LOUIS MOINET Nelson Piquet
LOUIS MOINET Nelson Piquet

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Year
2013
Type
Watch
Price range CHF
5000-9999
Category
Automatic chronograph
Case
Steel
Carbon
Diameter
43-48 mm
Water-resistant
30 - 100m
Bracelet/strap
Rubber
Functions/Complications
- Chronograph,
- Tachometer

Nelson Piquet

Louis Moinet introduces the Legends collection of timepieces, each one dedicated to an iconic personality who has excelled in their field. This first vintage turns the spotlight on racing drivers. Nelson Piquet and Scott Dixon lend themselves to two chronographs, each as a 365-piece limited series. The case of the Nelson Piquet chronograph draws on recent technological innovations in motor racing, with a screw-down steel bezel on a carbon fibre base. The same carbon fibre reappears in the inserts of the pushers at 2 and 4 o'clock, both engraved with the chequered flag motif. The blue "Côtes de Genève" guilloché dial concentrates the chronograph counters and luminescent hands. The rubber strap will appeal to motor-racing fans and admirers of the three-times Formula 1 world champion.
Movement
Mechanical automatic, 25 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, 44-hour power reserve
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph and tachymeter
Case
316L stainless steel, matt and polished finishes, 45.6 mm Carbon fibre lower bezel, engraved tachymeter scale on the top bezel Double sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides Tinted transparent back engraved with Nelson Piquet's portrait Water-resistant to 50 m (5 ATM/165 ft)
Dial
Blue with "Côtes de Genève" motif Diamond-polished applied numerals Nelson Piquet's signature at 5 o'clock 12-hour counter at 12 o'clock, 30-minute counter at 3 o'clock, small seconds at 6 o'clock
Bracelet/strap
Rubber or blue leather with stainless steel double folding clasp