F.P. Journe 10th Anniversary Tourbillon Platinum Limited Edition

Swiss luxury watch manufacturer F.P.Journe has presented the “10 Years Anniversary Tourbillon”, a series limited to only 10 timepieces, prefect demonstration of the rarity of its precision chronometers. This very rare series celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the first F.P.Journe Boutique in Tokyo, jointly with the inauguration of the 10th Boutique in Beirut.

With one watch only per Boutique, each piece of this collection of 10 exclusive timepieces will be handed over to 10 selected lucky clients who won the draw. This rare Limited Series, strengthen the legitimacy of F.P. Journe, through its 30 years of horological research, in permanent quest for precision and innovation.

Opened in 2003 in the district of Omotesando, the St Germain des Prés of Tokyo, the first F.P. Journe Boutique is nestled in one of the most beautiful architectural realisation of spirituality by Tadao Ando. It has become a place of reference for the devotee of contemporary chronometry, as well as all other F.P. JourneBoutiques around the world.

The Anniversary Tourbillon in Platinum celebrating the 10thAnniversary of the First F.P. Journe Boutique presents an identical movement to the original Tourbillon of 1983, but manufactured in 18 K rose Gold and visible through the sapphire back of the case.

The dial in grained silver with blackened hour display, even rarer than the dial of the “Black Label”edition reserved to the Boutique, is maintained by a screwed steel polished circle. The hours are indicated by Abraham Louis Breguet hands.

Technical details
Movement
Exclusive F.P. Journe calibre 1412
Manual winding / 29 turns of crown
In 18 K rose Gold

Dimensions of the movement
Overall diameter:  32.60 mm
Cased-up diameter:  32.00 mm
Overall height: 5.95 mm
Height of winding stem:  2.50 mm
Diameter of stem thread:  S1.20 mm

Features
Escapement 15 teeth
90° Anchor fork
Balance with 4 inertia weights
Flat Anachron balance spring with Breguet overcoil
Pinned stud
Free-sprung
Spring pinned to collet
Pinned GE stud
2 barrels in parallel
Frequency: 21’600 v/h, (3Hz)
Inertia:  11.00 mg*cm2
Angle of lift: 52°
Amplitude: 0h dial up : ± 280°/ 24h dial up: ± 260°

Main Characteristics
Tourbillon chronometer, revolution in 60 seconds
Time setting in position 2 of the winding crown

Display
Off Centre hours and minutes at 12h
Small second at 6h

Power reserve
Approximately 56 hours

Finishing
Grained base plate in 18 K Gold 4N
Grained bridges in 18 K Gold 4N
Screw heads polished and beveled, with chamfered slots
Blued screws
Pegs with polished rounded ends

Case
Platinum PT 950
Sapphire crystal back
Diameter: 40 mm
Height: 9.5 mm

Dial
Grained silver dial with hours display in blackened engraved silver, fixed by a steel polished circle (patented system)
White steel Abraham-Louis Breguet hands

Number of parts   
Jewels: 19
Movement without dial: 178
Cased on leather strap: 223

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