This is one of those watches that truly began with a development and was worked out from that point. The new CFB T3000 type is the most recent in-house development from Carl F. Bucherer and it’s a generally enormous development that has both a peripheral rotor for programmed winding and a tourbillon that is mounted with a peripheral pen, making it resemble it’s drifting without any scaffolds (basically one-increasing the single-connected flying tourbillon). As though that wasn’t enough, the development likewise has a stop-seconds mechanism for the tourbillon so you can set it correctly to the second.
To house this development, CFB has made the appropriately named Manero Tourbillon DoublePeripheral. It takes the recognizable styling of the brand’s Manero assortment, with its sharp hands and markers, clean dial format, and generally customary case shape, and uses it as an approach to give the T3000 negligible intrusions.
My most loved thing about this watch is that, from the outset, you might not understand it’s anything especially exceptional. That is to say, sure, it’s a tourbillon, yet most brands are making those in some fashion or another these days. It’s just when you look nearer and begin to find out a little about the development’s eccentricities that you begin to find the most fascinating pieces about this most recent Manero.
However, notwithstanding the technical splendor and the engaging style, this watch is much bigger than I’d hoped it would be at 43.1mm across and 11.57mm thick. The development is on the wide side, particularly with the peripheral rotor, so it fills the caseback pleasantly, yet on the wrist I have a hard time accepting this one won’t wear large.
Brand: Carl F. Bucherer
Model: Manero Tourbillon DoublePeripheral
Reference Number: 00.10920.03.13.01
Case Material: Rose gold
Dial Color: Silver-colored
Indexes: Applied rose gold-plated indexes
Water Resistance: 30 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Dark earthy colored crocodile tie with rose gold collapsing buckle
The Caliber CFB T3000 is the superstar here.
Caliber: CFB T3000
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, tourbillon
Power Reserve: 65 hours
Winding: Self-twisting with peripheral rotor
Frequency: 3 Hz (21,600 vph)
Total Components: 189
COSC Chronometer Certified
Additional Details: Peripheral winding rotor, peripheral tourbillon confine, stop-seconds mechanism
Despite the huge size, this watch has smooth styling that highlights the movement.
Estimating & Availability
Availability: November 2018
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