CREUX AUTOMATIQ GHOST SHADOW: CHANGING THE FACE OF SPORTS LUXE
Creux Automatiq has been going from strength to strength, the Aussie born, Swiss brand is proving to be a new force in the luxury watch industry.
In late 2015 Creux Automatiq, a boutique watch company based in Sydney, Australia was born. They launched their first Swiss timepiece; the “Ghost CA-01”. The watch received glowing reviews from critics and industry all over the world. The design focus is avant garde, respective of the classics, but with an eye on the future of horology. Creux is now stocked in 17 different countries around the world.The Shadow and Gen II are the latest editions to GHOST series, these pieces boast a 10 atm water resistance, with a double anti glare coated sapphire crystal, that gives a clear look into the complex swiss made mechanical heart of the watch. The 33 jewel automatic movement is beautiful to look at with its black pvd brushed finish, and comes with a 36 hour power reserve. What’s more impressive is the price! The Ghost series retails for $2400 usd.
The Ghost Series complex movement is produced by a company called Swiss Tech in Botyre, Switzerland. Creux Automatiq are currently the only brand licensed to use this specific movement.The story behind Creux Automatiq is equally as interesting as their timepieces. It is a tale of a Kiwi in Australia, making Swiss watches. Dane Rumble, the founder of Creux Automatiq, admits the Ghost series is the result of a passion project that took several years in the making. The objective of launching Creux Automatiq was to introduce to market an elegant quality timepiece, with complex movement at a decent price.Creux Automatiq are currently developing two new models, scheduled for release mid 2019, playing with new materials, such as forged carbon and ceramic. Plus look out for a ladies model!Watch enthusiasts can purchase Creux Automatiq pieces from their website as well as select retailers around the globe.
Ghost series Specifications:
Case size: 45mm
Dimensions : 45mm x 50mm x 12mm
Case Material: 316L Stainless steel, titanium PVD coated
Deployment clasp: 316L Stainless Steel
Strap: Rubberised water resistant calf leather.
Top Lens: Sapphire Crystal
Water Resistance: 10 atm
Lume: Super Luminova
Made in: Switzerland.
Display by means of hands, hours, minutes and seconds
Small hand 9 o’clock
– Skeleton Calendar 6h
– Skeleton Main Plate
Winding Stem: 3 positions: 1) Manual winding 2) Date setting 3) Time setting
Winding with Stem: Min. 27 turns
With Self-Winding: 18 cycles/min for 1h 30min
Running Time: 36 hours