Louis Vuitton Tambour Automatic Chronograph Flyback

This new Louis Vuitton Tambour Automatic Chronograph Flyback is characterized by strong colors including a bright yellow center hand which reads the chronograph seconds elapsed on a dual circular scale, reminiscent of old aircraft gauges I seem to remember.  Although I have featured flybacks many times here on Perpetuelle, here is a quick refresher of how the function works:  a running chronograph can be reset and instantly restarted by pressing the reset button (lower right); the seconds hand will immediately return to the starting position and begin timing again — the visual is that of a hand that “flies back” to the starting position.   I’d guess that the flyback on this dual-scale layout is particularly eyecatching.  Note also the rubber-coated crown and the  dual-leather strap — calfskin with the horizontal yellow stitch, fused with alligator.   Good looking watch — I am a fan of Louis Vuitton horology.   I’ve also included a neat short video demonstrating some of the Louis Vuitton watch strap-making process.

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Louis Vuitton Tambour Automatic Chronograph Flyback

Limited edition 888 pieces

44mm steel case, automatic mechanical Dubois-Depraz caliber, rubber-molded crown, alligator strap with calfskin segment (with the horizontal yellow stitch)

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  • Kristian Haagen

    I am tempted to say that I like the look. But I have always liked the Tambour shape.