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The New Louis Erard 78 104 AA 11 Men’s Héritage Automatic Chronograph

by John Sealander  

This superb Louis Erard three-register chronograph is a celebration of Switzerland’s watchmaking heritage.

Louis Erard WatchesWhen Louis Erard and André Perret founded Louis Erard in 1929, they were determined to continue the Swiss tradition of crafting innovative, high quality mechanical timepieces. They also wanted to do something nobody had done before: offer Swiss made quality and interesting complications at an affordable price.

Their success at turning this dream into a reality has made Louis Erard timepieces a favorite of discriminating watch aficionados and even other watchmakers. These people know that Louis Erard’s technically innovative, classically styled, all mechanical watches are an exceptional value.

The new Louis Erard Héritage Chronograph introduced at Baselworld 2014 provides an excellent example of why this small Swiss watchmaker is so highly regarded. This sophisticated three-register chronograph offers authentic vintage styling in a larger 42 mm size preferred by today’s watch fans. A beautiful silver-toned dial incorporates well-placed 30-minute and 12-hour totalizers, along with a continuous small seconds display at 9 o’clock. These beautiful, blue sub-dials provide the perfect contrast to the silver dial with its precisely engraved minute scale on the beveled chapter ring. There is also a large day/date display at 3 o’clock.

Louis Erard 78 104 AA11 Héritage Chronograph
Louis Erard  78 104 AA11 Héritage Chronograph
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The Héritage 78 104 AA 11 is powered by a precision automatic Valjoux 7750 chronograph movement and protected by a massive stainless steel case that is water resistant to 165 feet. The chronograph is equipped with an anti-reflective, scratch resistant sapphire crystal and has an exhibition back so you can view the intricate movement at work. Breaking with tradition, Louis Erard has fitted this traditionally styled chronograph with a modern black fabric strap with contrasting white top stitching that is secured by a convenient folding deployment clasp.

Louis Erard 78 104 AA 11 Men’s Héritage Automatic Chronograph

Key Features:

  • Swiss made timepiece
  • Swiss ETA Valjoux 7750 calibre movement
  • Round stainless steel case, diameter 42 mm
  • Silver-toned dial with exhibition caseback
  • Date window at 3 o’clock and 3 blue chronograph counters
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Black fabric strap with steel folding clasp
  • Water resistant to 165 feet
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty

The craftsmanship and attention to detail on this fine, all-mechanical timepiece is simply amazing. The new Louis Erard Héritage 78 104 AA 11 is the perfect way to experience the joy of wearing a fine vintage timepiece without any of the expensive repair and maintenance issues. Only you need to know that you’re wearing a brand new watch designed to provide a lifetime of reliable service. If you’re ready to celebrate Switzerland’s watchmaking heritage with a fine mechanical timepiece, contact an authorized Louis Erard dealer today and reserve your own Héritage 78 104 AA 11 chronograph while they’re still available.

Gevril Group US Agent for Louis Erard Watches

Gevril GroupGevril Group is the sole US agent for Louis Erard Watches. Contact Gevril Group by email or call 845-425-9882.

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