A yr after its debut in stainless-steel, Parmigiani’s ingenious GMT watch is again in an expensive 18k rose gold case. As a member of the Tonda PF luxurious sports activities watch household, the operative phrases of user-friendliness and understatement are upheld on this GMT mannequin that makes use of superimposed hour palms to point native and residential time. This revolutionary and world-first GMT harnesses the rattrapante performance of a split-seconds chronograph to energy the split-seconds GMT hand.
Respecting the elegant minimalism that defines the Tonda PF assortment, the GMT Rattrapante is provided with two superimposed and skeletonised delta-shaped hour palms; one is rhodium-plated gold, and the opposite is 18k rose gold. The rose gold hand signifies native time and advances in one-hour jumps activated by way of the teardrop-shaped pusher on the case flank at 7 o’clock. The duty of the rhodium-plated hand is to show dwelling time, though it doesn’t have a 24-hour observe to differentiate between night time and day. As soon as the second time zone studying is now not related, the wearer can press the rose gold pusher built-in into the crown and watch the rose gold hand resume its place above the rhodium-plated hand, identical to the hand on a split-seconds chronograph.
The Tonda PF case, with its 40mm diameter and peak of 10.7mm, is crafted in 18k rose gold and options the hallmark hand-knurled and polished bezel and the seamlessly built-in gold bracelet. Alternating satin-finished flanks with polished pushers and bevels are attribute of the Tonda household. The case is waterproof to 60m.
Pared right down to the naked necessities, the dial incorporates a Milano blue hand-guilloché barleycorn sample with hand-applied rose gold indices and an oval cartouche with the letters PF at midday. With no superfluous components on the dial to complicate legibility, consulting dwelling and native time is hyper-intuitive.
A sapphire crystal caseback reveals the Parmigiani Fleurier manufacture automated motion – the calibre PF051 – with its 22k rose gold micro-rotor adorned with hand-guilloché and Côtes de Genève on the bridges. The frequency is 21,600vph, and the ability reserve is 48 hours.
The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante Rose Gold joins the everlasting assortment and retails for CHF 58,000. Extra info at Parmigiani.com.
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