Corum Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon
The Corum adventure began in 1955, in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Europe. Today, Corum could be justly proud to the fact that it’s among the wealthiest collections in the area. In the “Golden Bridge” towards the “Limelight”, “Gold coin Watch”, “Romulus” and “Admiral’s Cup”, Corum’s items reveal a progressive attitude that’s quite rare in present day the watchmaking industry world.
The Admiral’s Cup from Corum includes a new accessory for its continuously growing family – the AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon. In the beginning, after I checked out this watch, I figured “where is Corum choosing these designs?” However, after investing a couple of minutes overlooking it, I’ll admit the watch is continuing to grow on me. Corum has come up with an excellent searching watch that has a couple of haute horlogerie’s finest complications.
This watch is available in two versions – Grade 5 titanium or 18kt 5N red-colored gold. Because the title indicates, the AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon measures in at 45mm for that case diameter. This dimensions are normal for Admiral’s Cup watches. The Admiral’s Cup is definitely identifiable because of its legendary 12 on the side’s case. Around the model featured, the case is carefully brushed also it carries all the Admiral’s Cup appearance which have renedered the model this type of success, such as the prominent, textured primary crown with Corum’s Key logo design, generous lugs, and exhibition case back created using sapphire crystal.
The dial features Corum’s signature black pomegranate motif and carries index hour markers and partly skeletonized hands, both covered with lume. The primary dial showcases the double tourbillons in the 5 and seven positions. Between 9 and three is situated the retrograde date display, that is indicated utilizing a red-colored hand. Across the flange, Corum stamps this watch using the maritime pennants, having to pay tribute towards the great race, the Admiral’s Cup.
This watch is operated by the hand wound mechanical movement caliber CO 1008. This manual movement includes a 72 hour power reserve also it beats at 21,600 alternations each hour. The movement is well decorated with chamfered bridges and NAC galvanic treatment. Functionally, this movement also enables for that quick setting of times by pushing within the primary crown.
This watch in the Admiral’s Cup collection is water-resistant to 300 meters or 30 bars. The timepiece is fitted having a black crocodile leather strap having a triple folding clasp matching the case material. Corum safeguards their watches having a 2 year guarantee.
Instead of basically sitting on its laurels, wishing to keep the need for its tradition, at the expense of recent ideas, Corum constantly debuts new designs.