Chopard have been an important firm in the Swiss luxury landscape since they were founded in 1860, but they weren't always the house of haute horology that they are today. It wasn't until just over a quarter of a century ago, in 1993, when Karl-Friedrich Scheufele made the decision to refocus the brand's energies into the art of watchmaking, and only thee years later marked an important year in the history of Chopard L.U.C as they launched their first in-house movement. Since then, the in-house component of Chopard's watchmaking has gone from strength to strength, developing new movements at a steady rate till today, where the brand includes a stable of high complications, including full-strike complication watches and perpetual chronographs. The Chopard has also maintained an impressive cachet of exclusivity with the L.U.C collection, producing only 4500 pieces per year, which allows a total focus on quality finishing and mechanical accuracy. Made in partnership with Chopard. However, the opinions expressed in this article are our own in accordance with our*Editorial Policy.

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