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Monday, June 30, 2014

Christophe Claret Poker Watch

Christophe Claret Poker Watch

After 21 Blackjack and Baccara, Christophe Claret plays a new card in a strong hand of interactive fine timepieces with the Poker watch. The master watchmaker has once again called aficionados' bluff and put a full pack of 52 cards inside the 45 mm case, so that three players can immerse themselves in real-life games of Texas Hold’em, the most popular variant of poker. As well as the bank, Poker packs in 32,768 combinations: that's 98,304 combinations for three players. A patented cathedral gong sounds each time the pushers for flop and turn/river are actuated. The casino atmosphere continues on the flipside, with a 3D roulette wheel on the oscillating weight. Each version is proposed as a 20-piece limited series.

Mechanical automatic, PCK05 calibre, 655 parts, 72 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, 4 ball bearings, double barrels, approx. 72-hour power reserve
Hours, minutes, Texas Hold’em with chime (patented cathedral gong), roulette wheel
White gold and grade 5 titanium with black PVD treatment, 5N pink gold and grade 5 titanium with black PVD treatment, or grade 5 titanium with black PVD treatment, 45 mm  Water-resistant to 30 metres (3 bar / 100 ft)
Skeleton nickel silver with card pattern Red ruby, orange ruby, or blue spinel hands with black PVD and Super-LumiNovaTM Front: 5 windows for the table and 3 sets of 2 windows for the players Blind system that conceals each hand from other players Back: 3D roulette wheel spinning with the oscillating weight Breathing on the sapphire reveals a pin-up girl
Black alligator with red, orange or blue stitching

Christophe Claret Press