Mechanicals wonders @ La Veille Russie New York: Elliptica & Toric Capitole
Launched @ La Veille Russie, New York, Parmigiani presents two news fabulous timepieces, to wait the full report very soon, some pics and technicals datas, enjoy & share:
The first, one, inspired by a vintage pocket watch with oval case and telescopic hands, to follow totally the shape of the case:
Model Elliptica, oval watch with telescopic hands.
Movement PF 111
Thickness: 4.9 mm.
30 jewels, 269 components
Frequency: 3Hz-21,600 vib/h
Hand-bevelled and engraved main plate and bridges.
Date at 6 o'clock.
One-week (8 day) power reserve
Power reserve indicator per disc at 12 o'clock.
Exterior Oval case: 52.20 x 37.88 mm.
Thickness: 12.55 mm.
Material: 18 ct white or rose gold. Polished finish.
Water resistance: 30 m.
Anti-reflective sapphire crystal.
Crown: Ø 6 mm.
Case-back with engraved sapphire crystal
Individual number engraved on the case-back.
Dial Gold and grand feu enamel.
Leather strap Hermès alligator with 18 ct gold ardillon buckle, polished finish.
The other model inspired by a pocket watch of the Frères Perrin, is the Toric Capitole. With an over-rare complications: Minute repeater + wandering hour.
MINUTE REPEATER CAPITOLE
Model Toric watch with sector display.
Sector display and minute repeater.
45-hour power reserve.
Calibre 12 ¼ '''- Ø 28 mm.
Total thickness 8.55 mm.
Frequency: 2.5 Hz – 18,000 vib/h. 33 jewels.
Hand-bevelled main plate and bridges.
Fluted cathedral chimes.
Functions Display of the hour and minutes per sector.
Exterior Round 3-part case: Ø 45 mm. Thickness: 12.9 mm.
Material: 18 ct white gold. Polished finish.
Water resistance: 10 m.
Hand engraved and knurled bezel.
Shaped anti-reflective sapphire crystal.
Crown: Ø 7 mm.
Case-back with sapphire crystal.
Individually numbered and engraved with
"A LA VIEILLE RUSSIE - NEW-YORK 2011" on the case-back.
Dial White mother-of-pearl, applied indexes.
Leather strap Hermès alligator with 18 carat white gold ardillon buckle, polished finish.