LAURENT FERRIER presents the Classic Micro-Rotor Magnetic Green as part of its all-new “Série Atelier”.
Exclusively available on the LAURENT FERRIER website, the direct-to-consumer collections called “Série Atelier” are limited and numbered editions.
In this watch, LAURENT FERRIER offers a new luxurious interpretation the distinctive Magnetic Green dial. It is made up of two different finishes, which provides a unique, undulating visual effect. The drop-shaped 18ct white gold indexes add an undeniable touch of elegance.
The small seconds dial at 6 o’clock features concentric circular snailed pattern and transferred slate-grey markers. Extremely fine, the baton-shaped second hand is balanced by a slightly convex counterweight, one of the brand’s favourite shapes, with which the dial of the Classic Micro-rotor “Série Atelier” is dotted.
This same relief can also be found on the stamped hour and minute hands, anchored in the centre. They adopt the emblematic Assegai watch, like these spears with a long and slender blade.
The 40mm case in grade 5 titanium offers the softness, the domes and the curves specific to the “pebble”-shaped cases created by LAURENT FERRIER from the beginning. Its sides, bezel and lugs are polished. This operation gives the Classic Micro-rotor “Série Atelier” a sophisticated finish.
LAURENT FERRIER Cal. FBN 229.01
Inside the Magnetic Green dial watch beats the LAURENT FERRIER’s famous Micro-Rotor movement. The FBN 229.01 calibre has a micro-rotor with an 18-carat gold oscillating weight with unidirectional winding. The sapphire crystal caseback offers an unobstructed view of the high-quality finishing.
Finely circular-grained plate, hand-bevelled bridges decorated with a rhodium-plated horizontal satin-brushed finish, mirror-polished and open-worked pallet bridge to reveal exceptional hand-made inward angles, rotor bridge also mirror-polished and hand-bevelled, bevelled and guilloché rotor, so many details that bring relief, brilliance and a rendering faithful to the most demanding traditional watchmaking timepieces.
This movement features a double direct impulse escapement on the balance. In this system, two escape wheels, operate alternately and transmit their energy directly to the balance. We speak of direct impulse to the balance because it is no longer the pallet-lever that gives the impulse to the balance as in classic Swiss lever escapements, but the escape wheel, which is much more efficient in terms of performance.
As this can only turn in one direction, a second escape wheel completes the set to give the impulses to the balance alternately. They interact with a silicon pallet-lever, an ultra-light and self-lubricating material. The gain in performance achieved is directly reflected in its autonomy. The Classic Micro-rotor therefore offers a substantial power reserve of more than 72 hours.
The Classic Micro-rotor “Série Atelier” Magnetic Green is a limited edition of 20 pieces. Priced at CHF 49,500 excluding tax, this timepiece is exclusively available on the LAURENT FERRIER website.
Model: LAURENT FERRIER Classic Micro-Rotor “Série Atelier” Magnetic Green
FBN 229.01 calibre with automatic winding
Unidirectional pawl-fitted micro-rotor
Silicon escapement with double direct impulse to the balance
Indications: central hours and minutes. Small seconds at 6 o’clock
Diameter: Ø 31.60 mm (14”’)
Frequency: 3Hz (21,600 vph)
Power reserve: 72 hours
Number of components: 186
Number of jewels: 35
Polished grade 5 titanium
Dimensions: 40 mm in diameter
Thickness: 10.70 mm, sapphire crystals included
Domed sapphire crystal, sapphire case back
Water resistant to 30 metres – 3 ATM
“Ball”-shaped crown in titanium
Green, sunburst in the centre, circular satin-brushed on the outside
Drop-shaped hour indexes in cabochon-finished 18ct white gold
Snailed small second at 6 o’clock, slate grey transfers
Polished and domed 18ct white gold
Hour and minute: Assegai-shaped
Forest green nubuck leather, hand sewn, Alcantara lining
Pin buckle in grade 5 titanium
Limited edition of 20 pieces