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Chopard celebrates 25th anniversary of Happy Sport
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the iconic Happy Sport, the watch with freely moving diamonds between two sapphire crystals over the dial.
To celebrate the milestone, CHOPARD has fitted the watch with an in-house automatic movement, with functions that include hours, minutes and a graceful sweep seconds hand. The movement is visible through the sapphire crystal on the caseback, a rare visual treat on a ladies’ watch. The dial is made of rare textured mother-of-pearl that has naturally occurring wave-like motifs. There are four case options, including stainless steel, 18k gold or a combination of the two metals, with or without diamonds. The mother-of-pearl dials can be white or in a soft pastel shade of either pink or blue. Five bezel-set diamonds move freely between sapphire crystals over the dial.
Movement: In-house Chopard mechanical movement with automatic winding 09.01-C, 159 components, 27 jewels, 25,200 vib/h (3.5Hz), 42-hour power reserve
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds
Case: Four references in 30 mm wide and 10.95 mm thick, including: diamond-set stainless steel; stainless-steel and 18k rose gold; 18k rose gold; diamond-set 18k rose gold. With glare-proof sapphire crystals over dial and exhibition caseback with screws and Happy Sport logo. Water-resistant to 30 metres (3 bar/100ft)
Dial: Light blue, light pink or white textured mother-of-pearl, with gilded or rhodium-plated Roman numerals and hour markers, gilded or rhodium-plated cone-shaped hours, minutes and sweep seconds hands
Bracelet/Strap: Lavender blue, matt pink or matt white alligator leather with polished steel or 18k gold pin buckle
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