LIP HIMALAYA 40 MM OPEN HEART FDS
$416,00 ($346,67 excl. EU VAT)
The history of the French watchmaker LIP starts in Besançon, in 1867, where its founder Emmanuel Lipmann launches a watchmaking workshop. Soon, his son Ernest upsets the discipline by creating the first phosphorescent dial, allowing a reading of the time even in the darkest recesses…
A few decades later, LIP watches will be worn by legends of the 20th Century, such as General de Gaulle, Bill Clinton and Sir Winston Churchill.
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|13,3 × 12,4 × 10,5 mm
|Man / Woman
|Case Diameter (millimeters)
One of the few skeleton watches available at Conteenium, the LIP Himalaya 40 mm Skeleton also known by its code name 671229, responds to a growing demand from fans of fine watchmaking watches with fully visible movement and affordable price …
LIP Himalaya Skeleton
This model offers deep exposure minute after minute, second after second on the heart of the watch and its mechanism.
What a pleasure to continuously observe each beat, each gear that reveals us this French automatic watch … Rotor, barrel, balance, spiral … all the components can be observed, studied or stopped by the holder of the timepiece with each moment.
You have read correctly: the mechanism and its second hand can be stopped thanks to the stop-second function of this watch. Within the shop Conteenium, rare are the so-called “accessible” watches that can afford the luxury of offering this function to accurately measure the ratio gain / loss in seconds of movement.
Great Amateur Pleasures
During the discovery of this model, the stop-second function pleased us, but two other details propel this timepiece on the podium of the best watches “Skeletons” to less than 500 euros:
– An automatic and manual winding movement, the Caliber 8N24.
Movement that has long made the reputation of Miyota Manufacture on the international market.
– An “Open Caseback” in other words an opening on the back of the watch highlighting the engravings made on the oscillating weight and on the back of the mechanism.
Let’s talk about “Design”
The aesthetics of this beautiful jewel leaves no one indifferent. With 40 millimeters in diameter, he marries the medium-sized male wrist with a rare ease and harmony …
The “White & Silver” color combination of the dial, matching the brown leather strap, offers a unique style to the watch, allowing it to slip easily under a traditional “Shirt / Tie” outfit, or in more casual conditions , in the evening or on weekends for example.
To offer, or to afford, this automatic 2-year warranty will make a perfect “first real watch” on your wrist or will quickly find its place in your collection of quality clocks …