The brand Parmigiani Fleurier produces about 5000 timepieces per year. It notes that in 1996 was released 56 pieces, which, bypassing the shops were delivered straight from the factory to customers. Today, the unique quality of equipment and execution of timepieces sold exclusively in retail stores specializing in the sale of high-quality watches. The long-term forecast is expected to increase annual output to watches from 6 000 to 7000 pieces.
Parmigiani presented to the world a new watch Parmigiani Tonda 1950 Squelette - quite a beautiful model with a version for men and women. The clock will be officially presented at the exhibition SIHH 2015. With a pleasant attraction, graceful forms Parmigiani Tonda 1950 combined the comfort of a high level of readability, thin size, and the manufacturing excellent automatic movement with micro-rotor.
Tonda 1950 has a diameter of 39 mm and is considered as unisex watches. Parmigiani Tonda 1950 covers the wrist so tightly that you almost don’t feel its presence. However, it should be recognized that for some they are too small and miniature.
Parmigiani Tonda Squelette 1950 has an open skeletonized dial. Parmigiani competently manufactory skeletonized caliber PF705 with a modern and attractive way. Now Parmigiani Tonda 1950 can compete with many versions of the Piaget Altiplano, which also skeletonized dial and mechanism, as well as some models of Cartier. If we talk about the skeletons, it may be noted that the current trends tend to aspire to industrialized external characteristics, and by more traditional decorations applied to uniformly polished surface, ultra-thin and polished corners, as well as dark colors, such as gray and black.
Compare, for example, Parmigiani Tonda Squelette 1950 with newly issued watches Armin Strom Skeleton Pure. Each of these models shows more modern approach to skeletization mechanism. After that you can oppose them something of a novelty Glashutte Original Senator Manual Winding Skeletonized Edition, which has a more traditional skeletization method and decorating bridges - that simply can not be perceived as a modern trend. Even in a world of skeletization mechanisms, there are too many differences.
Caliber PF705 has a thickness of 2.6 mm (the whole body has a thickness 7.8 mm) and consists of 144 parts. It works with a frequency of 21 600 pc / hour (3 Hz) and has a power reserve of 42 hours. For these models, Parmigiani Tonda Squelette 1950 Manufacture decided to remove helper Seconds indicators and leave only the hour and minute hands. Interestingly, the micro-rotor can be seen through the front of the clock, and it is the only element in the mechanism, which has some decorative engraving. While the male version of Tonda Squelette 1950 is equipped with an open dial (but still with hour markers for easy reading), the female version is a little different.
Women's Watches Parmigiani Tonda 1950 Squelette have an interesting face with frosted sapphire crystal, which overlooks the mechanism in a much milder form - the way, the female model is also working on the basis of skeletonized caliber PF705. While the male version released in 18-carat white gold, female model is equipped with a body made of 18-carat pink gold. The bezel is adorned with 84 diamonds (about 0.646 carats). Both versions (male and female) Parmigiani Tonda Squelette 1950 comes with a strap made of crocodile leather by Hermes. The price is about $ 43,450 for both models. The timepieces are on sale from March 2015.