Parmigiani Fleurier Fibonacci pocket watch

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2015-06-26 10:43:26

The Parmigiani Fleurier Fibonacci pocket watch is a pocket watch created by Swiss watch manufacturer, Parmigiani Fleurier.

The watch

In honour of the famous mathematician, Leonardo Pisano, the watch bears his nickname, ‘Fibonacci’.

The Fibonacci pocket watch features mother-of-pearl counters and a white gold dial. The case is decorated with enamelling of a lotus flower, designed to mimic Fibonacci’s golden ratio.

The watch has complications such as a minute repeater, cathedral chimes and a perpetual calendar. The piece is available by special order from Parmigiani Fleurier and can take up to two years to produce. It costs $2.4 million.

Parmigiani Fleurier

Main article: Parmigiani Fleurier

The Parmigiani fleurier brand was established in 1996 by Michel Parmigiani, horologist, restorer and creator of mechanical timepieces. That same year, the Sandoz Family Foundation acquired a major stake in the company and Parmigiani Fleurier was able to launch its first collection of timepieces, made up of wristwatches, pocketwatches and table clocks. Since then Parmigiani Fleurier have been creating detailed timepieces and restoring timepieces.

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