Ultra-thin tourbillon automatic skeleton—Piaget emperador coussin 1270s
For that 25th edition of the SIHH, Piaget once more constitutes a strong impression within the highly exclusive area of ultra-thin complication movements. Verifying its superlative mastery of the demanding discipline, the Manufacture is definitely the Emperador Coussin 1270S, the world’s slimest ultra-thin tourbillon automatic skeleton watch having a case calculating just 8.85 mm thick. This entirely skeleton-labored model highlighting an amazing inverted architecture finds its natural devote the Black Tie line using its resolutely contemporary aesthetic.
The cushion-formed ultra-thin (5.05 mm) tourbillon automatic skeleton Calibre 1270S was created and developed particularly for that equally cushion-formed case housing it. Setting the right final touch, the movement embellished with amazing Haute Horlogerie finishes discloses its exceptional construction around the display side, free from any dial that may disturb this fascinating vision.
With 27 ultra-thin movements compensated by 15 slimness records, Piaget continues to be testifying since 1957 to indisputable mastery in handling the main challenges associated with the introduction of such ultra-thin calibres. In fifty years of improvements, the Manufacture has built itself like a specialist of ultra-thin movements which are the authentic signatures of the Piaget know-how.
When reduced to the bare necessities, the easiest movement signifies a complication on its own and requires a very delicate miniaturisation process needing expertise, persistence and skill. Regularly overflowing with new simple or complicated movements, the plethora of ultra-thin Piaget calibres also comprises six skeleton movements.
The second represent a skill the Manufacture continues to be perpetuating because the seventies, if this presented the first skeleton form of its ultra-thin 9P calibre. Skeleton-working an ultra-thin calibre is definitely an exercise that demands the savoir-faire of the best master engravers to be able to openwork the movement whenever possible without compromising its rigidity, its resistance or its reliability.
The Emperador Coussin 1270S may be the finish consequence of adding the complexness of the infinitely small towards the constraints implied with a horological complication and it is numerous components, further compounded through the automatic winding mechanism – considering that many skeleton movements available on the market are hand-wound. It required believe it or not than 3 years to build up this exceptional calibre, to support 225 parts inside a barely 5.05-millimetre area and also to skeleton-arrange it while making certain impeccable operation.
This precious compendium of horological artistry and stylistic wholesomeness is located in the cushion-formed case in 18-carat pink or white gold calculating 46.5 mm across and fitted having a brown or black alligator strap guaranteed with a gold folding clasp.