The Neo-Tourbillon with Three Bridges, a contemporary interpretation of the Esmeralda created by Girard-Perregaux in the 19th century, offers a perfect alliance between history, tradition and innovation. The iconic three bridges are made of sandblasted, black PVD-treated titanium. Accentuating these depth effects, the mainplate is also sandblasted and black PVD-treated to focus perspective lines and light towards the centre forming a succession of light grey circles. As if to defy gravity, the generous titanium tourbillon carriage weights only 0.25 grams, despite its 80 parts. Its fascinating dance is magnified by a remarkably domed “box-type” sapphire crystal enabling the DLC-treated titanium case to do without a bezel.
Black DLC-coated titanium, 45 mm
Ultra-domed “box-type” sapphire crystal
Sapphire crystal caseback
Water-resistant to 30 metres (3 bar / 100 ft)
Mechanical automatic GP09400-0002 calibre, titanium tourbillon carriage and black PVD-treated bridges, 18K white gold rotor, adjustable balance wheel, balance-spring with Phillips terminal curve, 245 parts, hand chamfering, 21,600 vib/h, 60-hour power reserve
Hours, minutes, small seconds on the tourbillon
Hand-sewn black alligator leather with black ceramic clasp and black PVD-treated titanium blades