Friday, January 06, 2006

Bovet Fleurier 39mm Tourbillion

The tourbillion embodies all the ingenuity, precision and beauty of fine horology. Qualities that Bovet honours in this magnificent piece. The butterfly structure in 18k gold reveals the astonishing workmanship of an original tourbillion construction. Wolf's teeth and curved spokes on every wheel, serpentine jumper springs in blued steel. Butterfly-shape bridges set with baguette diamonds. Inner-bezel set with diamonds. The entire surface of the movement is in 18k gold polished, satined or engraved. Hand-wound movement, BOVET caliber 12BM05, 110 hours of power reserve. Frequency 21,600 v/h. 19 jewels. Hand-stitched, alligator strap with 18k gold clasp. Water-resisant to 30 meters.