Arnold & Son – TBTE Tourbillon
Disclosed only couple of days before the launch of Baselworld 2015, the new Arnold & Son TBTE Tourbillon combines two ordinary Arnold & Son complications: tourbillon and genuine beat seconds system.
A red gold case with a breadth of 44 mm outlines a dial where the combination of staggered scaffolds and open-worked primary plate makes a three-dimensional impact. The improvement of the fundamental plate is a memory of an old guilloché design found on the instances of antique Arnold & Son pocket watches.
Embracing the traditional English development plan, the skeletonised tourbillon and movement work spans are three-sided. A specialized test, the barrel spring and the tourbillon confine are focused along the watch’s longitudinal hub.
The genuine beat seconds are additionally shown on the dial side by a huge focal hand yet the actual component is situated on the opposite of the development. This way, the development has a complication to appreciate on each side.
The genuine beat seconds component is described by the scaffold molded like a Celtic fight hatchet and the switch like an anchor, honoring Arnold’s oceanic accomplishments.
The hand-wound development – beating at 21,600 vibrations each hour with a force save of 72 hours – highlights Haute Horlogerie completes the process of incorporating hand-chamfered spans with cleaned edges, round silk completed wheels, screwed gold chatons, and mirror-cleaned tourbillon pen and extension.
The Arnold & Son TBTE Tourbillon will be delivered in a restricted release of 28 pieces. arnoldandson.com