MW&CO: ASSET KOTA, Automatic Flyback Chronograph
Exclusive, Entirely Hand-Made Technical Supremacy
Tailor-made the essence of the Asset Kota is the intense desire to go beyond a regular flyback chronograph construction. Offering staggering precision, the build quality is brilliant, combining industrial strength construction with a sporty, modern aesthetic. Limited to exactly ten timepieces, this extraordinary watch has seriously great features, vastly superior Caliber 3916A, higher-end two column-wheels, which can be instantly reset to zero, while continuously in motion. Damper lugs and amazing crystal with anti-reflective coating. Notably lightweight, thanks to the luxurious use of titanium, the Kota really is the king of flyback chronographs.
With an ethos of made in France requirement, this automatic marvel is developed in house, and found nestling at its heart is a 28’800 A/h poetic and ultra-precise movement. It also has a mighty impressive 60-hour power reserve, and unique damper system lugs. Not only eye catching these dampers are a technical masterpiece-14 tailored micro components per lug, all microblasted Grade 5 titanium machined in the finest quality material with a raven black DLC coating and 5N gold lacquer filling. Reaching new heights in innovative ambition, they stretch and compress to counterbalance the wrist.
Another remarkable feature, which requires unprecedented skills and expertise is the meticulously executed open grill dial. An incredibly difficult-to-master feature, its crafted from Microblasted brass with black galvanic treatment, indexes with black SLN BL filling. Equipped with two chronograph counters placed between 3 and 9 o’clock crafted in polished brass and gold 5N PVD- ultimately creating an astonishing masterpiece of French watchmaking. Equal expertise is applied to the notably stunning 46mm Microblasted Grade 5 titanium case, enhanced with PVD under layer and golden coating 5N gold with Zapon protection. These features make this exclusively limited timepiece a distinctive collector’s item and absolute joy to wear.
Add an Alligator strap for sublime splendour. Handmade, from Mississippiensis alligator leather, it’s the king of exotics, lined for comfort, incredibly textured, thick, and re-markedly durable. The 2 microblasted inserts and buckle are premium Grade 5 titanium with black DLC coating. Extremely exceptional, the entire assembly of the 275 components are hand-assembled, piece by piece, by the MW&Co‘s own watchmaker. Then subjected to a rigorous 3 week testing to obtain accurate and responsive measurement, flawless finish and technical prowess. Impressively the Kota effortlessly achieves their go above & beyond philosophy.
La Montre Française Baselworld 2019