Month: July 2017

2013 Sihh New Product Preview – Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Seconds

Following the release of platinum in early 2012, Greubel Forsey has released a special limited edition of 33 Tourbillon 24 Seconds Contemporain watches with titanium movement and 5N red gold case.
 As one of the Coperfus Contemporain watches, the Tourbillon 24 Seconds Contemporain uses a series of round cases. The three-dimensional structure of the watch allows you to appreciate the beauty of micromechanics. A fundamental invention of the Tourbillon 24 Secondes tourbillon is the highlight.
 The watch was originally designed with a circular background and three-dimensional angles to highlight the beauty of the Gaubus 24 seconds tourbillon. For the first time, Coperfors used the noble Royal Blue as the main board to splint to enhance the depth of vision.
 Tourbillon 24 Seconds Contemporain watch with 5N red gold case, titanium movement, limited to 33 pieces.

Architectural performance
 The eager pursuit of multidimensional balance drove Robert. Robert Greubel and Stefan. Stephen Forsey used their infinite creativity in structural design and technology. The transparent tourbillon splint made of sapphire crystal makes the tourbillon as if suspended in mid-air, which is dazzling, and the relief at 12 o’clock and the metal time scale on the ring made of sapphire crystal are also innovation space for each part An example of management, these elaborate designs show that the two are challenging the limits of creativity.
Distinguished royal blue
 The Tourbillon 24 Seconds Contemporain watch has become the focal point with its brilliant royal blue-machined titanium movement juxtaposed with a gorgeous tourbillon. This unique color is reminiscent of the abyss of the ocean, with a red gold case and hands to enhance the depth of the movement’s structure.
 The purity of such a strong blue color is the result of a special oxidation process obtained after many studies and experiments. The hue responds to the infinite change of light, sparkles, and gives an extremely vitality.
24 Second Tourbillon
 The third basic invention of Gopherfuss-the 24-second tourbillon is a high-efficiency tourbillon frame that rotates rapidly in 24 seconds and tilts 25 degrees, effectively reducing the negative impact of gravity on the oscillator, especially in stable positions See its good performance from time to time.
Technical Information
 The movement consists of 267 parts, 88 of which are tourbillon frames weighing 0.39 grams. They are made of two coaxial barrels and provide a 72-hour power reserve. Balance without balance spring, Philips winding spring and vibration frequency is 3Hz / 21,600 APH.
 The royal blue of the titanium metal plate and plywood is specially anodized, and both are straight and speckled by human hands.
 The main board and plywood are made of nickel silver, nickel and palladium processing, decorated with drilling frosting and straight lines, and manually polished and chamfered.
 The tourbillon splint is made of transparent sapphire crystal, and the tourbillon frame is made of titanium. The hour and minute dials are made of sapphire crystal, and the small seconds dial and power reserve indicator are made of gold. The 5N red gold case has a diameter of 43.5 millimeters and a thickness of 15.2 millimeters. The mirror and caseback are made of domed sapphire crystal. Comes with a hand-stitched blue alligator strap with a 5N red gold folding clasp.