The Flying Tourbillon Grande Complication, styled as a comet - a symbolic motif favoured by Mademoiselle Chanel - is the quietly ticking, near hidden heart of this J12 watch. The upper bridge has been removed from the carriage to give the comet an impression of weightless rotation.
Movement designed exclusively for CHANEL by Renaud & Papi (APRP SA)
Mechanical movement with manual winding.
Power reserve: 40 hours
Number of parts: 225.
Parts chamfered, drawn and circular grained by hand.
Number of jewels: 18.
Flying Tourbillon: 73 parts - carriage mass 0.432 g.
Frequency: 21,600 vibrations/hour (3 Hz).
Motor unit: 1 fixed clamp barrel.
Spring torque: 720 g.mm.
"Customised" rectangular bottom plate.
Anti shock system on the balance.
Variable inertia balance.
J12 Flying Tourbillon
Limited to 50 pieces
|BEZEL||18K White Gold|
|CASE||Black high-tech ceramic|
|CRYSTAL||Sapphire crystal with colourless anti reflective coating|
|DIAL||Black onyx and 301 brilliant cut diamonds (~ 1.42 ct)|
|HANDS||18K White Gold|
|COMÈTE TOURBILLON||Comet set with 49 brilliant cut diamonds|
|CROWN||18K White Gold set with one brilliant cut diamond|
|STRAP||Black alligator leather, black satin or black high-tech ceramic.|
|CLASP||Double folding buckle in 18K white gold set with 30 brilliant cut diamonds (black alligator leather and black satin strap versions).
Double folding buckle in titanium (black high-tech ceramic strap version).
Limited to 50 pieces.
|BEZEL||18K white gold.|
|CASE||White high-tech ceramic.|
|CRYSTAL||Colourless anti reflective sapphire crystal.|
|DIAL||Mother-of-pearl and 301 brilliant cut diamonds (~ 1.42 ct).|
|HANDS||18K white gold.|
|COMET TOURBILLON||Comet set with 49 brilliant cut diamonds.|
|CROWN||18K white gold, set with 1 brilliant cut diamond.|
|STRAP||White alligator leather, white satin or high-tech white ceramic.|
|CLASP||Double folding buckle in 18K white gold set with 30 brilliant cut diamonds (white alligator leather and white satin strap versions).
Double folding buckle in titanium (white high-tech ceramic strap version).
Highly scratch resistant material.