Chronoswiss Delphis

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Chronoswiss Delphis, case in red gold, dial in copper
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Chronoswiss Delphis, stainless steel

Delphis is an automatic watch by Chronoswiss.

The Delphi combines three very different types of display on one dial: retrograde for the minutes, digital for hours and analog for the second. According to the given information this combination has never existed before at a wristwatch.


CH 1221 R 18ct red gold (50g) CH 1221 R ku red gold (50g)
CH 1222 R 18ct red gold/steel (13g) CH 1223 ku steel
CH 1420, platinum 950 (62g), (99 pieces) limited edition
CH 1420 mp, platinum 950 (62g), (99 pieces) limited edition
CH 1421, 18ct gold (48g) CH 1421 mp, 18ct gold (48g)
CH 1421 R, 18ct red gold (48g), CH 1421 R co, 18ct red gold (48g)
CH 1421 R bl, 18ct red gold (48g), CH 1421 R mp, 18ct red gold (48g)
CH 1421 W, 18ct white gold (48g)
CH 1422, 18ct gold (12g)/steel, CH 1422 R, 18ct red gold (12g)/steel
CH 1422 R co, 18ct red gold (12g)/steel, CH 1422 R mp, 1ct red gold (12g)/steel
CH 1423, steel, CH 1423 co, bl, bk, mp, steel


Exclusive automatic Chronoswiss manufacture movement C.124, base calibre Enicar, 21,600 A/h
11¾ lignes
32 jewels
Rotor with ball-bearing
Movement numbered
Precision adjustment, Incabloc shock absorber
35 hours power reserve


Hours, minutes, seconds, hacking seconds
Massive, guilloché 925er sterling silver dial with printed, Arabic numerals, numbered or with colored dial: mother of pearl (mp), blue (bl), copper (co), black (bk)
Blued steel hands


Solid 19-partite case
Ø 38 mm, height: 11 mm
Cannellated bezel , sapphire crystal with single-sided anti-glare treatment
Onion crown
Screwed caseback, sapphire crystal with single-sided anti-glare treatment
Screwed lugs with patented system Autobloc
Waterproof to 3 atm (30 m).


Louisiana crocodile leather strap with tang-type buckle.


In 1998 Chronoswiss won with this model the 1st prize "Golden Balance" of the magazine Uhrenmagazin. In the same year the 9th place at the "Watch of the Year" and the Chronos Innovation Prize was gained. Already in 1997, the Delphis was for the first time on the 3rd place at the election "Watch of the year". When choosing "the best watches in the world 2003", announced by the Uhrenmagazin and Focus online, the readers and internet users chose the Delphis for 2nd place in the category up to 5,000 euros.