ANTOINE MARTIN Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel

In 2011 at Basel watch fair, Swiss haute horlogerie brand  ANTOINE MARTIN had announced their grand entry to the world of luxury watch making by introducing the Perpetual Calendar QP01 (“Quantième Perpétuel au Grand Balancier”) Collection.

This year, the enigmatic watch brand founded by watch making genius Martin Braun, presents their second and newest collection “Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel”. This grand complication timepiece was unveiled at Basel world 2012.

ANTOINE MARTIN Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel watch

The tourbillon revolves around its own axis once a minute, while the escapement in the rotating cage ticks away steadily at 2.5 Hertz, or 18,000 beats per hour. Martin Braun chose silicium as the material for the pallet lever, escape wheel and impulse pin, and opted for a balance of nickel silver.

ANTOINE MARTIN Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel

Precision adjustment is achieved via the two half-round-head screws made of 18-carat gold, while the tourbillon cage is poised using two gold rings. The result is a tourbillion consisting of precisely 65 parts and weighing a total of 0.62 grams. Not only that, the rotating cage has the breath taking diameter of 14.1 millimetres.

ANTOINE MARTIN Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel watch

The ANTOINE MARTIN Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar watch is equipped with the in-house movement Calibre 39.002. The collection has two models and features a choice of two different dials – silver in the rose gold – or black in the white gold case.

Technical details

Model: ANTOINE MARTIN Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel

Reference TQP01.710.1

Hand-wound movement with six days power reserve
Case: Rose gold 18K
Double anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Genuine brown Louisiana alligator leather strap
Deployant buckle with rose gold 18K

Reference TQP01.800.1

Hand-wound movement with six days power reserve
Case white gold 18K
Double anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Genuine black Louisiana alligator leather strap
Deployant buckle with white gold 18K

 

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