Bulgari presents two new interpretations of Papillon, a patented unique and exclusive haute horlogerie mechanism. Its new haute horlogerie creations, the Tourbillon Central Papillon and the Papillon Heure Sautante, offer a unique way of telling the time.
Bulgari Papillon Voyageur) or for the chronographic measuring of time (Bulgari Papillon Chronograph), Bulgari has reinterpreted its ingenious patented Papillon system providing an original and accurate display of timekeeping information.
Bulgari Papillon Heure Sautante
In the case of the simplest display of time, Bulgari Papillon Heure Sautante displays the jumping hour, indicates the minutes via the Papillon device, and shows the seconds by the central hand.
Model: Bulgari Papillon Heure Sautante
Bidirectional mechanical self-winding Manufacture movement, Calibre BVL 252
Minutes indicated by Papillon device
Jumping hours by disc on ceramic ball bearings
28,800 vph (4Hz)
42-hour power reserve
45mm-diameter case in 18ct pink or white gold
Box-type sapphire crystal
Transparent sapphire back
Water-resistant to 50m
Black dial, “papillon” hands in 18ct pink gold
Brown alligator leather strap with 18ct pink gold pin buckle for the pink gold version
Black alligator leather strap with 18ct white gold pin buckle for the white gold version
Bulgari Papillon Tourbillon Central
For Tourbillon Central Papillon, Maison has decided to push its quest for complexity by combining its Papillon brevet with the most prestigious of watchmaking complications.
Model: Bulgari Papillon Tourbillon Central
Hand-wound Manufacture movement, central flying tourbillon Calibre BVL 266
Minutes indication by patented Papillon device
Jumping hours by disc display on ceramic ball bearings
21,600 vph (3Hz), 30 jewels
60-hour power reserve
Decorated by hand with circular graining, gold engravings, sunburst cloisonné motif and straight graining
45mm-diameter, 11.9 mm thick case in 18ct pink gold or 950 platinum
Box-type sapphire crystal
Transparent sapphire case-back
18ct pink gold crown with black sapphire inlay, engraved with an individual number water-resistant to 50m
Black lacquered dial revealing the tourbillon carriage and the Papillon system; “papillon” hands in 18ctwhite or pink gold.
Brown (for the pink gold version) or black (for the platinum version) alligator leather strap with 18ct pink gold double-blade folding clasp
10-piece limited series for the platinum version and 30-piece limited series for the pink gold version.
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