Introducing: The Greubel Forsey Balancier
They are additionally, in any case, notable for the amazingly serious level of hand-completing pampered on every last one of their watches (and, as a result, their little yearly creation). The new Balancier is a non-tourbillon wristwatch that goes about as a feature for the specialty of the hand-completed watch at Greubel Forsey, and which additionally follows a portion of the company’s most conspicuous plan cues.
This isn’t the first run through just watch from Greubel Forsey; their assortments incorporate, for instance, the Signature 1 watches, which are worked inside a traditional, round case, with the huge equilibrium under a scaffold suggestive of the upper extension of a tourbillon carriage. The Balancier places the enormous (12.60mm) balance under an equilibrium chicken, and in a lopsided case, following the overall diagrams of Greubel Forsey’s tourbillon wristwatches.
The offset is fitted with six gold interim screws, which are utilized to manage the equilibrium, and the development incorporates highlights, for example, two quick pivoting heart barrels, offering a 72-hour power save, and an overcoil offset spring with Phillips terminal bend. There’s a plenitude of the truly first-level steelwork for which Greubel Forsey is properly known, and the development plate is made of maillechort, also known as German silver.
The white gold case is very considerable, at 43.50mm x 13.94 mm, and the dial side likewise includes a white gold part ring, white gold area for the force hold, and warmth blued steel hands for the hours and minutes, just as the force save indication.
The Balancier will be a restricted version of 33 pieces, and the cost has been declared as 205,000 CHF (around $260,400 at season of distributing). The significant declaration from Greubel Forsey this year, has been the presentation of the association’s Grand Sonnerie , which occurred at the SIHH last January.