WatchTime New York 2023 invites you into a world of innovation and watchmaking craftsmanship. Set against the grandeur of Manhattan’s Gotham Hall from October 20 to 22, this three-day watch collectors’ event promises an in-depth exploration of some of the most iconic timepieces in the world. world, with plenty of hands-on opportunities, industry workshops and great watchmaking conversations to come. Joining WatchTime this year is Swiss independent Cyrus Genève, who will introduce one of their most important watches of the year with the new Klepcys Dice Lime Carbon.

Considered a captivating fusion of art and engineering, the Cyrus Genève Klepcys Dice Lime Carbon is the latest iteration of the Maison’s signature Klepcys design founded in 2010. Crafted with precision and Innovative, this 100m waterproof watch has a 42mm x 16.5mm case with a familiar cushion shape, using grade 5 titanium for the main structure. Adding to its appeal, the watch also features a carbon fiber bezel that not only enhances the watch’s lightweight and temperature-resistant properties but also glows in the dark thanks to luminescent substances; Carbon fiber details are also used for the watch’s two crowns on both sides of the case.

Notably, the new dial chronograph is available with one of two options, including a lime green Cordura fabric strap or a novel integrated titanium strap. The watch is the brand’s first model to use this distinctive strap design, bringing a new aesthetic perspective to the look of Klepcys.

The dial of the Klepcys Dice Lime Carbon exhibits a 3D open design, a prominent feature of Cyrus Genève products. The open form reveals the watch’s chronograph mechanism in action, showcasing two separate column wheels. Embossed Arabic numerals and partially skeletonized hands use Super-LumiNova accents to emit a captivating blue glow in low-light conditions and ensure legibility, while the stopwatch counter The double hour at 3 o’clock features a smoky sapphire crystal with lime green and yellow numerals for added vibrancy.

Powering the dual chronograph is the CYR718 automatic movement, a technical masterpiece designed by master watchmaker Jean-François Mojon. This unprecedented movement contains two identical chronograph mechanisms in a single case, with the movement reversed so both column wheels are visible on the skeletonized dial, while one in two its main disc is visible on the back. With 443 parts and a frequency of 28,800 vibrations/hour, the mechanism offers a power reserve of 55 hours. The insulation of the two chronographs ensures accurate measurements without interfering with each other, even during the zeroing phase.

Interestingly, the movement mechanism that drives the hour and minute hands is revolutionized with a compact concentric design, coaxial with the needle axis. This innovative approach optimizes space inside the watch while maintaining precision for everyday wear.

The movement’s exquisite details, including bridges with hand-tilted angles and gray NAC anthracite electroplated surface treatment, can be seen through a sapphire crystal porthole. The openworked one-piece rotor, engraved with the slogan “The Conquest of Innovation” and decorated with an 18K 4N gold spiral logo, adds a touch of sophistication.

The new Cyrus Genève Klepcys Dice Lime Carbon is being offered as a limited edition of 50 pieces with a green Cordura fabric strap and 50 pieces with a titanium strap. Don’t miss your chance to see this mechanical marvel in person at WatchTime New York 2023.

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