that I by no means claim to correct or even supported by facts. Just some ramblings of a collector who has been watching the watch word for a decade or so. Mr Scheufele is extremely keen on haute horlogerie. So he has this idea of making Chopard one for the high-end brands with truly spectacular mov
I will ask Juan García, the curator of Chopard Museum! LUC was released before the Simplicity so the dial design is actually original to Chopard. But this may be the “missing link” explaining the obvious similarity of the two watches.
This is the first time I hear about Dufour being involved in this piece. Great info! But may I ask you about the source of this info? So strange that I have missed this. Also, there is no resemblance to any of the Dufour movements or am I missing a micro rotor movement he has made? 🤓
Dials in 18k solid gold serve a practical purpose as well. They gold doesn't oxidise as does silver (the cheaper alternative usually used for guilooche dials). I own a few pieces with solid silver dials and there should the coating be damaged even a little bit the discolouration will most definitely