Laurent Ferrier watches are about style. The brand is one of the uncommon guides to rehearse super-conventional watchmaking on the indy scene. After the tourbillon , the yearly schedule or the double time , Laurent Ferrier investigates perhaps the best complications you can think about: the minute repeater. Meet the new and very exclusive Laurent Ferrier Galet Minute Repeater School Piece.
Laurent Ferrier has consistently been about the reevaluation of works of art. Be it the plan or the complications, the brand centers around taking practices into the 21st century with magnificence, tastefulness and watchfulness. After the tourbillon, it’s time for Ferrier to introduce its own vision of quite possibly the best and most conventional complications ever: the minute repeater.
Soft, rich and limited, the new Laurent Ferrier Galet Minute Repeater School Piece is about what’s within. Likewise with all Laurent Ferrier watches, it’s not a hotshot watch. Remotely, except for the trigger on the left half of the case and a tone-on-tone notice of “repetition minute” on the dial, nothing shouts about the complexity of this piece – once more, as most LF watches.
The School Piece case houses another development for Laurent Ferrier, in light of a ébauche by La Fabrique du Temps (who additionally gives this equivalent base development to GP, Vuitton or Ralph Lauren). The tolling system, with two mallets and the lead representative obvious on the rear. This hand-wound development has been adjusted by LF’s necessities, with the edge spring for the snap, recently planned extensions and a customized adornment. It puts away to 80h of force save and, of course, is done in an amazing way – hand-cleaned inclined points, huge Geneva stripes, dark cleaning on the mallets, interior points on the steel parts…
The framework works in an old style way. On demand, it sends out a low-pitched vibe for every hour, a twofold high-and low-pitched note for the quarters, and a piercing note for consistently that has slipped by since the last quarter. The Laurent Ferrier Galet Minute Repeater School Piece is adjusted thusly: D sharp for the hours, F sharp for the minutes, together sounding a significant third interval.
To improve the sound, the new Laurent Ferrier Minute Repeater is cased in treated steel – emphasizing the ring and enriching it with a reasonable, light tone. The case has a similar shape and measurement as other School Piece watches, which means a 40mm width and a tallness of 14.20mm. The case isn’t water-resistant.
The dial, with extraordinary cleanness, is introduced in a vertically brushed 6N red gold tone with a differentiating little second sub-dial and white gold hands and indexes.
This new Laurent Ferrier Galet Minute Repeater School Piece will be super-elite, as only five will be created over the two one years from now, at a cost of CHF 290,000. More subtleties at laurentferrier.ch .