News february 2015

Turbine Skelton

The Turbine reveals its inner workings

The Watch Quote™ - February 6th, 2015



Perrelet is over 200 years old and lives in step with its time while honoring its rich tradition of high-quality watchmaking. It mingles its technical expertise with a flair for contemporary aesthetics in creating the Turbine Skeleton collection. For the very first time, the Maison combines a skeleton movement with a turbine, thereby completely reinventing its iconic model: the details and dimensions are redesigned and the materials are evolving, as Perrelet takes on a new challenge thanks to a unique horological concept.



The very nature of a skeleton timepiece lies in playing with transparency effects. That is precisely what Perrelet achieves by entirely skeletonizing its finely crafted in-house movement, Caliber P-381, featuring cut-out effects revealing its inner workings. The Perrelet engravers and watchmakers demonstrate peerless finesse in performing this stunning skeletonization requiring a high degree of competence and accurate knowledge of the movement’s technical constraints. The finely trimmed components and finishes add a final touch to the beauty of the movement.



Perrelet also masters these transparency effects in aesthetic terms, since they represent the main feature of the concept behind the Turbine collections. On this model,
the aluminum turbine is directly mounted on the under-dial, itself openworked so as not to obstruct the view inside. When spinning at full speed, the movement’s ethereal architecture is revealed through each of its openings. Never before had it been possible to admire skeleton movements in such a fascinating way.



The 44 mm-diameter case of this new collection is available in steel with a black PVD coating, or fitted with a 4N pink gold bezel. The inner bezel ring ensures optimal readability thanks to luminescent Arabic numerals and hour-markers. The hour and minute hands are coated in Superluminova, while the red seconds hand stands out clearly against this backdrop. The timepieces in the Turbine Skeleton collection are fitted with innovative black bi-material straps: calfskin leather with a polyurethane core to guarantee ergonomics and a comfortable feel on the wrist; or black rubber for a resolutely sporty look.


The Turbine Skeleton adopts a chic tone and asserts its own style. While drawing upon the watchmaking codes rooted in the brand DNA, this exceptional model is an undeniably contemporary timepiece that will appeal as much to watchmaking connoisseurs as to design lovers.

Perrelet Turbine Skelton
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Turbine Skeleton

Technical Data


Movement
Caliber : Mechanical automatic, P-381 / in-house
Manufacture : Skeleton-working
Decoraten : Hollowed and adorned with Perrelet
Functions :Central hands indicating hours, minutes and seconds
Water Resistance :5 ATM
Case
Diameter :44 mm
thickness :13.30 mm
Casebook : See-through
Glareproofed : sapphire crystals on both sides
Strap :Black rubber or black bi-material
Buckle :(PU/calfskin), stainless steel pin with black PVD coating


Ref. A1082/1 – A1082/1A
Ref. : A1082/1 – A1082/1A
Case : Stainless steel middle Case
Bezel and back with black PVD coating
Dial : Silver Turbine (10 aluminium blades)
Skeleton : Under-dial
Numerals, hour-markers and hands:Luminous Arabic


Ref. A3038/1 – A3038/1A
Ref.: A3038/1 – A3038/1A
Case : Stainless steel Case with black PVD coatingR
ose gold (18 cts, 4N) bezel
Dial : Black Turbine (10 aluminium blades)
Skeleton : Under-dial
Rose gold (18 cts, 4N)
Top rotor ring
Numerals, hour-markers and hands:Luminous Arabic


Ref. A1081/1 – A1081/1A
Ref.: A1081/1 – A1081/1A
Case: Stainless steel with black PVD coating
Dial :Black Turbine (10 aluminium blades)
Skeleton :Under-Dial
Numerals, hour-markers and hands:Luminous Arabic

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