To pay homage to their third invention, the Tourbillon 24 Secondes, Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey have taken on the challenge of housing a mechanism, combining complex and innovative techniques, within an unprecedented architectural setting. The third invention consists of a single tourbillon cage inclined at a 25° angle and performing a rapid rotation in 24 seconds. This utterly original mechanism guarantees the timepiece maximum efficiency and optimal performance on the wrist
A personal message from Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey is engraved on a gold crescent-shaped plate visible through the caseback and provides further evidence of sublime craftsmanship. This exceptional and exquisitely balanced timepiece expresses a rare degree of innovation and technical mastery that is enhanced by its exceptional hand finishing
When observed through a magnifying glass, the engraved message reveals the true nature of the extreme dedication to horology embodied in its numerous technical and aesthetic details. Invention Piece 3 is clearly designed to build powerful and lasting links between its owner and the inventor watchmakers, Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey.