The Double Tourbillon Technique watch
from Greubel Forsey
was bestowed with the Best Complicated prize
in the course of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie
, which took place in Geneve this Saturday, 14th November.
This prestigious honor was achieved by the brand shortly after its Quadruple Tourbillon watch
had won a title of the Best Complicated watch
at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie Asia 2009, which was held in Singapore last September.
is the model, developed, executed and assembled in the brand’s ateliers, located in La Chaux-de-Fonds. A true embodiment of the mystery and sophistication, it employs the Double Tourbillon 30 degrees
, which happens to be the first invention of Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey.
and Stephen Forsey
have created the Invention Piece 3 watch
, which pays tribute to their third invention, the Tourbillon 24 Secondes Incline
, and boasts a unique architectural setting. With their determination to create new 21st century micromechanical inventions, Greubel Forsey is continuously pushing back the boundaries of technology in order to discover new perspectives.
The third invention comprises a single tourbillon cage
. Inclined at a 25 degree angle, it completes a rapid rotation in 24 seconds. This exclusive mechanism assures the brilliant performance of the watch.
Invention Piece 3
exposes a totally unprecedented display. It is equipped with four gold plates, engraved with a personal message from Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey. The plates represent a base for the timekeeping indicators. read more
Renowned for its significant innovations, the timepiece maker Greubel Forsey
has proudly introduced its Invention Piece 2 watch
with a quadruple tourbillon mechanism as its focus point. The presentation of the remarkable model took place in the course of the SIHH 2011 trade show
Two double tourbillon systems
are exposed head to tail on an exquisitely balanced dial, designed to have a pleasing effect to the eye. The systems are coupled by a spherical differential.
The face of the new Greubel Forsey watch offers the functions of hours and minutes, indicated in a sub-dial at 5 o’clock. Pointing to the hours is a red triangle, while the minutes are displayed by means of a rotating disk with a fixed blue triangle. The counter in question features Arabic numerals and a 22k gold Greubel Forsey initials, located in its center.
, specializing in high-end complicated timepieces, stunned the horological world in 2004, having introduced its mind-blowing Double Tourbillon 30o watch
Since then, the brand has issued three collections
, based on this invention. Reflecting the watchmaker’s credo to perfection, the range comprises the Contemporaine line, embracing Vision and Secret models, the Invention assemblage, including the Invention Piece 1 model, as well as the Technique, which boasts the Double Tourbillon 30o
This year, Greubel Forsey made a decision to close the Double Tourbillon 30o Contemporaine collection
by launching the exclusive Edition Historique watch
. The watch is available either in 18k red gold or platinum, each interpretation strictly limited to 11 pieces. read more
The first Greubel Forsey presentation salon
, entirely devoted to the young watchmaking brand, opened its doors on the 23rd of April 2010. The inauguration ceremony was held by Stephen Forsey, co-founder of the horological company.
The Private Room
can be found within the area of the Elegant Watch & Jewellery boutique
, located in the Central district of Hong Kong. In complete alignment with the brand’s philosophy, the salon represents an elegant backdrop for Greubel Forsey extraordinary collections.
The establishment of the Private Room is a milestone in the history of the brand based in Chaux-de-Fonds. It gives the young Swiss manufacture an optimal foundation for the future, cementing its placement in the fast expanding Asian market.
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
, organization in charge of all phases inherent in the planning of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie
(SIHH), to be conducted from January 18th through 22nd, 2010, is delighted to welcome two new exhibitors.
As defined by the SIHH Exhibitor Committee, Greubel Forsey
and Richard Mille
will take part in the event alongside with 17 brands. The latter include A.Lange & Sohne, Alfred Dunhill, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, JeanRichard, Girard Perregaux, IWC, Jaeger LeCoultre, Montblanc, Officine Panerai, Parmigiani Fleurier, Piaget, Ralph Lauren Watch & Jewelery Co, Roger Dubuis, Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef & Arpels.
All participants of the exhibition affirm the core values, the SIHH has been promoting in its respect for Fine Watchmaking.
The aforementioned project has been experiencing a continuous growth for more than twenty years. In 1991, the exhibition occupied an area of 4,500 sq m, while in 2010, it will sprawl out to cover 30,000 sq m. The number of participants has also increased: from 5 brands in 1991 to 19 in 2010. The upcoming exhibition will be attended by exceptional retail customers as well as all ambassadors for Fine Watchmaking.
All 19 companies
to be exhibited at the 20th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, aspire to promote their masterful traditions, novelties and professions, which are a true basis for Fine Watchmaking.
The house of Greubel Forsey
is happy to unveil its new GMT watch
with a second time-zone as its prime focus.
Always pursuing its quest for perfection, the brand’s craftsmen have created an 18k white gold three-dimensional dial
. Its special attention-getter is a rotating terrestrial globe
, placed at 8 o’clock. Encircled by a 24-hour scale, it is secured to just one end of its rotational axis - the South Pole. Such a construction allows the user to fully enjoy its mesmerizing surface, created on the durable and at the same time light titanium sphere.
The new Greubel Forsey watch also features an upper counter with hour and minute indications. In charge of seconds is a counter at 2 o’clock. The power reserve indicator is placed at 3 o’clock. Another hallmark feature of the display is a tourbillon 24 secondes device
, presented at 5 o’clock.