The famous Swiss brand Parmigiani Fleurier has released a limited edition model Tonda 1950. These watches are created to honor the founder of the company – Michel Parmidzhiani. Naturally, such a watch simply can not be something quite special. And so the clock Tonda 1950 Special Edition released in quantities of 60 copies.
Of course, the first thing that catches your eye when looking at Tonda 1950 Special Edition – is a lattice. Reminds hour’s military time, the glass is protected by the metal bars of this, but if you look closely, it is not a defense, and the structure openworked dial a golden arrow. On the hour and minute hands applied white luminous coating. Second hand put to a small white face in the direction of “6:00.” Shutters, which as byprevraschen clock face complements a pattern of concentric circles, giving the dial extra depth and volume.
Watchcase Tonda 1950 Special Edition is made of titanium has a diameter of 39 mm and a thickness of 8 mm. Lugs for mounting strap watch has a special form, the envelope a little watch-case. Inside Tonda 1950 Special Edition is installed automatic PF701, which has 42-hour backup speed. Micro-rotor mechanism that is made of platinum, and the mechanism itself is decorated beautifully patterned Cotes de Geneva, which can be seen even through the original so openworked dial.
Delivered watch Tonda 1950 Special Edition on the black strap of leather Hermes alligator, which has a titanium buckle.Incidentally in 1950 the model name – this is the year of birth of the founder of Parmigiani Fleurier. Michelle was born in Parmidzhiani Kuva, Switzerland.
Since childhood, he spent much time with watchmaker, and then engaged in the restoration of the old clock. So the issue of new Tonda 1950 Special Edition, dial antiques reminiscent of their wartime, it echoes the personality Parmidzhiani. It is thanks to the restoration of Michelle was introduced to the origins of watchmaking and in 1975 opened his own company – Rarmigiani Mesure Temps SA (PMAT), which specializes in the restoration of hours. Sentry manufacturer Parmigiani Fleurier has only to 1996.