“Singapore is a very mature market, with many significant collectors,” says Chopard co-president Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, when we ask him why the brand is launching a Singapore edition of its first world-time watch. The L.U.C Time Traveler One — Singapore Edition is one of three recently launched country special editions; Beijing and Dubai editions were also recently unveiled. What sets the Singapore version apart is the appearance of our country among the 24 names on the watch’s city ring — in red, no less.
Presented in rose gold or steel, the limited-edition chronometer (which means it has COSC-certified accuracy and quality) simultaneously shows the time in 24 different time zones. The watch is powered by the automatic movement L.U.C 01.05-L, which has a 60-hour power reserve. Its partly satin-brushed case measures 42mm (and wears well even on smaller wrists, thanks to its curved lugs), while its two crowns are engraved with the L.U.C logo and a globe, respectively. This is one fine-looking companion, wherever you are in the world.
The L.U.C Time Traveler One — Singapore Edition is available in rose gold (8 pieces; $33,150) or steel (15 pieces; $19,000).