+1 great choice on the Ingy 3227-01...I'm looking forward to seeing the newest iteration of the Igenieur whenever it reaches a local AD.
Great snaps of your VC, Dino. That caseback very much resembles a Reverso movement, although I couldn't tell you which one.
It took me some years to warm up to the beauty of a watch in a Tonneau case...but now I really love the design. What a great piece. Nice to see others here at SF choosing something other than a round cased watch. I love the contrast of going from a round watch (most of my daily wearers are round) to something different in shape for a dress watch.
And this is my only barrel-shape, although I think of it more as a casual watch than a true dress piece, despite wearing it with suits quite a bit.. (apologies if I've posted this pic before).
It doesn't compare horologically to a Patek, but it's one of my favorite designs, and now my only Cartier after trading in my Tank Francaise: