The 55th Auction Anniversary
19 July 2018 | Monaco | Lot 39
HCH Unique piece “55” by HCH made specifically for this exceptional auction : the 55th anniversary of the Daytona chronograph and the Porsche 911
Estimate € 5,000 – 15,000
The case, shaped by hands, consists of 4 parts that form a curvex coat of arms remaining the Porsche logo. The 3 color dial presents the distinct lines of the Porsche logo and reuse the same colors.
A small second hand is placed at 9 o’clock in the style of Rolex Daytona Paul Newman counters and reminders the 55the anniversary in red as well as the link with the car race with checkered flag index.
The movement caliber 7734 (for a mecanical chronograph) was entirely modified by our watchmaker:
Deleted chronograph extension pavement, transformation and modification into blind pavement barrel extension of wheel hours chrono wheel modifications and deleted axis of the wheel.
Extension of the chrono wheel axis for the counter hand.
Platinum machining of the movement for the passage of the curved part of dial.
The small hole leather strap reminds what the racing drivers were wearing in the 70’s.