Historiador- Tradicion ‘San Rafael’
Following its inception in 1882, Cuervo y Sobrinos enjoyed years of continuous growth. On several occasions it moved to ever-larger premises in order to meet the growing demand for its jewelry and watches. The company moved to a new boutique on Calle San Rafael, a prestigious boulevard in Havana. Each dial is adorned with a ‘frappage’ motif, dauphine-style hands, the prominent central sweep seconds hand, with its ebullient red tip which emulate those found on the original Tradition of the 1950s . The case back is engraved with a depiction of the brand’s former boutique on Calle San Rafael in Havana.
Movement: CYS 5203, base SW 240-1,38 hours, Automatic
Function: Hours, Minutes, Central Seconds, Date, Day of the week Indicator
Case: CYS 5203, base SW 240-1, 13”’, automatic, diameter: 50 mm, height: 5.05 mm, 38 hours, 26 jewels, 28800 A/h, finished oscillating weight with engraving
Hands: Hours and minutes ‘dauphine’ style, red arrow-shaped seconds hand
Buckle: Stainless steel folding buckle, featuring an open worked CyS-branded clasp
Strap: Stainless Steel
Dial: Silver-toned. Rose gold plated, applied trapezoidal and circular indexes. A finely decorated dial with grid-shaped ‘frappage’, inspired by the original dial motif employed on the former 1950s model’.
Limited Edition: 149 of 188 pieces. Made in Switzerland, 2 year manufacturer’s warranty.
Founded in 1882, Cuervo y Sobrinos has a prodigious history, enriched with many significant milestones along the way. By having a long history, there is an inference that a company possesses expertise and certainly over the coming pages there are many examples of the Maison’s virtuosity.