The new IMHOTEP chronograph is dedicated to the ancient Egyptian medical doctor and architect of the world famous pyramide of Saqqara, 4600 years ago.
This beautiful instrument has a classical styled “guilloche” watch face, special indo-arabic numerals, finest typography (Gill) for the pulsometer scale and polished arrow shaped indices which correspond with the Dauphine hands; with the hand of the small second at the 9, the half-hour counter at the 3 and the hour counter above the 6, the chronograph, resp. simultaneous pulsometer indicator from the centre.
The sturdy yet beautiful item combines the functional chronograph with the PULSOMED ® -Stop-Function to a medical ancillary instrument.
Limited editions of 99 pieces in implant steel, per model version and year, individually numbered.
’Implant steel’ according to DIN 1.4435 is higher quality than ‘surgical steel’ 316L /AISI, as sulphur additives are allowed with 316L , which serve better processability, but not the improvement of material properties. The DIN 1.4435 Implant steel is more restrictive in the specification and more high-grade in goal-setting.
Caliber DOC-11-Tricompax, top-quality refined, modified V7750. Mechanical pulsomed chronograph with automatic winding, diameter 30 mm, balance wheel beats of 28,800 A/hour , number of bearing stones 25, blued screws, Incablock shock resistor, Glucydur balance wheel, Nivarox-1 spring, power reserve 42 hours
Engraving DOCTORS Logo and IUS IURANDUM HIPPOCRATIS on golden rotor.
Material implant steel 1.4435 according to DIN, high-gloss polished, fluted middle case, volute abutments high-gloss polished.
Diameter 39.5mm, height 14.1 mm
Domed sapphire glass on top, antireflective coating inside.
Bezel high-gloss polished with concave edge, screwed.
Base high-gloss polished with concave edge, screwed,
Glass base flat sapphire glass, antireflective coating inside.
Water-resistant to 200 meters.
Engraving of edition number and ‘Dedicated to Nobel Prize in Medicine’
[case in gold or platinum on enquiry]
Hand sewn 20/18 Louisiana Alligator (farm, species Alligator Mississippiensis) in various colours. DOCTORS buckle, channeled.
99 pieces per edition, version and year.