Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier – Seed VMF 5401-13 1 ⁄4’’’ and Seed VMF 5401/50-131 ⁄4’’’

Seed VMF 5401-13 1 ⁄4’’’: With a depth starting at 2.6 mm, the Seed 5401 calibre fully merits its designation as an extra-thin movement. It has been designed to combine finesse and robustness. Available in quantities from 25 to 250 per year, it offers a high level of finishing. Personalisable thanks to its micro oscillating weight, it is designed to accommodate additional mechanisms. It exists in a version with a calendar, the Seed VMF 5400. Minimum order quantity: 25 movements at CHF 1’490.- apiece.

Features
Fitting-diameter 30 mm (13 1⁄4’’’)
Depth 2.6 mm or 3 mm (with calendar)
Frequency 3 Hz (21,600 Bph)
Power reserve 42 hours
Chronometry Variable-inertia balance

Indications and functions
Hours, minutes, subsidiary seconds at 6 o’clock, calendar aperture at 3 o’clock

Finishing
Circular-graining on top and bottom side of main plate, fine circular-graining under the balance wheel, rhodium-plated
Bridges with Geneva Waves, rhodium-plated, colour contrast engraving
Diamond machined chamfers and bevels
Ceramic ball bearing
Burnished pivots (cylinder and shoulder)
Circular-graining on gear-wheels (top and bottom)
Flat polished screws

Seed VMF 5401/50-131 ⁄4’’’: An offshoot of the Seed VMF 5401 calibre, this automatic movement with micro rotor comes with an additional mechanism in the form of a perpetual calendar.  Available in quantities from 25 to 250 per year, it can be personalised by its micro weight and offers a high level of finishing. Extra-thin movement with perpetual calendar. Minimum order quantity 25 movements from CHF 4’300.- a piece.

Features
Fitting-diameter 30 mm (131⁄4’’’)
Depth 4.2 mm
Frequency 3 Hz (21,600 Bph)
Power reserve 42 hours (coupled)
Chronometry Variable-inertia balance

Indications and functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date hand at 9 o’clock, 12-month hand at 12 o’clock
Moon in aperture at 6o’clock
Leap year indicator at 12 o’clock

Finishing
Circular-graining on top and bottom side of main plate, fine circular-graining under the balance wheel, rhodium-plated
Bridges with Geneva Waves, rhodium-plated, colour contrast engraving
Diamond machined chamfers and bevels
Ceramic ball bearing
Burnished pivots (cylinder and shoulder)
Circular-graining on gear-wheels (top and bottom)
Flat polished screws

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