THE AUTOMOBILE HERITAGE
LONGBRIDGE : 1960 – 1980
At the beginning of the XXth century, famous car manufacturers settled in Longbridge in England. Some of them had the genius to design cars capable of crossing time and eras.
The LONGBRIDGE traces the epic of an iconic miniature looking car. Between tradition and modernity, after having conquered passionate about racing over several rallies including Monte-Carlo’s in the 60s, it plays as well diversity by seducing women. Here, RESERVOIR takes inspiration from this little audacious’ measurement instruments to embody the urban chic and English luxury.
The RESERVOIR collection is a testament to the unique body of watchmaking knowledge that abides by the most stringent professional standards.
Qualified watchmakers design, assemble and check the meticulously calibrated settings of RESERVOIR watches in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. The fact that the checks are so thorough, and that such attention is devoted to every minor detail, means that RESERVOIR is truly proud to display the SWISS MADE label: an emblem of high quality watchmaking achieved through a patented proprietary module comprising 124 components.
In order to fine-tune the precision mechanism so that the three complications on the timepieces can be displayed, RESERVOIR has joined forces with one of the best-known Swiss watchmakers, specialized in designing high complication movements.
A 124-components proprietary watchmaking module has, to this end, been specially drawn up and patented. The module is powered by an ETA 2824-2 movement, widely acclaimed for its reliability and precision, oscillating at 28,800 alt./h.
All RESERVOIR watches feature a retrograde minute hand, a jumping hour and a 37-hours power reserve.