Saturday, September 25, 2010
PARMIGIANI FLEURIER BUGATTI 370 TYPE
Developed from an entirely revolutionary concept for watch-making, taken directly from automotive technology, the Bugatti Type 370 imposes its aesthetic with parts arranged like a transversal engine. The result: An architectural masterpiece, and a very limited edition wristwatch that The Watch Quote™ is now pleased to present...
Movement: Two spring drums in series, angling, all painstaking work, fine sanding of the plates, lines drawn on the rims.
21,600 alternations per hour, autonomy 10 days, dimensions: 21mm, 32 rubies.
Universal Joints on the mechanical winding and time-set transmissions: Conical cogwheels with conical teeth for the return. Autonomy with conical differential with conical teeth. Movement mounting on silent blocks with five plates by a brace and micro-nuts.
Wheels in rim form.
Functions: hours, minutes, autonomy.
Dial: Silver-plated 18carat gold surface with appliqué rods in luminous finish.
In the centre, varnished appliqué in H red, black or wisped down rhodium finish.
Hands: Hours and minutes in “Delta” type Parmigiani Fleurier, rhodium-coated or blue steel, with luminous finish.
Case: 18carat gold. Number of parts: 8. Number of sapphire crystals: 6
Bracelet : Hermès H red leather or black.
Starter : Dynamometric system tool in aluminium and steel with time-set and movement winder ferrules on both sides.
Water resistance: 30 meters.
Limited edition of 50 per year for each dial colour (100 in total)
Recommended retail price: €200,000 ($268,000 USD)
Posted by Curlee Daddee at 8:44 AM