The Ballon Bleu de Cartier dual time zone dual-jump tourbillon watch is equipped with a central minute hand and two small hour-dial dials, which show the local time and the departure time, respectively. It is an innovation in the field of travel timepieces. . The eternal ‘golden ratio’ rule emphasizes that beauty must be derived from the harmony of the overall ratio. The Ballon Bleude Cartier dual time zone double jumper tourbillon watch is ingeniously designed in the baht scale to create a conflict in the overall harmony, further highlighting the symmetric shape and the perfect proportion. The purpose is to direct the visual focus to certain predetermined parts, such as the hour dial, to read the time information displayed by the two dials more intuitively, which is also the original intention of this watch.
In addition to reading the time indicated by two independently running blue hour hands, the magnificent atmosphere of this timepiece is also amazing. Inspired by pocket watches, its exquisite shape design seems to have a certain magic, let people unconsciously ignore the case diameter of 46 mm, and instead focus on the case curve that fits the wrist perfectly. Ballon Bleu deCartier dual time zone double jumper tourbillon watch with crocodile leather strap, rose gold and white gold models each limited to 50 pieces worldwide, enough to make love for rare masterpieces, global travel and precision mechanical watches Lovers are passionate.
Place the Ballon Bleu de Cartier dual time zone double jumper tourbillon watch in the palm of your hand, and observe the front and back sides, a real three-dimensional ‘dynamic sculpture’ appears. The movement, engraved with the Geneva imprint, is perfectly balanced and is the result of close collaboration between engineers and watchmakers. This Cartier Workshop refined manual-winding mechanical movement (9456 MC) is adjusted by a floating tourbillon. Its design is inspired by the shape of the Cartier brand’s initial letter “C”, and in order to connect with the dual time zone jumping device, the tourbillon The frame is slightly elevated.
The movement has an independent number and a carefully constructed symmetrical structure. Through the carved hollow dial, you can appreciate the exquisite time jump mechanism, which allows two separately adjustable jump-type hour hands to indicate the time information in full synchronization. The first hand is adjusted by a winding crown on the side of the case, and the pointer of the blue steel hands indicates the departure time on a larger dial with Roman numerals. The second hour hand is adjusted by the button embedded in the case at ten o’clock, indicating the time at the location.
Minimalist appearance comes from complex inner
This ingenious, modular and complex device is not only extremely practical for aestheticians who like to travel long distances, but also has a rare and charming temperament. Fans of precision machinery can watch the slow movement of the internal lever and jump the clock at the end through the carved dial and spend a whole number of hours. In 60 minutes, the movement of these levers is almost imperceptible, so the required energy consumption is minimal, so that it does not affect the accuracy of the adjustment mechanism.
Admittedly, every precision mechanism requires some magic. And in this original work, magical magic happens in an instant-the short and crisp click at the end of each hour is enough to fascinate precision machinery enthusiasts. In fact, each of the two levers is connected to a helical spring and releases itself once it reaches the end. Under the action of the spring, both levers can instantly return to the starting position and restart the operation. During this operation, the retractable pawl on the lever can catch one of the meshing gear teeth of the 12-tooth star gear associated with the lever. Between the fingers, the movement of the two levers can cause the two gears to rotate at the same time by a twelfth circle, and the rotation of the gears drives the two hour hands to point to the next time mark on their respective small dials-one shows the local time , The other shows the departure time.
The above is the latest cutting-edge information of SIHH 2014 brought to you by the special editor of Watch House. Next, we will provide more and more intuitive exhibition reports, so please pay attention. (Picture, text / watch home Yang Lin)
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