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Gouverneur Tourbillon

Case: white gold, bezel set with 128 diamonds (approx.1.4cts), sapphire case-back Diameter: 43 mm Movement: mechanical hand-wound with flying tourbillon (40h power reserve, 4 mm thick), fine watchmaking finishes Functions: hours, minutes, seconds on the tourbillon, astronomical moon phase Dial: sunburst guilloché silver toned, adorned with gold decorative fillets, gold hour-markers Strap: black alligator leather Numbered edition


Gouverneur automatic

Case: rose gold, sapphire case-back. Diameter: 43mm Movement: mechanical automatic (85h power reserve), fine watchmaking finishes Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date Dial : sunburst guilloché silver-toned featuring gold decorative fillets, gold hour-markers Strap: brown alligator leather Numbered edition

The Black Tie collection, distinguished by particularly refined shaped watches, welcomes the Gouverneur model stemming from cooperation between two Piaget designers. Father and son exchanged their views in giving rise to a subtle blend of oval and round shapes : the 43 mm-diameter round case features an oval dial opening on which the displays are structured by circles. The new line is interpreted through three models respectively equipped with the 800P automatic date Calibre 800P, the new 882P ultra-thin automatic chronograph with flyback function and, for the most prestigious version, with the new hand-wound Calibre 642P. This exceptionally slender tourbillon movement incorporates an astronomical moon phase with an original pointer-type display. Each model is issued in rose gold and white gold editions, with a bezel discreetly set with two rows of diamonds.

Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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