JeanRichard Paramount Tourbillon Linear Power Reserve Watch

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I’ve seen this watch case before. It is so eerily familiar. Oh yea, it was just released on the new Girard Perregaux Vintage 1945 Collection watch. That isn’t much of a surprise considering Girard Perregaux is the parent company of Daniel JeanRichard watches. This is actually the most up-market JeanRichard watch I’ve ever seen. The 36mm x 36mm case is 18k white gold with a handsome brushed finish.

The watch has a ritzy tourbillon movement with a gold bridge. I like how JeanRichard has its own take on the classic Girard Perregaux tourbillon bridge design. The movement itself is the manually-wound Sowind tourbillon caliber 99201 with a 72 hour power reserve that is made in-house. One of the nicest features of the movement is the adoption of the linear power reserve indicator that has been seen on high-end sporty watches as of late. Like a fuel gauge, it is a handsome way to see how much juice is left in the mainspring. With a design that is certainly JeanRichard, with some Girard Perregaux and a bit of Jaeger leCoultre Reverso built in, you have a nice looker with wide appeal.

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