C1 Morgan Aero 8 Chronometer Brown/Red Peccary Leather

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Effortlessly stylish – just like the car it’s named after, the C1 Morgan Aero 8 Chronometer boasts a stunning ‘dashboard’ dial design with the iconic Morgan wings at 12 o’clock. But looks aren’t the only story. The C1 Morgan Aero 8 has technical prowess, too: from the timing capability of its subdials to the Calibre SH21 chronometer movement that ticks inside. Worth taking for a spin.

One for the roads

The most elaborate of our Morgan Chronometers, the Aero 8’s multi-layered dial is both unique and uniquely intricate. The central section – azzuré-textured, and finished in opalin white – is surrounded by a cambered black outer ring that displays the watch’s Arabic numerals. Two subdials are located at 6 and 9 o’clock, displaying two different horological complications that have been added to our in-house movement, Calibre SH21. While mimicking the dial’s aesthetic, hints of red are also introduced: firstly on the fuel gauge-inspired power reserve indicator, with the other being the small seconds hand at 6 o’clock.

The Aero 8 Chronometer’s case is just as striking. Inheriting our signature Grand Malvern design – created by senior designer Adrian Buchmann – its 40.5mm size means it’ll suit all wrists (and fit under those driving gloves).

Calibre SH21 hand-wound power reserve chronometer

Calibre SH21 movement was designed in-house by our then technical director Johannes Jahnke and is the first commercially viable mechanical movement from a British watch brand in over 50 years. In this particular version of Calibre SH21, small second and power reserve complications have also been added.

Calibre SH21’s bridge has been specially skeletonised to reflect the advanced engineering of the Aero 8 car while revealing its twin barrels underneath. When fully wound, both barrels – decorated here with an intricate concentric design – can supply five days’ worth of chronometer-certified timekeeping. The result is a movement that sits in the top six percent of all Swiss-made calibres for accuracy.

£2,495.00

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TECHNICAL

  • SKU – M01-40HPR1-S00W0-PT
  • Watch Model – C1
  • Size – 40.5mm
  • Dial Colour – White
  • Case Material – Stainless steel
  • Case Colour – Silver
  • Height – 11.65mm
  • Lug-to-Lug – 48.5mm
  • Case Weigh – t60g
  • Weight inc. Strap – 85g
  • Water Resistance – 3 ATM (30m)
  • Movement – Calibre SH21 COSC
  • Power Reserve – 120 hours
  • No of Jewels – 31
  • Complication Type – Power reserve
  • Vibrations – 28,800 p/hr (4Hz)
  • Timing Tolerance – -4/+6 sec p/day
  • Strap Size – 20mm
  • Strap Material – Peccary leather
  • Strap Colour – Tan

FEATURES

  • Swiss made
  • Christopher Ward’s in-house 31 jewel hand-wound Calibre SH21
  • 120 hour power reserve with power reserve indicator complication
  • Chronometer-certified (COSC)
  • Colimaçoné finish to movement with bespoke black PVD skeletonised bridge and polished chamfers
  • Polished surgical-grade stainless steel case with brushed sides
  • Push-down crown with Morgan logotype
  • Screw-in exhibition case back with engraved Morgan chassis number and serial number
  • Anti-reflective double curve top sapphire crystal
  • Azzuré subdial finish
  • Domed opalin dial
  • Power reserve indicator
  • Seconds sub dial
  • Brushed and polished steel hands
  • Italian Peccary leather strap with dress clasp and engraved CW motif
  • Eco-friendly luxury presentation case and owner’s handbook
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