Designed in 1996, the Toric is Parmigiani Fleurier’s dress watch. The model organized a comeback a couple of months prior with the Toric Chronometer and the brilliant Toric Hemisphères Rétrograde . The last highlights a subsequent time region sign that can be acclimated to the moment through an extra crown. In contrast to by far most of movement watches, the Toric takes into account the change of double cross zones – in any event, for places with a half-hour or quarter-hour contrasts from the entire hour times set from GMT. Another steel form of this watch is presently available.
Originally accessible in pink gold, the model was granted in the ‘Travel Watch’ classification at GPHG 2017 (the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève – the Oscars of watchmaking). It is currently offered in a steel variant. The dark opaline dial highlights pink gold records. It is matched with spear formed hands covered with iridescent material. The subsequent time region is appeared by rhodium-plated submits the 12 o’clock sub-dial. Close to it is the relating day/night sign. The nearby time day/night sign is shown at 6 o’clock coaxially with the little seconds. The retrograde date is demonstrated by the sickle tipped hand.
The steel case is 42.8mm in width and sits with a decent presence on the wrist. Similarly as with all Toric watches, it includes a ventured bezel that substitutes gadroons and knurling (a distinctive method that comprises in making indents in the metal with a wheel). It is perfectly made, quintessentially exemplary, yet with a little touch of unusualness with its two crowns. The first is utilized to wind the watch, set the neighborhood time and the date. The subsequent one to change the subsequent time region autonomously, withdrawing it from the base movement.
Turning the watch over, the main thing to grab your attention is the off kilter sapphire gem uncovering the PF317 type. It depends on a programmed development working at 4 Hz. Its two barrels coupled in arrangement give a uniform force dispersion more than 50 hours of force save. The ‘complication’ module has been created with Agenhor. It considers the pragmatic different time region and retrograde date signs. As consistently with Parmigiani Fleurier, it is greatly gotten done with Geneva stripes and angled scaffolds. The gold rotor is guilloché and decorated with the PF initials.
The Parmigiani Toric Hemisphères Rétrograde is worn on a dark gator lash with a steel collapsing clasp. Cost is set at CHF 18,500 (compared to CHF 29,500 for the pink gold form). For more data, if it’s not too much trouble, visit www.parmigianifleurier.com .