The creative spirit of Corum that was nearly caught out just before the Baselworld in the year 1958 by a devastating late delivery index dials, has proved its brilliance by dressing its new models virgin gold dials. This boldness would inspire a few years later, in 1966, the first watch to display the hour digits on the bezel.
The legendary Romulus Corum, the evocative name of the first king of Rome founder, returns in a case in pink or gray solid gold classic design. Profile “wave” of its bezel creates the appearance of a wavy ellipse, fully integrated lines of a housing elegant finesse extends into the “fall” of the horns, creating a pleasant wearing comfort.
Such an achievement requires the use of more efficient technologies, combined with a unique expertise, master craftsmen heritage of fine watchmaking. The finish of each component requires a multitude of termination operations. The profile of the bezel “wave” is engraved on the entire circumference of a perfectly polished longitudinal streak. Satin end of the telescope reveals vividly Roman numerals engraved by hand. The sapphire crystal cut shape, convex curved top and bottom, with anti-reflective coating protects a black or gray dial with sun radiation effects from the center of the second. This dial, 3 gold appliances, features small seconds dial at 6 o’clock, a rectangular aperture located at 3 o’clock, indicating the date, Corum and his key to 12 hours.
The caseback that is water resistant to 3 atm is fixed by six screws and suggests through a sapphire crystal anti-refl ects the oscillating weight of the automatic movement and engraved with the Corum name. Under this background of an aesthetic and a remarkable finish fights. In fact, a movement that meets the highest standards of watchmaking includes a Piguet caliber of 28,800 vibrations per hour to two barrels providing a power reserve up to 72 hours! Surfaces and bevels bridges and plates were chamfered hand and diamond polished and rhodium.
This Romulus pink gold that is 5N or gray, wears either black croco leather full leather, 100% square, hand sewn scales with buckle classic 18K gold pin, unique design, custom Corum, either gold bracelet 18 K satin polished links, but polished gloss on external profiles. It features a gold clasp with folding clasp with safety lock mechanical double pushbuttons side, all designed with a technical and a clean design and Corum specific to each model.
Corum Romulus also has a steel model. Satin housing has on the periphery of its hull fine polished bevel that extends by the horns on the outside satin steel bracelet links. The screw back is engraved with a laurel wreath in honor of the founding hero of ancient Rome.
Under his armor steel, Romulus features an automatic movement with rhodium-plated bridges and plates are chamfered and polished by the methods of finish in force in haute horlogerie.
A domed sapphire crystal, cut to shape, with double anti-refl ective treatment protects a gray or black dial, guilloche 6/12, applied to steel. He displayed the date window at 3 o’clock, power reserve of 42 hours by concentric discs at 7 am. The crown to set the time is struck by the Corum key, protected by a sapphire.
The model focuses on leather strap or steel. The latter, with polished center links polished and satin side, has a triple folding clasp steel mechanical clasp safety dual side buttons, engraved Corum. The set is designed with a technical and a design exclusive CORUM. Leather bracelet, black strained calf, with steel insert, fits perfectly to the housing is provided with a triple folding clasp, identical to the steel bracelet.