Sarpaneva
Korona K0 | Northern Lights | 46mm

One of the Eight

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Sarpaneva
Korona K0 | Northern Lights | 46mm

One of the Eight

Regular price


As the son of jewellery designer Pentti Sarpaneva, and nephew of the internationally acclaimed designer and artist Timo Sarpaneva, it was always the case that Stepan’s career would take a creative direction. Educated at the Finnish School of Watchmaking and then WOSTEP, Sarpaneva (the brand) was formed in Helsinki, Finland, in 2003. Inspired by his time at manufactures including Piaget, Parmigiani, Vianney Halter and Christophe Claret, Stepan demonstrates his passion for the craft in each watch to come out of the workshop.

The Korona K0 has undergone several iterations throughout its lifetime, with this Northern Lights Limited Edition piece inspired by the naturally occurring lights at high altitude regions, in the northern hemisphere. The Northern Lights K0 is based on Sarpaneva’s K0 sports/dive watch, featuring the same angular 46mm case - handcrafted in Stepan’s Helsinki-based workshop - and screw-down crown, placed at 4 o’clock. This example, boasts an eye-catching luminous green dial, limited to only eight pieces.

The luminous material is a hardened composite, developed by Black Badger Advanced Composites and Canada-based Ambient Glow Technology, for Sarpaneva. A luminous plate sits beneath the open-worked, scalloped portion of the dial, ensuring strong visibility in low light. Large, highly-legible, dot hour indices and hands are filled with generous amounts of Super-LumiNova, which also glows green.

Sarpaneva favours the use of Soprod’s self-winding A10 in his watches, extensively modified to suit his requirements for each piece, beating at a rate of 28,800 A/h. The movement is rhodium-plated and carries perlage-finishing throughout, with a power-reserve of 42 hours. At 6 o’clock, Sarpaneva’s familiar stylised moonphase complication can be seen.

This Korona K0 Northern Light Edition is accompanied by its original box and paperwork. The watch was recently serviced by Sarpaneva, in May 2019. It comes with a service guarantee from Sarpaneva, along with two extra rubber straps.

Viewings can be arranged in Central London by appointment.
Brand: Sarpaneva
Model: Korona K0 Northern Lights Limited Edition
Movement: mechanical automatic Cal. modified Soprod A10
Functions: date, hours, minutes, phases of the moon (29.5 days)
Features: DLC coated luminous dial (green), with Black Badger and Ambient Glow, display back, skeletonised dial
Case: 46 mm stainless steel, 12mm thickness
Crystal: sapphire front and back
Bracelet: black Sarpaneva alligator strap
Box & papers: original box, paperwork
This Sarpaneva Korona K0 Northern Lights watch is in excellent condition, having recently been serviced by the Sarpaneva workshop. It is guaranteed for authenticity, and comes with a two-year warranty from A Collected Man.

All of our pre-owned watches have undergone thorough mechanical inspections, including being ultrasonically cleaned, serviced and resealed if appropriate and tested for at least four days, to ensure they meet our highest timekeeping standards. Our pre-owned and vintage watches, unless stated otherwise, are covered by a full or a limited twenty-four month warranty. For example, due to their age, some vintage watches should not be subjected to the same conditions as when they were new. Please see our Terms & Conditions for further information. 

All of our new watches are covered by the warranty from the original manufacturer. Please contact us for further information.

We offer worldwide delivery on all of our watches.

If ordering from the UK or Europe before 1 PM, your watch will be sent the same working day. The courier will depend on the value of the watch, with all watches delivered the next working day.

If ordering from outside Europe, delivery will depend on choice of courier and destination. 

You can cancel your order without giving any reason, within 14 days from the day the watch has been delivered to you.

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