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Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P

Marina Milojević | 01.21.16 | 04:10 AM

Piaget introduces the Emperador Coussin XL 700P, a watch powered by Piaget's first hybrid movement.

On the occasion of the SIHH 2016, Piaget unveils the Emperador Coussin XL 700P. This exclusive new concept watch is issued in a 118-piece limited series, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its first in-house quartz movement, the ultra-thin 7P calibre. This innovative timepiece features unites a mechanical calibre and a generator, two major skills of the Manufacture Piaget. The Maison not only that stands out for its expertise in the development of ultra-thin calibres, but it also has a range of superior Quartz movements developed for many of its ladies’ models.

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P

The new Emperador Coussin XL 700P pays tribute to the Manufacture’s dual excellence. The watch has a purely mechanical heart, which is regulated by the high frequency of a quartz oscillating at 32’768Hz. It adjusts the speed of the generator at 5.33 turns per second. The range of Piaget’s proprietary quartz calibres was introduced back in 1976, with the 7P movement.

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P movement

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P movement

The inverted construction of the movement reveals the oscillating weight (9-10 o'clock position and the generator on the dial side of the watch. The micro-rotor is positioned between 9 and 10 o’clock, while generator, suspended under a triple-arch bridge, appears between 12 and 2 o-clock. Two core functional elements are united to form a figure 8. The absence of a dial allows the wearer to admire the black-coated cushion-shaped movement graced with traditional finishes: guilloché micro-rotor adorned with the Piaget coat-of-arms, sunburst and chamfered bridges, circular stain-brushed wheels, and silver-toned screws.

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P has a white gold cushion-shaped case with a diameter of 46.5 mm. The case is topped with a round bezel, while the case-back features an arched aperture for power reserve indicator. The case accommodates Piaget’s first hybrid movement which promises up to 42 hours of power reserve. The movement is built on 298 individual components and 32 jewels.

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P, reference number G0A41041, is mounted on a black alligator leather strap with a white gold folding clasp. This model is limited to 118 pieces worldwide, while its pricing is set at $70,800.

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P

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