Not content material with the revival of Daniel Roth, LVMH now has its sights set on one other important model that has been dormant for many years. With the assistance of La Fabrique du Temps, Louis Vuitton, with the cooperation of Evelyne Genta (Gerald Genta’s widow), has introduced the revival of Gerald Genta.
Having designed greater than 100,000 watches, together with the Royal Oak, Nautilus, and the Ingenieur, Gerald Genta is arguably an important watch designer of the twentieth century. However he was additionally a pioneer in unbiased watchmaking, having arrange his personal model in 1969, and creating a number of important watches. These embrace the world’s thinnest minute repeater, standing at simply 2.72 mm tall, in addition to what was, on the time, the world’s difficult watch: The Grand Sonnerie, with over 1,000 components, together with a tourbillon, perpetual calendar, grande et petite sonnerie with Westminster carillon, and computerized winding.