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Louis Vuitton shows its horological skills with Tambour Monogram Tourbillon

Andrea Divirgilio / August 10, 2012

Louis Vuitton, the French fashion house known better for their luggages than for watches, has lately started producing high-end watches and has rapidly developed a range of exceptional timepieces with complicated mechanisms. The brand that has set its name with opulence presence in almost every field, earlier showed its horological skills with the release of sporty Tambour Diver Chronograph for Only Watch 2011 charity. And, the latest to join their impressive line of timepieces is the remarkable tourbillion, the Tambour Monogram Tourbillon which is an exclusive work of art where both the technical and precious aspects overlap with a clockwork precision.

Louis Vuitton shows its horological skills with Tambour Monogram Tourbillon

Both strong and to the point, Louis Vuitton’s Tambour Monogram Tourbillon boasts hands hollowed out from solid gold, and the wheels and the tourbillion carriage which were inspired by the rounded petals found on the antique trunks, makes it an ultra-exclusive Louis Vuitton watch.

Louis Vuitton shows its horological skills with Tambour Monogram Tourbillon

Fitted with an exotic stingray strip, the 41mm skeleton case of the timepiece comprises of an 18k white, yellow and pink gold. Further, the inside of the case is polished, and the model gets distinguished by two bridges; a spphire bridge with an engraved flower and golden bridge with diamonds.

Around the polished case, the hour-marker spell out the twelve letters of the iconic brand name ‘L O U I S V U I T T O N’, and are engraved in gold. Further, the octagonal winder is set with a precious stone, and the shagreen strap will be made available in several shades.

Starting this fall, the impressive Tambour Monogram Tourbillon will be made available in select Louis Vuitton flagship stores.

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