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Girard-Perregaux to launch limited DLC tourbillon

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Girard-Perregaux is set to release a limited-edition DLC timepiece at BaselWorld, featuring a bi-axial tourbillon.

The new Tourbillon Bi-Axial Titane DLC will be limited to just eight pieces, boasting a slick black DLC coating on its lightweight titanium movement.

The timepieces features two concentric cages enabling the regulating organ to perform multidimensional rotations.

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An inner carriage housing the balance, the balance-spring and the escapement, spins once around its axis every 45 seconds; while an outer carriage makes a full turn in one minute and fifteen seconds, thus enabling a rotation around a second axis.

The Tourbillon Bi-Axial Titane DLC also showcases the brand’s signature bridges, designed in homage to Constant Girard, his original designs and later research that gave rise to the Girard-Perregaux’s Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges.

The Stats
– Mechanical hand-wound movement, GPE0201 calibre, Bi-Axial Tourbillon, 28 jewels
– 72-hour power reserve; two co-axial barrels, barrel bridges and centre bridge in 18ct white gold
– Black DLC-coated 45mm titanium case
– Sapphire crystal and sapphire caseback
– Alligator strap with folding clasp
 

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