Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes

Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes

It takes a lot of effort to understand the logic behind Greubel Forsey’s editions. This version of the Tourbillon 24 Secondes is an “Edition Historique” that marks the end of the series of this particular model. Three versions of the Tourbillon 24 Secondes have been made: Asymétrique, Contemporain and Vision, and the watch illustrated in…

Greubel Forsey Grande Sonnerie

Watch fair SIHH in Geneva is approaching – it starts on 16 January – and some of the exhibiting brands have presented their previews. Greubel Forsey’s big news is the Greubel Forsey Grande Sonnerie. They’ve been working on it for eleven years in total secrecy, and the result is a watch with 935 parts, in…

Greubel Forsey

Company profile: Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey have been working together from about 1992, and they launched launched Greubel Forsey in 2004. Previously they had worked at Renaud & Papi, developing watch movements. In 2006, the Richemont Group purchased 20% of the company’s share capital, and in the same year, Greubel and Forsey worked with…

SIHH 2015: Greubel Forsey 24 Secondes Vision

The company that Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey, founded in 2004, has created 17 calibres and what they call 7 “capital inventions.” This year, they present just one new piece (the other novelties are variations on existing products), the Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision, their thinnest watch to date, with a domed crystal on top and underneath.…

Quantième Perpétuel à Équation by Greubel & Forsey

The “Équation” in the watch’s name is the Equation of time, a relatively rare complication but one that is close to the heart of mechanical watchmaking. The great 19th-century watchmakers were often struck by the analogies between the instruments that they made and the sun, moon and planets, whose movements are like a gigantic mechanism…