Parmigiani Fleuerier has a long-standing relationship with Bugatti. The Parmigiani Type 370 was the primary watch to be conceived from the association, and with its in-line, cylindrical development and sidelong, driver’s-watch show of the time, it was a head-turner. The Parmigiani Type 390 has been made out of appreciation for the Bugatti Chiron, which apparently ups the ante, and for the Geneva Auto Show, a special exceptional piece was made which mirrors the attire of the most recent 261+ mph Chiron: the Chiron Sport.
The Type 390 is a tourbillon wristwatch with a strange cylindrical development – the game plan is a lot of dissimilar to the Type 370, be that as it may. In the Type 390, the development is masterminded so the stuff trains lie in layers, from option to left, with the origin toward one side and the tourbillon at the other. The time can be perused as you would that of a regular watch, because of a worm-gear framework that interprets the pivot of the development gears starting with one direction then onto the next. This gives a significantly more comprehensible time show than was managed by the Type 370.
Winding crown of the Type 390, which telescopes into and out of the case.
In a customary watch gear train, equips downstream in the force stream from the heart barrel turn more rapidly than the pinion wheels that drive them. This is because of the way that each driving stuff draws in with the leaves of a pinion on the shaft of the following stuff, as opposed to straightforwardly with the actual stuff. This, in any case, requires the cog wheels to all lie in a similar plane, and to accomplish a similar outcome in the Type 390, an arrangement of planetary cog wheels must be utilized all things considered, which I can’t remember truly having seen utilized in a going train previously, in any event, not for this particular explanation. There is a planetary stuff framework in the going train of Cartier’s ID Two Concept watch (see Ben’s story from 2012 for additional) however there, the intention was to dispense with side-load in the stuff train.
The Type 390 under typical conditions, comes with an exceptionally broad customization program that essentially places the planned proprietor in full control of pretty much every part of the beauty care products of the watch. This model, nonetheless, embraces the dark and red attire of the Chiron Sport shown in Geneva to fantastic impact. Car themed watches are the most blended of mishmashes however in case you will do one, this is the best approach to do it; unquestionably, something besides a precisely complex watch would have shriveled before the Chiron Sport like a lily on a charcoal grill. A exceptionally uncommon watch, and in case you’re anticipating putting a Chiron Sport in your without a doubt immense carport, it has your name on it.
Brand: Parmigiani Fleurier
Model: Type 390
Dimensions: 42.2 x 57.7 mm, enunciated lugs
Thickness: 18.4mm at thickest point
Case Material: White gold and carbon fibre
Dial Color: Black
Indexes: Rhodium plated; numerals with red brilliant coating
Water Resistance: 30 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Red Alcantara
Caliber: PF 390
Functions: Time; power hold; 60 second flying tourbillon with level movement
Dimensions: 25.0 x 37.5 mm
Power Reserve: 80 hours
Winding: manual, with retractable crown
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)
Additional Details: Two stacked fountainhead barrels; development embellished with inclined flanks; dark PVD finish
Estimating & Availability
Availability: June 2018
Limited Edition: Unique piece
Find out additional about the Type 390 at Parmigiani.com.