Graham London Silverstone Vintage 30 Timepiece

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by Watch it Admin on November 23, 2012

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Graham London Silverstone Vintage 30 Timepiece

LIVING A LIFE OF A CERTAIN VINTAGE

Press Release by Graham London

No trophies, no awards, no podium, only Gentlemen driving. With beautiful lines and shapes, the GRAHAM Silverstone Vintage 30 pays tribute to the origin of racing, to our passion for tracks and beautiful mechanics. Powered by an automatic bi-compax chronograph, the new Silverstone collection bears the colours of a certain vintage.

GRAHAM makes one experience the legendary classic racing with new wrist machines which preserve the pure spirit of car technology and watch making refinement.

Racing is something that you live, not just watch. We are not talking about racing as we call it today. We are talking about genuine racing. The spirit that led the late 19th century brilliant engineers in to create petrol-fuelled machines and race with them. A time when the pleasure to drive was stronger than any competition. The only focus was the track, the car and the sense of a job well done.

In the beginning, the rules of racing were completely different from what they are nowadays.

Can you imagine that the main criterion to be able to participate was to have a vehicle with at least three wheels! Cars and mechanics were at the centre, no matter the number of wheels.

Technical improvements were the priority for all. An incredible challenge at that time which was pure mechanics.

Our traditional motorsport line has been designed and created in this frame of mind. The Silverstone Vintage 30 is streamlined and aesthetically refined to achieve genuine aerodynamics and technology. GRAHAM wanted to get back to racing origins and put its watches at the centre of the track. As carefully as the cars were built, the Silverstone Vintage 30 watch has been created according to the codes of vintage racing and with respect for each part. The “Clous de Paris” decorated bezel, the thin shaped hands and the beige, brown and off-white colours have been elaborately added to the watch. They reflect the desire to preserve the race spirit and primary values.

The GRAHAM Silverstone Vintage 30 is in a non-competition race which rewards watch making savoir-faire and spectators.

Get rid of your horse-drawn carriage and experience a true lap with GRAHAM.

Main features also include:
47 mm steel case, calibre G1734, automatic chronograph, Date at 7 o’clock, 27 jewels, 28’800 A/h (4Hz), Incabloc shock absorber, 48 hours power reserve, black or off-white dial, Steel bezel with “Clous de Paris” high grip pattern, domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both faces, see-through sapphire crystal case back, integrated light brown leather strap.

Graham London Silverstone Vintage 30 Off-White Watch – Technical Details

 Reference – 2BLFS.W06A (Off-White) & 2BLFS.B36A (Black)

Functions – Chronograph (seconds, 30 minutes counter), Date at 7 o’clock and Hours, minutes, seconds

Calibre – Calibre G1734, automatic bi-compax chronograph,

Vibrations 28’800 A/h (4 Hz),

Incabloc shock absorber

27 jewels

Power reserve: 48 hours

Case 47 mm steel case

Steel right hand start /stop and reset pushers with “Clous de Paris” high grip pattern

Steel bezel with “Clous de Paris” decoration

Domed sapphire crystal, anti-reflective coating on both faces

See-through sapphire crystal case back

Water resistance 330 feet / 100 m

Dial Off-white dial and counters or Black dial and counters

Rhodiated silver hands, black lacquered and beige Super-LumiNova coated numerals

Strap Integrated brown leather

Price 6’900 CHF

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