10 Apr '11, 5am

Check out: Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon Technique Platinum Watch Hands-On via @@luxist

Probably the last of the lovely Double Tourbillon Technique watches from Greubel Forsey , here is the 2011 version done in platinum, with some variations on the dial. The tones are all lighter now and the watch is even heavier in platinum. The case is 47.50mm wide so that means a lot of platinum. This is super luxury watch is limited in production and will carry a half million dollar plus price tag. I first discussed the Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon Technique watch here (where I go into more technical detail about the in-house made GF02s manually would movement). In short, it has the time, power reserve indicator, subsidiary seconds, and double tourbillon escapement. All in a compelling and airy dial that is a view into the hand-made and decorated mechanism. For the platinum model much of the movement is done in a nickel-palladium finish. There are polished, brushed, a...

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