and rugged environments: a watch you can absolutely rely on.
The watch is light to wear and safe. The colours of each watch are designed to blend naturally into the world you like to inhabit.
Chronograph (seconds, 30 minutes counter). Date at 8 o'clock
Hours, minutes, seconds
Calibre G1747,automatic chronograph, 28'800 A/h (4Hz), Incabloc shock absorber
25 jewels Power reserve: 48 hour
47 mm steel with black PVD case
Black carbon left hand fast-action start/stop trigger and black rubber reset pusher
Black ceramic bezel
Domed sapphire crystal, anti-reflective coating on both faces
Smoked sapphire crystal case back
Water resistance: 330 feet/100 m/10 bar
Black dial, snailed hours and minutes counters
Beige Super-LumiNova hands, numerals and indexes, beige chrono and minutes counter hands, Telemeter scale
Strap: Beige fabric strap
Black ceramic pin buckle