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A Tribute to George Graham

A watch for Gentlemen. GRAHAM’s passion for refined details usually leads to admirable creations. But the genius of watch making science lies in its ability to create simple timepieces from the most complicated mechanism. GRAHAM has developed a graceful unique chronograph which brings its fundamental watch making developments and  British touch of style together. Let’s discover the craftsmanship of GRAHAM’s legacy.

GRAHAM made its new Chronofighter 1695 a timeless watch making instrument. An automatic 42 mm chronograph powered by a sophisticated Swiss movement. The minutes counter is placed at 6 o’clock and the date at 3 o’clock, a distinctive GRAHAM disposition. In keeping with Gentlemen’s taste for style, we have also chosen to crown the watch with a silver (925) case. The silver (925) case back is elaborately hand-engraved with the Greenwich Royal Observatory as a tribute to the early life of George Graham, the official watchmaker of this important British Institution. The case back also features a sapphire aperture on the balance wheel and the escapement. An homage to Honest George, the father of the chronograph and creator of simplified escapements which are the ancestor of the Swiss modern escapement.  Elegant and distinctive.

The renowned GRAHAM start and stop system is naturally present on the left side of the case to be activated by the thumb. The silver colored dial is finely-worked and features Roman numerals to recall George’s original pocket watch. Minimalistic and efficient.

Main features also include:

42 mm silver (925) case, calibre G1745, automatic chronograph, 25 jewels, 28’800 A/h (4Hz), Incabloc shock absorber, 48 hours power reserve, domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both faces, silver (925) case back with Greenwich Observatory hand-engraved and sapphire aperture on the balance wheel, black leather strap.

About Graham GRAHAM traces its origins to London clockmaker George Graham (1673-1751) who is considered as the father of modern watch making. He is known as the father of the chronograph as he invented the start and stop device of the chronograph, the dead-beat and cylinder escapement, the mercury pendulum to compensate the influence of temperature on pendulums, to name a few. He also built the master clock for Greenwich Royal Observatory which timed most of the 18th century and lots of science instruments for astronomers and physicists. GRAHAM was revived in 1995 and is today a privately owned Swiss watch company. GRAHAM SA creates and manufactures its watches in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

www.graham1695.com

For sales information, please contact:

Graham USA - T 213 622 1716

For PR information, please contact:

Lisa Delane

Tigerlily Skye PR

(800) 683 3889

lisa@tigerlilyskye.com

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