Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Black Collection @ Baselworld 2015

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Chrono GMT In Black

The new Tambour éVolution collection transforms the Tambour watch by Louis Vuitton in an ultra-masculine version with strong lines and a high-tech profile.

 

DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) steel gives the Louis Vuitton timepieces a distinguished design and resistant yet lightweight technical properties. The avant-garde interpretation is accentuated by a new black calf leather bracelet with an embossed carbon effect and a screw-down crown that is protected by a stainless steel “V”, a reminder of the one Gaston Vuitton affixed to the first Steamer Bag.

 

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution GMT in Black

43 mm diameter – Case, lugs, crown bezel and crown insert in DLC steel – Additional steel V – Black dial with applied figures and hour markers – Calf leather bracelet embossed with a black carbon effect – LV71 calibre automatic movement with LV- branded oscillating weight – GMT functions with Day/Night indicator, date – 42-hour power reserve – 28,800 A/h – Rubies: 25 – Water-resistant to 100 metres – Transparent back

 

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution GMT In Black
Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution GMT In Black

 

 

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Chronographe GMT in Black

45 mm diameter – Case, lugs, crown bezel and crown insert in DLC steel – Additional steel V – Black dial with applied figures and hour markers – Calf leather bracelet embossed with a black carbon effect – LV92 calibre automatic movement with LV- branded oscillating weight – Chronograph and GMT functions with Day/Night indicator, date – 42-hour power reserve – 28,800 A/h – Rubies: 26 – Water-resistant to 100 metres – Transparent back

 

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Chrono GMT In Black
Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Chrono GMT In Black

 

 

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Spin Time GMT ín Black

45mm diameter – Case, lugs, crown bezel and crown insert in DLC steel – Additional steel V – Black dial with aluminium cubes – LV111 calibre automatic movement, developed and assembled by the Louis Vuitton La Fabrique du Temps factory with LV- branded oscillating weight – Function: 2-time zone display, reference time displayed by Spin Timecubes and local time with hour hands – 42-hour power reserve 28,800 A/h – Rubies: 26 – Water-resistant to 100 metres – Transparent back

 

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Spin Time GMT In Black
Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Spin Time GMT In Black

 

The Spin Time movement was patented in 2010, and here allows for the display of the second time zone through rotating aluminium cubes. Developed and assembled by the Louis Vuitton La Fabrique du Temps factory, the LV 111 calibre was designed to be a model of simplicity and reliability under any circumstances.

Acting like a jumping hour mechanism, the system wound by the automatic movement goes into action every 60 minutes. In a flash and by a twelfth of a turn, it moves a disc fitted with appendices.

These act on the Maltese crosses riveted to the axes of the aluminium cubes, rotating two of the twelve cubes by a quarter turn. The first presents a satin-finish face whereas it previously displayed an arrow, and the other, whose cube face had a satin-finish a few moments beforehand, presents in a flash an arrow pointing outwards to indicate the hours from 01:00 to 12:59 or an arrow pointing inwards to display those from 13:00 to 00:59.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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