Since the SIHH 2017, Parmigiani has relaunched the Toric assortment, bringing it back in hyper-complex releases as well as in more straightforward renditions, as the Toric Qualité Fleurier and the Toric Chronomètre – two watches with time-and-date shows, which were re-versions of Michel Parmigiani’s first watch. Be that as it may, PF doesn’t fail to remember its very good quality assortment and as a component of the pre-SIHH 2019 oddities, the brand introduces another adaptation of the wonderful and original Toric Capitole, presently in Rose Gold/Brown Dial – with a combination of a chiming complication and wandering hours.
Surprisingly, the Toric assortment by Parmigiani Fleurier houses the absolute most exemplary models of the brand – with the “vintage” inspired Toric Qualité Fleurier , the Toric Chronomètre and the Toric Hémisphère Rétrograde – however it likewise comprises the most top of the line bits of the brand – think minute repeaters or tourbillons. PF will introduce another form of the time-and-date model for the SIHH 2019 (more in the coming days), and there will likewise be another model on the far edge of the range. Complex, original and novel, it is an exhibition of the brand’s savoir-faire.
This 2019 Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole depends on an existing model, which was watchfully introduced at the SIHH 2018, again as a pièce unique. On the off chance that in fact nothing has changed, the brand now offers a new shading combination just as another dial. For the event, this watch is presently accessible in a combination of a 18k rose gold case – measuring 45mm in measurement and as yet relying on the mark Toric case, with gadroons and knurling – with a rose gold guilloché dial and numerous brown accents – resulting in a warm watch.
One of the two fascinating parts of this Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole (the subsequent one is on the converse side) lies in its presentation. Conventional hands are not utilized here yet instead a combination of wandering hours and minutes on a track – purported area time indication. Inspired by the pocket watch made by Perrin Frères dating from the mid nineteenth century, and now possessed by the Sandoz Foundation (proprietor of PF), this module, straightforwardly coincided with the hour wheel, incorporates a rotational framework comprising three planetary cog wheels with four arms, each finish of which bears a numeral to indicate the hour (1 to 12). The time is shown in a semi-circle on the upper portion of the bezel, on a dial comprising 60-minute indexes.
This uncommon presentation isn’t the solitary delicacy found in the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole. As you would have seen, the left half of the case includes a trigger, indicating the presence of a minute repeater complication. To upgrade the sound, PF decided to equip the Toric Capitole with cathedral gongs, which are curled twice around the development – meaning any longer than typical gongs, amplifying the acoustic quality compared with a single set. The development, made in-house, is wonderfully finished.
This new form of the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole is a special piece – which will be shown at the SIHH 2019 – and its cost may be given upon demand. More subtleties at www.parmigiani.com .