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CVSTOS Unveils Proudly Nigeria Limited Edition Watch

proud Nigeria watch

Geneva based watchmaker, CVSTOS, is out with a collection of masterfully crafted timepiece, the Proud Nigeria edition. The collection epitomizes a rare fusion of patriotism, master watchmaking and luxury.

In the spirit of creating a fine timepiece that goes beyond exquisite craftsmanship and materials, Zakaa, a contemporary Nigerian retailer of leading luxury brands, partnered with renowned Swiss Watchmaker CVSTOS, to create a truly luxurious masterpiece that embodies the Nigerian identity.

When Aderemi Ajidahun, Zakaa’s founder and mentor, approached CVSTOS to develop this exclusive timepiece it was clear to him that his search for a mean of honouring his beloved Nigeria, one that would celebrate how PROUD NIGERIA is indeed, was finally over. After all, when understanding that Zakaa is an anagram of his daughter’s, it becomes perfectly clear the passion that moves Aderemi Ajidahun is one that celebrates Nigeria in its whole, what it is and what it will be.

The CVSTOS Proud Nigeria represents national pride, fine Swiss watch making with the finest materials, all combined in an absolutely stunning timepiece. The ever-present Nigerian green is placed in the second’s hand, animating the dial as time passes and inviting the eye to follow the mesmerizing colour.

Jetliner Proud Nigeria Bicolor Red Gold 5N croco

The Nigerian National Emblem serves as a unique inspiration for the sculpted dial.

The Nigerian National Emblem serves as a unique inspiration for the sculpted dial which is laid on the open-work movement fitted in a tonneau-shaped case. Its self winding automatic movement is result of the finest of Swiss watchmaking historical tradition refined and redesigned by CVSTOS and hand assembled in its workshops in Geneva.

Inspired by Nigeria’s National Emblem, CVSTOS and Zakaa sharing the same philosophy and values of quality and excellence now presents this exclusive edition rightly entitled Proud Nigeria.

The Jetliner SL II Proud Nigeria Edition is presented in a 41 x 53.7mm tonneau-shaped case in four different versions: Steel, Steel with Red Gold components, Blue Steel with Red Gold components and Red Gold 5N with Black Titanium components.

The dial inspired in the Nigeria National Emblem – a Y placed on a black shield sided by two horses and crowned by an eagle – represent Nigeria’s most treasured current and historical values and symbols. The open-work dial not only allows the viewing of the movement works as well as highlighting the sculptured dial sublimated by contrasting polished and sandblasted finishing.

The automatic winding movement is powered by CVSTOS 350 calibre offering the functions of hour, minute and seconds alongside a date window placed at 6 o’clock. All movements’ components are designed by CVSTOS specifications and assembled by hand in Geneva by the brand’s knowledgeable watchmakers. The screw down-crown sporting a Nitril (Nitril-NBR®) ring allows the timepiece to be water resistant to 100M/10ATM.

On the case back, each version of the PROUD NIGERIA edition is engraved with its limited and serial number and sapphire glass allows the eye to gaze directly into the heart of the movement.

The Proud Nigeria is complemented with a genuine handmade and stitched crocodile strap.