BaselWorld 2018: The Double Tourbillon Technique Blue from Greubel Forsey

BaselWorld 2018: The Double Tourbillon Technique Blue from Greubel Forsey

March 23, 2018

The Double Tourbillon Technique Blue highlights Greubel Forsey’s first fundamental invention.

Integrated into the complex three-dimensional movement architecture, the sapphire crystal chapter-ring is transformed into a window through which to observe a miniature world of constant movement in which all the elements are intertwined, catching our eye from one gear-wheel to the next.

For this timepiece, the challenge for Greubel Forsey was to preserve the homogeneity of the remarkable blue finish despite the apparent complexity of the movement architecture with the forms of the plates and bridges, and their shadows. The immersion is such that it almost resembles an abyss. In addition, the tourbillon bridges showcase a perfect Greubel Forsey black-polish.

Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey have created a magnificently transparent timepiece where each and every element is enhanced and displayed without overshadowing others. The famous Double Tourbillon 30°, accompanied by four coaxial barrels, provides a chronometric power reserve of 120 hours. It contains an innovative spherical differential system for the power reserve display.

This timepiece is a perfect illustration of movement architecture, with watchmaking craftsmanship and decorative arts working together in perfect harmony.

Available from Cellini Jewelers, the Double Tourbillon Technique Blue in a titanium case is offered as a limited edition of 33 pieces.