Designed in 1996, the Toric is Parmigiani Fleurier’s dress watch. The model arranged a comeback a couple of months prior with the Toric Chronometer and the shrewd Toric Hemisphères Rétrograde . The last highlights a subsequent time region sign that can be changed in accordance with the moment through an extra crown. In contrast to by far most of movement watches, the Toric takes into account the change of double cross zones – in any event, for places with a half-hour or quarter-hour contrasts from the entire hour times set from GMT. Another steel adaptation of this watch is currently available.
Originally accessible in pink gold, the model was granted in the ‘Travel Watch’ class at GPHG 2017 (the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève – the Oscars of watchmaking). It is presently offered in a steel rendition. The dark opaline dial highlights pink gold files. It is matched with lance molded hands covered with radiant material. The subsequent time region is appeared by rhodium-plated submits the 12 o’clock sub-dial. Close to it is the comparing day/night sign. The neighborhood time day/night sign is shown at 6 o’clock coaxially with the little seconds. The retrograde date is demonstrated by the bow tipped hand.
The steel case is 42.8mm in width and sits with a pleasant presence on the wrist. Similarly as with all Toric watches, it includes a ventured bezel that substitutes gadroons and knurling (a high quality procedure that comprises in making indents in the metal with a wheel). It is flawlessly made, quintessentially exemplary, yet with a little touch of unusualness with its two crowns. The first is utilized to wind the watch, set the neighborhood time and the date. The subsequent one to change the subsequent time region freely, withdrawing it from the base movement.
Turning the watch over, the primary thing to get your attention is the off-focused sapphire gem uncovering the PF317 type. It depends on a programmed development working at 4 Hz. Its two barrels coupled in arrangement give a uniform force dissemination more than 50 hours of force save. The ‘complication’ module has been created with Agenhor. It takes into consideration the viable various time region and retrograde date signs. As consistently with Parmigiani Fleurier, it is brilliantly gotten done with Geneva stripes and angled scaffolds. The gold rotor is guilloché and embellished with the PF initials.
The Parmigiani Toric Hemisphères Rétrograde is worn on a dark crocodile tie with a steel collapsing clasp. Cost is set at CHF 18,500 (compared to CHF 29,500 for the pink gold form). For more data, if it’s not too much trouble, visit www.parmigianifleurier.com .