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Three’s a charm for Chanel’s Boy∙Friend

Three’s a charm for Chanel’s Boy∙Friend

Tuesday, 13 March 2018
By The FHH Journal editors
The FHH Journal editors

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Following on from the Monsieur Calibre 1 and the Première Camélia Skeleton Calibre 2, Chanel introduces its third in-house movement, also skeletonised. This Calibre 3 makes its debut in the Boy∙Friend collection, a best-seller since its launch in 2015.

skeleton movement, the Calibre 3. After three years of development, this third in-house movement was designed to be beautiful at any angle. Floating in its octagonal beige gold case, it features a series of interlinked, vertically aligned circles. The mirror-polished beige gold chamfering emphasizes the movement’s depth. The bridges are at the back, allowing the watch’s beating heart to stand out.

Boy∙Friend © Chanel
Boy∙Friend © Chanel

The case and the bezel are in 18K beige gold, as well as the crown with onyx cabochon. The Calibre 3 is a manual-winding mechanical movement, displaying hours, minutes and seconds with a power reserve of 55 hours. With 114 components and 21 rubies, the Calibre 3 is oscillating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations/hour (4Hz).

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