SIHH 2016: Discover the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

The new manually wound Parmigiani Fleurier calibre PF361

The Tonda Chronor Anniversaire is Parmigiani Fleurier’s first integrated chronograph. It is a reflection of 20 years of work. Click on “read more” to discover the chronograph …

 

In a first statement I was able to get before the opening of the SIHH Michel Parmigiani, the founder of the company, told me:

“Since the very start of our watchmaking adventure, the idea of creating an integrated Chronograph has always been close to my heart. This dream became a reality on the eve of our 20th anniversary, and this is no coincidence – it is a reflection of our development as a manufacture. To successfully create an integrated chronograph, one must first master its imposing, meticulous assembly of constituent parts; not just their manufacture, but also their operation and function at the heart of a calibre; one must appreciate both their limits and potential. For this reason, an integrated chronograph is necessarily the work of an experienced manufacture. The Tonda Chronor Anniversaire is a reflection of 20 years of work.”

It took them 20 years!?!? I am sure Parmigiani could have done it earlier …

Now let us have a first look!

The Tonda Chronor Anniversaire is Parmigiani Fleurier’s first integrated chronograph. The timepiece includes a chronograph, a split second function and a large date, all on the same main plate.

These are the main features of the new manually wound Parmigiani Fleurier calibre PF361

 

  • 5 Hertz movement – 36,000 A/h (5 Hz)

Precision to a 10th of second

 

The new manually wound Parmigiani Fleurier calibre PF361
The new manually wound Parmigiani Fleurier calibre PF361

 

  • Column wheels instead of a cam

Nerve centre of the chronograph and excellent ergonomics

 

The new manually wound Parmigiani Fleurier calibre PF361
The new manually wound Parmigiani Fleurier calibre PF361

 

  • A vertical clutch instead of a horizontal clutch

Perfect activation leading to increased measurement accuracy

 

  • A balance secured by a cross-through bridge

More robust, lower sensitivity to impacts

 

  • The movement PF361 is in gold

A tribute to Parmigiani Fleurier’s 20 years of history

 

 

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire
Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

 

 

  • Split second chronograph

Potential to measure split-times

 

  • A large date

 

The new manually wound Parmigiani Fleurier calibre PF361
The new manually wound Parmigiani Fleurier calibre PF361

 

 

So this is the chronograph. Not bad at all! I like this chronograph!

The price? No information yet!

 

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire
Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

 

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire
Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

 

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire
Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

 

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire
Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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