Geneva watch maker Laurent Ferrier unveils a special, limited edition GALET SQUARE watch collection is association with one of its exclusive retailers, SwissFineTiming. The Galet Square micro-rotor with “échappement naturel” in steel offers a two-tone sector dial typical of the late 1930s and unique lugs specially created for this limited edition of 10 pieces.
For this special edition, Laurent Ferrier offers a new composition of space on its exceptional sector dial, while respecting the aesthetic codes of its collection.The harmonious division between an outer circle with a circular satin-brushed finish and a central zone with a vertical satin-brushed finish lends the dial this two-tone effect.
The space is marked out by a black nickel gold slender and delicately accentuated raised chapter ring featuring curved markers paying a distinctive nod to the brand’s iconic drop-shaped hour-markers. This new dial is punctuated with black nickel gold Arabic numerals at 9, 12 and 3 o’clock and an applied chapter with a round cabochon cut finish, polished manually offering a beautiful volume effect and focus firmly on readability. The outer rail is complemented by blue painted Arabic numerals. The small seconds echoes the central theme, thereby endowing this model with a perfect balance entirely respectful of the pure lines and the principles of readability cherished by Laurent Ferrier. The “assegai-shaped” gold hours and minutes hands, treated with ruthenium are stamped in order to achieve the extreme slenderness of Laurent Ferrier model; while the baton-type seconds hand set the perfect finishing touches.
This watch is driven by the self-winding FBN Calibre 229.01 equipped with a unidirectional pawl-fitted micro-rotor and guaranteeing a three-day power reserve. This is the third exclusive in-house movement developed, assembled and adjusted in the Laurent Ferrier workshops. It comprises a silicon escapement with double direct impulse on the balance. This innovation developed by Laurent Ferrier gives two impulses to the balance per oscillation, a system requiring two escape-wheels and a specially designed lever. Alongside the Côtes-de-Genève motif on the bridges and the circular graining on the mainplate, the wheel spokes are bevelled, the screw heads are chamfered and polished and the interior angles are hand-crafted.
The Galet Square Swiss FineTiming Limited Edition is equipped with a brown alligator leather hand stitched strap which has a double layer with a flat upper part, which gives the timepiece an additional volume, featuring an Alcantara lining.
The Galet Square "Vintage I" Limited Edition to 10 pieces is exclusively available at the Laurent Ferrier retailer in Chicago. Contact details of the retailer are given below:-
645 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60011
Tel: +1 312 337 4700
1915 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
Tel: +1 847 266 7900
FBN calibre 229.01, automatic winding with pawl-fitted micro-rotor
72-Hour power reserve
Micro-rotor: fixed between the main plate and the micro-rotor bridge
Silicon escapement with double direct impulse on the balance
Silent-block shock protection system for the micro-rotor
Indications: hours, minutes, small seconds at 6 o’clock
Movement diameter: 14’’’ = 31,60 mm
Movement thickness: 4.35 mm
Number of components: 186
Number of jewels: 35
Frequency: 21,600 vph (3 Hz)
In stainless steel, cushion-shaped with Swiss FineTiming special lugs
Back sapphire: engraved with Swiss FineTiming logo
Back bezel: numbered out of ten
Case dimensions: 41x41mm (diagonal: 45.35mm)
Water resistance: to 30 m
Case thickness: 11.10 mm
Two-tone nickel sector dial with vertical satin-brushed centre and circular satin-brushed exterior. Black nickel gold appliques chapter ring and Arabic numerals. Snailed small second counter
Hands: 18K/750 gold, “assegai-shaped” for the hours and minutes and baton-shaped for seconds, ruthenium treated
Hand-sewn brown alligator, two layers and flat upper part with Alcantara lining
Buckle/clasp: pin buckle or double-blade folding clasp in stainless steel
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