The Seed VMF 3000 and 3002 are two self-winding mechanical watch movements manufactured by Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier.
Seed VMF 3000-10 1⁄2’’’: This automatic movement is equipped with twin-barrels and from 2014 a variable inertia balance wheel. This ensures a more stable daily rate and optimum regulating. It is quickly wound. Its 101⁄2’’’ dimension, a rare size on the market, offers much scope for creativity. Minimum order quantity: 25 movements at CHF 990.- apiece.
Seed VMF 3002-1 11 ⁄2’’’: This automatic movement is equipped with twin-barrels and from 2014 a variable inertia balance wheel. This ensures a stable daily rate and facilitates regulating. It is also quickly wound. Minimum order quantity: 25 movements at CHF 990.- apiece.
The Seed VMF 3000 and 3002 calibres can be personalised by their oscillating weight. Available in quantities from 25 to 500 per year, they offer a high level of finishing and decoration.
Fitting-diameter 23.3 mm (101⁄2’’’) or 25.6 mm (111⁄2’’’)
Depth 3.9 mm or 3.7 mm
Frequency 4 Hz (28,800 Bph)
Power reserve 50 hours
Chronometry Twin barrels
Variable-inertia balance from 2014
Indications and function
Hours, minutes, centre seconds or subsidiary seconds at 6 o’clock, calendar aperture at 3 o’clock
Circular-graining on top and bottom side of main plate, 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