MW&Co: Asset Joey Starr, Flyback chronograph - The Ultimate Flyback Chronograph
Like all other models in the Asset collection, the lightweight yet rugged Joey Asset with its black and bronze accents is hand-assembled by owner and watchmaker, Romain Mussato and adopts the Asset collection customisation aspects, namely exacting precision 3916A caliber, Grade 5 titanium case and a characteristic see through aluminium dial. Limited to just 20 pieces world wide with an ethos of made in France requirement this arresting Automatic Flyback chronograph is ready for a challenge and designed to survive thanks to its titanium machined damper lugs.
Designed in collaboration with Joey Starr and French master jewellers it features a most stunning 18k solid gold Asset ring, handmade bronze PVD coated machined lugs which are crafted from an astounding 14 components and a vast 60 hour power reserve. On top of that this distinctive symphony of emotion and horological technique offers two column wheels, double counter hour and minutes, water resistance of 30 metres, while the richly filled Super-Luminova indexes and hands provide perfect legibility in all conditions.
A handmade bronze Veal leather strap with 2 micro-blasted Grade 5 titanium insertsperfectly aligns with the bronze PVD coating of the micro-blasted titanium bezel and crown. Combining the perfect measure of firmness and flexibility, it fastens securely with a distinctive 18k solid gold buckle. Designed with passion and crafted from the finest materials such as impact and scratch resistant sapphire crystal the result is a collectors timepiece that is ever so wearable.