Tourbillon

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Richard Mille x Rafael Nadal RM 27-03 Tourbillon

July 16, 2017

As the 2017 French Open kicks off, Richard Mille has unveiled the fourth iteration in his headline-grabbing, jaw-dropping “Rafael Nadal” collection. The new RM 27-03 is one of Mille’s boldest looking and most mechanically sophisticated watches yet. It’s main innovation lies in the capacity of its tourbillon calibre to withstand shocks up to 10,000 g’s, [...]

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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider “Pirelli” – Double Flying Tourbillon (SIHH 2017)

March 12, 2017

Roger Dubuis has unveiled 5 new pieces this year at SIHH in Geneva, the headliner being the piece you see here. Though it is not our favorite of Roger Dubuis’ 2017 releases, the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pirelli Double Flying Tourbillon is one beautiful watch. This new super-limited version of Roger Dubuis’ bold double tourbillon [...]

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Platinum Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin

July 24, 2016

Early this year Audemars Piguet took the covers off of a Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin, and for the first time it was seen in platinum. Originally released in pink gold and stainless steel, the new platinum model with its beautiful smoked grey dial is nothing short of mouth-watering. The watch continues to use the manual [...]

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Louis Vuitton Tourbillon Volant Poinçon de Genève in Platinum

February 28, 2016

Louis Vuitton sets a new milestone and proudly shows off the Geneva Seal (“Poinçon de Genève”) certification earned for its new Tourbillon Volant watch. We also see a new case design from Louis Vuitton — framing highly skeletonized and largely transparent dial in this instance. The watch is certainly an eye catcher, with an attractive [...]

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Memorigin Star Wars Captain Phasma Tourbillon Watch

January 26, 2016

You are looking at a $5,500 Star Wars themed watch — with a toubillon. In a limited series of 200 pieces, it is produced (under license from Lucasfilm Ltd.) by Memorigin, the Hong Kong-based watchmaker that only makes tourbillon watches (also designed and made in Hong Kong), most of which are priced at a fraction [...]

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Hysek Blue Sapphire Double Tourbillon

December 20, 2015

We’re going to step off the beaten path today (way off!) and look at a new piece from independent watchamker Hysek. The new Hysek Verdict Double Tourbillon is the first ever automatic double tourbillon, punctuated by an iridscent sapphire dial in a range of hues. The metallic sapphire dial was first unveiled by Hysek in [...]

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Bell & Ross BR 01 Skull Bronze Tourbillon For Only Watch 2015

September 13, 2015

In advance of Only Watch 2015 (drawing closer…Nov 7 2015) there are several more interesting unique pieces that I want to highlight for the majority of you who will not be able to see the pieces at the actual event or when they go on World Tour here in about a month. Today we will [...]

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A One-of-a-Kind Sapphire-cased, Skeleton Tourbillon with 3-D Printed Strap by H. Moser

April 5, 2015

For its talking piece this year, H. Moser & Cie. has decided to craft a new model in its Venturer — with a case created entirely in sapphire crystal and a 3D-printed rubber watch strap. Intrigued? Same here. You don’t get much less conventional than a piece like this! The solid sapphire case was created [...]

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Piaget Emperador Coussin Tourbillon Skeleton 1270S

February 22, 2015

This year Piaget has once again put forth a strong lineup showcasing its overall watchmaking talents as well as its leadership in the ultra-thin category. While its headliner for 2015 is probably the Altiplano Chronograph with new Cal 883P, the brand’s new Emperador Coussin Skeleton 1270S is my personal favorite — and of course a [...]

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Montblanc Villeret Tourbillon Cylindrique Geosphères Vasco Da Gama

February 8, 2015

Introducing the Montblanc Tourbillon Cylindrique Geospheres Geosphères Vasco Da Gama. Yea, it’s a mouthful, but this piece from the Montblanc Villeret collection — it’s most prestigious — is an incredible watch. Montblanc has just killed it here in form and function. It is a timepiece that unites for the first time ever a cylindrical tourbillon [...]

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Introducing the A. Lange & Söhne 20th Anniversary Lange 1 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst

November 23, 2014

This is the A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the debut of the Lange 1 (to the day!), an iconic timepiece whose design has gone essentially unchanged in 20 years and which is revered by collectors the world around. And just to set the historical record straight, it [...]

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Richard Mille RM 56-02 Sapphire Tourbillon

July 27, 2014

Here’s your first look at the new sapphire tourbillon watch that Richard Mille at the Watches & Wonders in Hong Kong later this year (30 September to 2 October 2014). The RM56-02 is the third — and best yet — iteration of Mille’s innovative and incredible RM 56 sapphire series. Not only is the watch [...]

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