The Franck Muller Thunderbolt Tourbillon Replica was first revealed around the world this year in a special gala event in Monaco known as the planet Premiere of Haute Horlogerie (WPHH). Lots of guests found witness this true masterpiece from Franck Muller being revealed.
The Franck Muller Tourbillon is exclusive on the planet because it offers a tourbillon complication which makes a complete revolution once every 5 seconds, lending towards the apt Thunderbolt moniker. This really is undoubtedly the quickest tourbillon on the planet beating its nearest rival with a factor of 12. This movement required over 3 years of R&D and it was produced by master watch manufacturing company Pierre-Michele Golay and the team.
Not surprisingly this movement is hand wound and it provides a 60 hour power reserve. The FM2025T caliber is equipped by having an unparalleled 4 barrels that power the tourbillon permitting it attain the lightning fast speeds. The tourbillon can also be capable of making 12 rotations every minute because of the ceramic ball bearing where it moves.
At first glance, the case shape seems to become tonneau however the curved design discloses that it is a Cintree Curvex - an adjustment from Franck Muller. This Cintree Curvex shape is very large having a dimension of 55.05mm head to feet which is sculpted from 18kt white gold that's been satin finished. Franck Muller selects to sophistication this model having black alligator leather strap fitted having a folding clasp.
The dial is skeletonized revealing Franck Muller’s full variety of techniques if this involves the decoration from the movement. In the 6 position resides the Franck Muller Tourbillon complication in gold tone and decorated by having an ‘M’ in black steel. The hands will also be produced from black steel offering good contrast from the skeletonized dial.
Franck Muller Group (FMG) lately ended its fourth annual Salon World Première of Haute Horlogerie & Jewelry (WPHH) in Monaco. Several watches in the different Franck Muller Group brands (Rodolphe, Pierre Kunz, Antoine Martin, et al) were revealed, however the star from the show unquestionably would go to the brand new Franck Muller Tourbillon Rapide Thunderbolt. This is the quickest tourbillon ever, finishing a rotation every five seconds!
Yes indeed, this excellent tourbillon - run by four barrels - makes a person rotation in five seconds on the ceramic ball bearing. This really is 12x quicker than most tourbillons, which rotate once every usual a minute. The patented escapement with fixed escapement wheel and corrected anchor uses 3 years of R&D - the 231-part, manual wind mechanical beats at 21,600 oscillations each hour (3Hz),and it was developed FMG by master watch manufacturing company Pierre-Michele Golay (inventor from the Giga Tourbillon).