Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Girard-Perregaux Launches a New Bi-Axial Tourbillon

This past week at TimeCrafters in New York City, Girard-Perregaux launched their new
DLC Titanium Bi-Axial Tourbillon -
Courtesy of Girard-Perregaux


DLC titanium case

Diameter: 45 mm

Height: 18.50 mm

Sapphire crystal

Sapphire case-back secured by 6 screws

Water resistance: 30 metres

Girard-Perregaux movement GPE0201

mechanical with manual winding

Calibre: 15 1/3 ’’’

Fitting diameter: 34 mm

Frequency: 21,600 vibrations/hour (3 Hz)

Tourbillon: 113 components, 0.80 grams, one complete revolution in 3 minutes and 45 seconds

Variable inertia balance fitted with gold adjustment screws

Balance spring: Phillips curve; Geneva Stud

Jewels: 28

18k gold barrel bridges and central bridge

Power reserve: min. 72 hours, two coaxial barrels

Functions: Bi-axial Tourbillon, hour, minute

Alligator strap with folding buckle

Limited edition of 8 pieces

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