The Swiss-made Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpagraph Hebdomadaire replica model is an iconic model on several counts. Parmigiani Fleurier’s first wristwatch, its “tonneau” shape was designed in 1997 by Michel Parmigiani who began by imagining the profile of its case middle, before conceiving its surface. This founding design gave rise to the brand’s stylistic codes which now form its visual identity. Besides the power reserve, this manual-winding calibre drives the hours, minutes, the small second at 6 o’clock and the date indication.
The fact that gold is the most malleable and ductile of materials had a huge impact on the tools used to shape it. Working with gold involved recalibrating the machines and checking each cutting parameter. Besides t This manual-winding movement drives. Made entirely from yellow gold, the creation of this exceptional movement posed an equally exceptional challenge.
The contrast is completed by the understated tan-coloured dial which perfectly conceals the spectacle hidden beneath. There is almost no clue, apart from the solid gold indices on the dial The decoration crowning this piece was the fruit of countless hours’ work by the craftsmen. Each bridge was engraved with a dragon wing pattern, forming a stunning network of meticulous strokes.
This double-barrel movement ensures an 8-day power reserve and features a patented display system. It incorporates prestigious technical components which optimise its timekeeping. Created in the image of the case which envelops it, the movement of the hand-wound Kalpa Hebdomadaire remains one of unique fake Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpagraph watch’s flagship calibres thanks to its exemplary design.