Parmigiani Fleurier

Toric Petite Seconde

$48,400.00
$48,400.00

Its keys to interpretation are drastically simple:

Elevation towards the noblest materials and deep horological culture. Manual winding only, movements in gold only, dials in gold exclusively, Indexes, hours, and minutes hands strictly in gold, cases in gold and platinum. And finally, closure by a gold and platinum buckle to appreciate the beauty of the movement.

Reinventing the essence of masculinity, Parmigiani Fleurier embraces the colors of the earth and nature, directly drawn from the chromatic universe of Le Corbusier, master of purism. This approach offers a new vision, where purity and elegance merge into a novel natural harmony. In this collection, Parmigiani Fleurier has orchestrated a dazzlingly unique color palette, playing harmonies with unparalleled finesse.

Invitation to a complete sensory exploration, the dial, meticulously grained by hands that speak the language of the ancient and precious, and the nubuck-treated alligator strap, offer an experience of unparalleled softness and sophistication.

It's no secret among the international community of horological art enthusiasts: the House is part of that very limited elite of brands that place the respect of horological heritage and its legacy at the forefront of every creation. Toric is the perfect representative of this, in the choice of manufacturing techniques. The dressing of the Toric unsurprisingly lives up to the standards set by Parmigiani Fleurier.

Indexes hours and minutes are in 18ct rose gold, as is fitting. As for the gold dial, it is grained and beveled, following meticulous traditional art. Graining is a finishing technique that gives the surface a mattified texture of exceptional fineness, the quintessence of watchmaking craftsmanship. This method rediscovered through the perseverance and expertise of master watchmakers such as Michel Parmigiani, involves the careful application of a special mixture on the dial, composed of cream of tartar, crushed sea salt, and silver, mixed with demineralized water to create a homogeneous paste. The application of this paste, followed by delicate polishing with specific brushes, generates an exceptionally regular and soft surface, characterized by a dispersion of light that visually softens the dial, making it unique.

Inspired by a "vintage" aesthetic from the 1960s, the Toric dials are not uniformly flat but chevé. Their edges drop slightly to rest against the inner face of the case, presenting a level difference. This "chevé" technique is inspired by the manufacture of watch glasses, an also ancient traditional technique. The glass is shaped in
a specific manner to adapt to the particular shape of he watch case. Unlike flat or slightly domed glasses, bevelled glasses are curved or rounded to perfectly match the contour of the watch case.

Model: Toric Petite Seconde
Reference: PFC940-2010001-300181
Circa:
Material: Rose gold
Dial:
 Sand Gold, hand-grained
Dimensions: 
40.6 mm; 8.8 mm
Movement: PF780 – Manual Winding
Bracelet / Strap: Grey celadon hand-stitched nubuck alligator leather
Lug Width: N/A

Condition Report:


Included:

Warranty & Authenticity:
The watch comes with the Greenwich Time 24 Month Warranty alongside a lifetime guarantee of authenticity.

The Parmigiani Fleurier brand - a watch-making adventure that transcends the mundane - was created in Fleurier in 1996 and was guided by the passion of a man who remained faithful to the very essence of the watchmaker. Michel Parmigiani, master horologist, renowned restorer, and talented creator of mechanical time-keepers, dedicates his knowledge, which has been enriched by past and present teachings, to the benefit of the brand.

The Sandoz Family Foundation, who had tasked a young Michel Parmigiani to lead the restoration of their horological artifact collection, became interested in bringing Parmigiani's masterful work to the consumer market. In 1996, with the backing of the Sandoz Foundation, Parmigiani Fleurier was able to fit out its manufacturing workshops with the means to produce exceptionally high-quality goods. In less than 10 years, it achieved near complete vertical integration, and the industrial equipment deployed constitutes one of the rarest and most complete manufacturing workshops in Switzerland. The very essence of haute horology, such as attention to detail or the beauty of the embellishment of a simple or highly complicated movement, is the subject of great attention at Parmigiani Fleurier and is the reason for its international recognition.

Warranty

All Orders Come With The Greenwich Time 24-Month Warranty

Customer Service

Full-Time Customer Service Team

Financing

Monthly Financing via our partner Affirm

AT A GLANCE

Overview

Model: Toric Petite Seconde
Circa:
Dial: Sand Gold, hand-grained
Includes:
Condition:

Case / Bracelet

Dimensions: 40.6 mm; 8.8 mm
Material:
Rose gold
Bracelet / Strap: Grey celadon hand-stitched nubuck alligator leather
Lug Width: N/A

Movement

Reference: PFC940-2010001-300181
Caliber: 
PF780 – Manual Winding
Power Reserve: 60 Hours

OUR PERSPECTIVE

ALBERT TREVINOSENIOR CURATOR

Thoughts on the Toric Petite Seconde:

"The new Petite Seconde continues the influential dynasty of Toric with an entry deserving of praise. Never has a Toric been treated with such reverence, and it's easy to see that Parmigiani Fleurier is proud of this rebirth with a solid-gold, all-in-house caliber PF780 finished to the apex of Fleurier standards."

CHAT WITH OUR TEAM

URGENT QUESTION?

Reach out to our curator directly:

Phone: (949)-698-2151

- Albert Trevino
Head Curator