A complex case shape you have to digest a bit. Thanks for your feedback, Fx. [nt]

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Laurent Ferrier Tourbillon Grand Sport On The Wrist review.

 
 By: amanico : June 9th, 2019-01:01
Announced a few weeks ago, I was impatient to discover this new opus from Laurent Ferrier. Could you imagine that one day, Laurent Ferrier could release such a watch? Why not, after all? At first sight, this Tourbillon Grand sport disorients the Laurent F...  

Thanks the the review

 
 By: foversta : June 9th, 2019-01:37
I will write one later. The biggest achievement about this piece is that it looks very Laurent Ferrier despite the new context. I read a lot of comments about it, the Nautilus inspiration and so on. I don't agree. It features the Galet Square shape. And i... 

+1 [nt]

 
 By: centurionone : June 9th, 2019-04:12

It reminds me other ones?

 
 By: tick28800 : June 9th, 2019-01:57
Yes it does, but as foversta said above you can clearly tell thi is a LF watch. They did a good job translating their specifics to the '70 look. About the movement: ok this is a "sports" watch but I don't see someone really using this to go swimming or pl... 

In my respectful opinion

 
 By: Incandenza : June 9th, 2019-02:01
The problem with this watch is the case design. I like the dial and the movement (although I prefer the Geneva stripes on the original variant, which are finer IMHO). But the case design does not work. The case appears lopsided on the wrist. The bezel is ... 

Please note that I didn't adjusted the strap length correctly, as I didn't have the time to do that. As for the case, I must admit that when I saw the press release, I was dubitative.

 
 By: amanico : June 9th, 2019-02:57
In the reality, it is different. You have to take the time to play with it, a bit, and to examine the watch under different angles. It is much better. The relation with watches from the 70's is obvious. Funky design. It won't be a consensual watch. But I ... 

Thanks for your detailed reply!

 
 By: Incandenza : June 9th, 2019-03:20
I will suspend judgment until trying it on. I am sure there will be a lower priced version (probably in white gold without tourbillon) in due course, so I will certainly have an opportunity to consider it. -Ryan

Me too! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 9th, 2019-02:57

+1 [nt]

 
 By: BMR : June 9th, 2019-07:20

Thanks for the report.

 
 By: M4 : June 9th, 2019-03:33
Well done. This one's not my cup of tea but still I hope it's a harbinger of other sport watches to come from the brand. Thanks again. M4

Thanks for the writing

 
 By: Mark : June 9th, 2019-03:59
At first glance, nothing about this makes sense to me, from the colour of the lume (which does look like faux patina) to the crown design. But the more I think about it, I can't think of what I would change and how I could change it, other than the case s... 

I agree with you, but as someone already said probably I would wait for a non tourbillon version, more accessible...

 
 By: luca.rev : June 9th, 2019-05:27
.... still some doubts on the case, but since I will never ever be so lucky to handle it, I believe that for a fraction of money I will stay more than happy with my PP Aquanaut Crono... which could be a nice (sorry more than nice) option va this LF marvel...  

I totally agree with you, but you have to take into account also the retail price... at this point I prefer spending 1/4 and having the Aquanaut than 200€k and the LF...

 
 By: luca.rev : June 9th, 2019-12:00
.... which it would be a mess putting on your wrist (at least mine) being afraid to ruin it given the cost You know, I’m Italian, from Liguria, we are known for taking particular care of things which cost a lot, meaning that most of the time we do not buy... 

Thank you for the written and visual review

 
 By: emcquillan : June 9th, 2019-07:05
I's very daring, but looks like a hit. Like you I will dream for a time only mortal version. May I ask, what is the water resistance? Best,

Thank you [nt]

 
 By: emcquillan : June 9th, 2019-11:18

Superb review Nico 👍

 
 By: Mike H : June 9th, 2019-08:44
I believe you have summed up the situation perfectly : it is not a consensual watch and it might require some time (and wrist time) to understand it but the more you know it the more you like it. Apart from the aesthetics issue which is quite relative and... 

I love this...

 
 By: mdg : June 9th, 2019-10:03
...have always loved cushion-style watches. It’s a bit too big for me and I can’t afford it, but I truly admire the ‘F-U’ attitude of building something like this : ) Btw, the dial color, from the photos, looks amazing. I hope this same color will be made... 

Great review and excellent pics my friend .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : June 9th, 2019-10:22
Hope i will get the chance to try one at some point but like you i would love to see one without a tourb and a lower price . Without any doubt this is a great watch

Nicolas, this is the kind of article that sets you apart.

 
 By: MichaelC : June 11th, 2019-10:05
I always appreciate your genuine feelings and impressions. I agree with your words on this one, as best as I can tell from the photos. Thank you my Friend.