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Greubel Forsey
A RARE AND IMPRESSIVE PLATINUM ASYMMETRICAL 24-SECOND INCLINED TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH 72-HOUR POWER RESERVE INDICATION TOURBILLON 24" INCLINE NO 63 CIRCA 2016
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Greubel Forsey
A RARE AND IMPRESSIVE PLATINUM ASYMMETRICAL 24-SECOND INCLINED TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH 72-HOUR POWER RESERVE INDICATION TOURBILLON 24" INCLINE NO 63 CIRCA 2016
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Greubel Forsey
A RARE AND IMPRESSIVE PLATINUM ASYMMETRICAL 24-SECOND INCLINED TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH 72-HOUR POWER RESERVE INDICATION TOURBILLON 24" INCLINE NO 63 CIRCA 2016
• cal. GF01 manual winding frosted nickel lever movement, 36 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance rotating within a 24-second inclined tourbillon carriage • grey dial, eccentric window revealing 24-second inclined tourbillon, fan-form sector for 72-hour power reserve indication, subsidiary dial for constant seconds • large circular case in platinum, down-turned lugs, lateral window with convex sapphire crystal to the band at 8 o'clock, sapphire crystal display back secured by six screws • case, dial and movement signed • with a platinum Greubel Forsey buckle
diameter 44 mm
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With a Greubel Forsey certificate, magnifying glass and a presentation box with outer packaging.

Catalogue Note

The movement of this watch incorporates Greubel Forsey’s “Tourbillon 24 Secondes Incliné” an invention that is mesmerising to view in action. The tourbillon is inclined at a 25° angle and performs a 24-second revolution; remarkably fast when compared to more traditional one-minute tourbillons. The “Tourbillon 24 Seconds Incliné” works to minimize the effects of gravity on the watch; the use of extremely low-density alloys such as Avional and titanium, which are employed in the aeronautical industries, enables the tourbillon carriage to overcome the stresses imposed by the high rotation velocity. The tourbillon cage alone is comprised of 87 parts and yet weighs just 0.39g. The time is displayed on a large 24-hour ring with concentric minute display.

The superior hand finishing of Greubel Forsey’s movements is renowned and it is therefore no surprise to learn that a quarter of the team at the firm’s atelier is purely devoted to this work. The architecturally inspired case, with its asymmetrical design, is perfectly balanced by the opposing niches that contain the tourbillon carriage and power reserve sector. With an additional curved sapphire crystal set to the side of the case, it is possible to fully appreciate the tourbillon carriage in action as it gives the impression of being almost magically detached from the wheel train. 

Sotheby's is honoured to work in cooperation with Greubel Forsey, providing the new owner with a complete and complimentary service of the watch from an official Greubel Forsey retailer.  This includes the update of the owners book and renewal of the two year owners warranty. In addition the leather strap may be replaced and fitted for their usage. Any additional terms and conditions of this unique offer may be issued upon request. 

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