Last month, we showed you a see of the Laurent Ferrier Galet Annual Calendar School Piece with new opaline dials clearly. You can peruse more about them here . Both are by and large authoritatively dispatched today at SIHH 2019. Furthermore, presently, we can at last inform you concerning a third piece that will go along with them; presenting the Galet Annual Calendar School Piece Blue.
As with the other two models we delineated for you, the new Galet Annual Calendar School Piece Blue is precisely indistinguishable from a year ago’s debut model . What separates it from its companions is, obviously, the new shading plan. Showing that even the independent brands aren’t invulnerable to patterns, this variant flaunts a trendy blue galvanic dial with a silk brushed finish.
Despite the imbuement of shading, in any case, this watch actually remains carefully downplayed. This is because of Laurent Ferrier’s amazing exercise of self control. While outwardly the blue is very striking, the choice to limit the utilization of different tones on the dial implies it actually holds its exemplary appeal.
The “assegai-molded” hour and moment hands are created from 18K white gold and painted white, similar to the cudgel type seconds hand with a stabilizer. Likewise with different models, in any case, the focal date hand is painted an unmistakable red. This focuses at vintage-propelled numerals painted in white (1-30) and in red (31) around the dial’s outskirts. Completing the calendar signs are slanted day and month gaps just under 12 o’clock.
The case quantifies a comfortable 40mm x 10.1mm (barring the domed sapphire precious stone, which takes the thickness up to 12.8mm). It will be accessible in your decision of 18K red gold or treated steel. Actually, I think the blue dial is more qualified to the coolness of steel however I wouldn’t complain about having either form on my wrist.
Inside is the manual winding type LF126.01. As Brice recently referenced, this is a restrictive development and interestingly, Laurent Ferrier has selected to utilize a standard Swiss switch escapement rather than the immediate twofold motivation found on the Galet Micro-Rotor. The complex annual calendar module more than compensates for this, be that as it may. The crown is utilized for winding the development, setting the time and changing the focal calendar hand and the months. A press button at 10 o ́clock takes into account simple change of the times of the week.
Completing this blue-dial excellence is a coordinating blue crocodile calfskin tie with Alcantara lining. It’s shut with your decision of either a pin clasp or a twofold cutting edge collapsing clasp.
Not another watch as such from Laurent Ferrier yet one that is no uncertainty bound to be high on the ‘need’ rundown of numerous authorities in 2019. Likewise with the opaline dial forms, cost will be set at CHF 50,000 in steel and CHF 55,000 in rose gold. More subtleties at laurentferrier.ch .