Meister Chronoscope: A CLASS OF ITS OWN

11/23/2017

Two limited models of the Meister Chronoscope in sophisticated grey - and for the first time with sapphire crystal.



Stylish and elegant, restrained and enduring: Grey is the new black. No colour is as familiar to us as grey - and none can be as fascinating. It is the colour of the moment, bringing out the best in all shades combined with it. The two limited models of the Meister Chronoscope in so-phisticated anthracite are stylish companions and masters of the moment. On the dial is a dis-creet reference to the feature of this special edition: Edition SC – Sapphire Crystal. A timepiece that clearly states: the limited Meister Chronoscope is in a class of its own.

For the first time, the two models have a domed sapphire crystal as well as a leather strap with folding clasp – two elements that enhance the durability of the timepiece. Not only does the folding clasp guarantee optimal wearing comfort at the office and on business appointments, it also ensures a thoroughly secure position on the wrist on your way there. Another harmonious blend of everyday business and sporting activities is the sapphire crystal, the doming of which emphasises the elegance of the timepiece, as well as offering even greater scratch resistance and durability than the hard plexiglass otherwise used. With this, the Schramberg watch com-pany is addressing a desire of its customers without altering the popular classic design of the Meister models. The steeply-domed glass is a key design factor in the fine appearance of the watches. For reasons of design, aesthetics and history, in recent years the Meister models have been produced solely with hard plexiglass, the special coating of which delivers enhanced scratch resistance. To optimise the refraction of the sapphire crystal the glass has anti-reflection coating on both sides and is sealed with a hard coating.

The Meister Chronoscope with sapphire crystal – a stylish and clear view of the time.

The Junghans Meister range: inspiration from tradition

Meister – a label that stands for an entire Junghans watch range. Since the 1930s the Meister series has been characterised by an evenly designed dial, with balanced proportions and the best movements the company has to offer. In the 1950s the watch designers addressed the challenge of reducing the volumes of the watch and creating intricate timepieces, despite the relatively high movement. The steeply domed glasses and dials in combination with thin-walled cases lent the watches a new, elegant and graceful look. The current models of the Meister range are an homage to the creative philosophy of those years. Exciting proportions and dish-shaped totalisers underscore the elegantly-flowing lines of the models.

Movement: J880.1 automatic movement with a power reserve of up to 48 hours, small second at 9 o’clock
Chronescope: Central stop second, 30-minute counter at 12 o’clock, 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock
Finishing: Rhodium plating, blued srews, rotor with stripe finishing and engraved logo, bridge with decor
Case: Stainless steel or stainless steel with PVD coating, Ø 40.7 mm, height 13.9 mm, mineral crystal back, 5-times screwed glass back
Glass: Domed sapphire crystal, anti-reflection coating on both sides and sealed with a hard coating
Dial/hands: Domed dial with bowl-shaped subdials, hands with environmentally-friendly Super Luminova luminous material
Strap: Leather strap with stainless steel or PVD-coated folding clasp
Water resistance: up to 3 bar

Junghans – The German watch

Junghans was founded in the Black Forest town of Schramberg in 1861. Over 150 years of ex-pertise in precision and design is reflected in memorable milestones: In 1903 Junghans was the largest watch manufacturer in the world, with over 3,000 employees. The development of pre-cision movements made the company the largest German manufacturer of chronometers in 1951 and the third largest worldwide in 1956. In 1972 Junghans was the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games in Munich, setting new standards in timekeeping. After an eventful and turbulent company history, the Schramberg entrepreneurs Dr. Hans-Jochem and Hannes Steim became the new owners of the venerable company in 2009. Each watch is produced in Schram-berg with great attention to detail, technological expertise and high standards of design and quality. The collection comprises charismatic timepieces: The Meister watches, which have been produced since the 1930s, reflect the history and present of the company. In 1956 Max Bill designed watches that have become absolute classics. Distinguished by the Bauhaus philoso-phy, they are still produced today in nearly unchanged form. Junghans set new standards in 1990 with the invention of the radio-controlled wristwatch – a technology that is still used to-day, in combination with environmentally-friendly solar power. A wide variety of technology as unique as the watches bearing the star.