The Romvlvs collection is a timepiece masterpiece of the CORUM watch with an Italian touch. Nowadays, in response to the voices of collectors, CORUM watches launched a limited edition in the 2018 Basel exhibition. This unassuming model has a fascinating charm of retrograde annual movements through a light, elegant and new layout, let’s look at this Corum Heritage Romvlvs 44 Annual Calendar Automatic Limited Edition Wristwatch R502/03235.
The birth of the Romvlvs watch stems from an accident. In 1966, when the CORUM watch received a custom-made dial for the new Basel watch exhibition, the Romvlvs watch, it was found that due to the negligence of the supplier, the time stamp was not installed. René Bannwart, the founder of the Corum brand at 11 years ago, decided to maintain the new schedule for the release of the Basel Watch Fair, which is an urgent time scales on the bezel. The Romvlvs watch was born in and later, becaming a popular piece of the brand.
Today, Corum is committed to admiring extraordinary creativity. If the dream watch is too big, or if the existing design is not satisfactory, then invent it by yourself! Creating dreams and giving wishes to reality is the leading concept of CORUM Watch: Craft Your Dreams. This creative declaration is still reflected in every CORUM watches. The new The Romvlvs watch is no exception.
However, what sets the series apart in 2018 is that it is a model that has been re-launched by collectors themselves. Jérôme Biard, CEO of CORUM, explained: “When I took office, I was shocked by the deep understanding of the brand history by senior collectors. During several trips around the world, I found out that from Asia to the Americas, the Romvlvs retrograde calendar watch is highly anticipated. The prototype was launched in 2008 and the anniversary edition was launched in 2018. We hope to present a limited series for senior collectors.”
The 44mm Romvlvs vintage watch retains the lightness of the Italian style. This watch is full of energy, not limited to the category restrictions, with a classic charm and wild temperament, as well as sporty and elegant style. It is light and smart, with a sweet scent, and the precious rose gold is ingeniously matched with the bold and bright green. It is designed in a classic style with a modern rubber strap. The dial looks traditional, but in fact it is made of green smoked sapphire material, like a layer of playful veil, showing endless beauty of the mechanical movement.
The watch follows the prototype Romvlvs watch, using the famous CO 502 movement with a frequency of 4 Hz (28,800 per hour), ensuring more than two days of power reserve (55 hours). The date reading is simple and intuitive, and the week, date and month can be read sequentially from left to right; the display mode is unique, and there are two windows and a central retrograde pointer, which again show the innovative watchmaking technology of CORUM watch.
The watch’s diameter is increased to 44 mm, making the rose gold and rubber bezel more eye-catching, and it uses the iconic design of the Romvlvs, the time markers is directly engraved on the bezel. The famous inscription is engraved on the back of the Romvlvs watch: “URBS” (Latin in the city), “ROMA” and the portrait of the Roman legionnaire. The limited edition of the 44mm Romvlvs calendar watch is limited to 25 pieces.
2018 New Corum Heritage Romvlvs 44 Annual Calendar Wristwatch
Dial Color: Translucent Green
Material: Smoked Sapphire Crystal
Case Material: 5N 18K Rose Gold
Case Size: 44 MM
Case Thickness: 11.75 MM
Crown: 5N 18K Rose Gold
Waterproof Depth: 30 M / 3 ATM
Strap Material: Green Rubber
Clasp: 5N 18K Rose Gold Triple Folding Buckle
Movement: CO 502 Automatic Movement
Function: Hour-Minute-Second, Date by Retrograde Hands in Center, Month at 3 o’clock, day at 9 o’clock
Power Reserve: 55 Hours
Limited to 25 Pieces