The Tonda PF is the latest timepiece for men and women by Parmigiani Fleurier, combining innovation, style and elegance.
This line of watches is released to mark the brand’s 25th anniversary and is the newest line in the Tonda Collection.
Built around one of the House’s most iconic movements the Tonda PF Features an integrated bracelet, and streamlined aesthetics, these elegant timepieces pay attention to craftsmanship and fine watchmaking as well as innovation and style.
The collection comprises several models for men and women with the star piece being a limited edition, all-platinum, award-winning split-seconds chronograph.
The PPF logo appears at 12 o’clock nestled in a vertical, oval, double-edged appliqué with extensive finishings. The indices of each timepiece are set across two levels of the dial and feature a Grain d’Orge guilloché dial pattern.
Guido Terreni, CEO of Parmigiani Fleurier says of the collection: “We have conceived the Tonda PF for the watchmaking purists of tomorrow. An uncompromising crowd of a select few, seeking personal hedonistic pleasure, who are savvy in watchmaking, appreciate sartorial craft on their timepieces, and have a strong sense of style and refinement.”
Highlights of the collection include:
The Tonda PF Mirco-Rotor
40mm in diameter, the Tonda PF Mirco-Rotor features an understated grey, matte guilloché dial. It introduces a new version of Parmigiani Fleurier’s fundamental movement, the PF703. This ultra-slim, 3mm thick engine is self-winding thanks to a full platinum micro-rotor.
This diminutive oscillating weight is integrated inside the movement’s structure rather than lying on top of it which allows the Tonda PF Micro-Rotor to measure a mere 7.8 mm on the wrist, ensuring comfort and elegance.
In an unusual and exclusive combination, it features hours, minutes and date. The date disc is the same colour as the minute track’s, creating a consistent colourway.
The Tonda PF Chronograph
The 42mm Tonda PF Chronograph features a 5Hz Caliber PF070; an integrated, high frequency, column wheel movement with small seconds and two registers. Integrating three counters on the Tonda PF Chronograph’s thinly guilloché dial demands finesse.
A thinly sandblasted minute track and counter outlines on the discrete blue dial while the pushers have been fused with the profile of the Tonda PF Chronograph’s lugs. This model, along with the Tonda PF Annual Calendar, premieres a new oscillating weight in 22ct rose gold, widely open-worked with a central PF logo medallion.
The Tonda PF Annual Calendar
The 42 mm Tonda PF Annual Calendar continues the aesthetics that are associated with Parmigiani Fleurier’s annual calendar movement. Calibre PF339 presents a retrograde date, day, month and 122-year moonphase as visible in both hemispheres.
By pushing the date outwards onto the minute track and using discretely outlined counters on the warm grey guilloché dial, Parmigiani Fleurier has managed to balance the pared-down equilibrium of the collection’s design language and an elaborate layout.
The Tonda PF Split Seconds Chronograph
At the top of the collection lies an exceptional timepiece. Limited to just 25 units as this watch pays homage to the Maison’s 25th Anniversary and gives prominence to the best craftsmanship available at Parmigiani Fleurier. The case and bracelet of this timepiece are crafted in solid platinum, while its sandblasted finish maintains the matte, finely textured theme of the collection.
Calibre PF361 is a new version of the manufacture’s most high-end calibre, the GPHG-awarded ChronOr. Three characteristics make this movement unique. Its mainplate and bridges are made of solid 18ct rose gold and are extensively open-worked, satin-finished and bevelled, even though the dial is a closed one. This integrated, high-frequency split-seconds chronograph allows optimal timekeeping of two events starting at the same time, down to the 10th of a second.
The collection is now available at Parmigiani Fleurier outlets.