This version of Chimera is an astonishing new Steampunk design and seems straight from the world of a Jules Verne or HG Wells novels. Completely handcrafted in Italy, like all U-BOAT creations, Chimera 43 B and B Mother of Pearl is a perfect example of the creativity of Italo Fontana.
automatic mechanical, modified and personalized to U-BOAT specifications for stem position at 9 o’clock. Personalized rotor, in 925 silver, built with a base and 3 bridges fixed with blued screws. Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour. Power reserve: 38 hours. 25 jewels.
hours, minutes, seconds, 24h indicator, date.
43 mm diameter case in naturally aged bronze and AISI 316L stainless steel with subsequent PVD coating treatment. Distinguishing crown on left side, with a patented protective device. The bezel and the back of the case are locked together by external tubing and a customised key that ensures absolute water-proofing.
three superimposed dials, one in mother of pearl with varnished metal parts.
24h, hour, minute and seconds hands bronze colour. Hour and minute hands laser cut, hand brushed on the surface.
optical sapphire glass on the face with blue anti reflective treatment and flat on the back of the timepiece, both fumé.
100 mt, 10 ATM.
selected calf leather, processed according to U-Boat specifications, to give the strap a naturally distressed look. Finishing with waxed cotton, hand made. Stainless steel buckle with PVD coating. Width: 20/20 mm. Strap: ref. 7026/Z Buckle: ref. 5467