In our next video hot from the SIHH 2019, MONOCHROME talks to Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, CEO of Ferdinand Berthoud, about the brand’s new emphasess of the leader FB1 Chronometer. For 2019, the brand focuses all its consideration on the FB1 administration and presents two restricted, profoundly imaginative releases of this exactness chronometer, meet the “Oeuvre d’Or”.
A relative newcomer on the watch scene with a noteworthy brand name, Ferdinand Berthoud offered a solid opening expression with its 2015 FB1 Chronometer, a watch that won the pined for Aiguille d’Or at the GPHG 2016. The 2019 “Oeuvre d’Or” pieces , introduced in pink and white gold in restricted versions of 5 watches for every metal, come in the trademark octagonal instance of the assortment (44mm x 13mm) roused by watchmaker Ferdinand Berthoud’s marine tickers. In the video, Scheufele clarifies how uncommon, and now and again terminated, distinctive strategies have been revived to beautify portions of the dial and development. Beneath deck, FB’s accuracy type FB-T.FC3 (COSC ensured) is directed by a larger than average tourbillon driven by a suspended fusée-and-chain mechanism.
Highlights of the beautification on the “Oeuvre d’Or” models include:
- Both models highlight a 18k gold dial that has been altogether engraved by hand to accomplish an iced, grainy impact. Craftsmans at FB were propelled by the completion on an antique Berthoud pocket watch in the gallery and hand-grained the dial with a graver and cleaned the raised surfaces to make the particular surface and reflections.
- On the opposite side, the pyramid themes embellishing the scaffolds of the development have been engraved completely by hand and were enlivened by a noteworthy Berthoud cosmic pocket watch.
- The white gold model uncovers one more amazing subtlety and is set with roll cut precious stones for the situation band and crown.
For more subtleties, watch the video at the highest point of this article and follow our broad inclusion of the SIHH 2019. For more data, if it’s not too much trouble, counsel ferdinandberthoud.com .