“Jumping” systems allow for an instantaneous change of display. They are not frequently seen or used because of the technical complexity involved. Nevertheless, the visual effect produced by a jumping system has something rather hypnotic about it. We asked Ludovic Ballouard, independent Geneva-based watchmaker and a specialist in this complication, to explain it to us.
Vacheron Constantin presents the portrait of a Master Guillocheur in its “Métiers d’art” collection.