Tonda 1950 LuneReference# PFC284-1000200
- Case: 18-karat rose gold
- Size: 39mm
- Movement: automatic-winding manufacture caliber PF708
- Function: date, moon phases for Northern and Southern Hemispheres
- Power Reserve: approximately 48 hours
- Water Resistance: 30m
- Dial: slate grey, opaline
- Caseback: sapphire crystal
- Hands: skeletonized
- Strap/Bracelet: alligator leather
- Factory Warranty: three years
Two years after it first appeared, Parmigiani Fleurier is updating the aesthetic of the Tonda 1950 Lune with a model featuring a slate dial. It showcases the poetry of the “lunar calendar” complication, which illuminates the dial with a new layout. Behind this harmony, it is easy to forget the sheer mechanical complexity required to create an ultra-thin self-winding movement which comprises so many time indications. The Tonda 1950 Lune is both a technical and beautiful tour de force.
With a rose gold case matched with a slate color dial, this Tonda 1950 Lune is the epitome of the classic elegant watch. The lunar calendar, displaying the two hemispheres, is located at 10 o’clock instead of its previous position at 12 o’clock. This offset layout balances the date at 3 o’clock, the logo at 1 o’clock, and the small seconds window at 6 o’clock. All of the time indications are structured to create a pleasingly harmonious dial.
The Tonda 1950 Lune owes its slender proportions to its caliber, the PF708, a mechanism combining precision and reliability with automatic winding thanks to its platinum micro-rotor. Its elements have been carefully arranged on the main plate to ensure the various time indications are harmoniously displayed. As is standard practice at Parmigiani Fleurier, and one of its hallmarks, it boasts hand-applied finishes and beveled bridges. Its sublime structure is complemented by “Côtes de Genève” decoration.