Le Rhöne was based 10 years in the past by Loïc Florentin and Timo Rajakoski. The unbiased watchmaking model has launched a double retrograde perpetual calendar tourbillon to have fun this anniversary. Its motion is the results of an authentic joint engineering mission that introduced collectively two of one of the best high-end motion specialists, Agenhor and Le Cercle des Horlogers. Famend watch designer Eric Giroud was solicited for the seems of the mannequin.
This anniversary watch is introduced within the Horology assortment, whose case was redesigned by Eric Giroud for the event. With a 45mm measurement, the mannequin has been modernized with streamlined traces and a bigger dial aperture. Its development combines platinum for the higher components such because the bezel, the 2 cowl plates, and the caseback, with grade 5 titanium for the case sides. This authentic combine permits utilizing platinum whereas holding an affordable weight.
For its engine, Le Rhöne sparked an authentic collaboration between two high-end motion makers. Regulated by a one-minute flying tourbillon, the bottom calibre is made by Le Cercle des Horlogers and drives a perpetual calendar designed and made by Agenhor. This enables the creation of a novel structure for the midnight blue opaline dial. The day and date are retrograde indications. A discreet opening reveals the month a intercalary year at 12 o’clock. Final, the propeller form flying tourbillon beats at 6 o’clock. Its frequency is of 3Hz and the ability reserve is 72 hours.
Turning the watch over, the exhibition caseback reveals the opposite aspect of the motion with its propeller-shaped micro-rotor. The ornament is trendy with darkish gray micro-blasted surfaces.
The Le Rhone Horology Tourbillon QP Retrograde comes on an alligator leather-based strap with a titanium folding buckle. It’s launched in a restricted version of 10 items. The worth is about at CHF 148,500.
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