Hands-On The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire
The 20th anniversary of Parmigiani Fleurier rolled around just last year (the company was founded in 1996). Anniversaries for watch companies can be a very mixed bag (for a while there in the mid-2000s it seemed like some companies were hell-bent on celebrating every year as the one year anniversary of the previous year) and while sometimes you get really interesting stuff, you can also get watches clearly designed with no real enthusiasm, with merely cosmetic variations. However, for its 20th anniversary, Parmigiani Fleurier pulled out all the stops and introduced something genuinely attention-worthy: a brand new, in-house rattrapante (split-seconds) chronograph movement, in a brand new watch. That movement is the caliber PF361 and the watch is the Tonda Chronor Anniversaire.