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J12 X-Ray Electro Calibre 3.1

Chanel 2021

Unisex

Chanel has its own ideas about fine watchmaking. For example, when the J12 turned 20, in 2020, it released an X-Ray version whose bracelet, case, dial and movement bridges are made entirely from sapphire: a world-first. Reprising the concept as part of the 1990s-themed Electro capsule collection, this new J12 fuses twelve colours into a circular gradient of 58 sapphires that illuminate the bezel. Each colour band has a matching baguette gem-stone sapphire hour marker on the sapphire dial. Carrying on this total transparency, the 158 components in the manual-winding, in-house, skeletonised Calibre 3.1 (55 hours of power reserve) include a motion-work bridge and train-wheel bridge in sapphire, creating the impression that the movement is floating in the air. This X-Ray Electro confirms the J12 as a twenty-first century icon.

Function

  • Function
    Hours, Minutes

Movement

  • Movement name
    Calibre 3.1
  • Energy supply
    Manual-winding
  • N° of components
    158
  • N° of jewels
    21
  • Power reserve
    55 hours
  • Vibrations
    28800
  • Form
    Round
  • Height/thickness
    6.77 mm
  • Diameter
    28.36 mm

Case

  • Form
    Round
  • Material
    Sapphire
  • Diameter
    38.00 mm
  • Back
    Sapphire
  • Water-resistance
    30 m

Dial

  • Material
    Sapphire

Strap

  • Material
    Sapphire
  • Fastening
    Folding clasp

Artistic crafts

  • Type of stones
    Diamonds / sapphires
  • N° of stones
    93 Units
  • Carat weight
    9.07
  • Type of artistic crafts
    Gem-setting

Characteristics

  • Limited/numbered edition
    12