Tourbillon

The “Jumbo” With Tourbillon: Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Extra-Thin (RD#3)

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Extra-Thin (RD#3) accommodates a flying tourbillon in the slim “Jumbo” case. In order to make this complication possible for the “Jumbo“, a completely new movement had to be developed. At the same…

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Richard Mille RM 47 Tourbillon: Artful Tribute to Japanese Culture

With the RM 47 Tourbillon, Richard Mille is presenting an extraordinary timepiece that pays an artistic tribute to Japanese culture. Instead of a dial, the wearer can admire a three-dimensional decoration depicting a samurai warrior. This symbolises the traditional Japanese…

W&W 2022: Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon Skeleton in Pink Gold or Titanium

With the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon Skeleton, the brand is presenting a skeletonised version of the Overseas with tourbillon. In addition to a variant with a pink gold case, the house is also launching a model made entirely of titanium…

Year Of The Tourbillon: The Story Of Abraham-Louis Breguet, The Man Who Defied Gravity

Once upon a time, in the mid-eighteenth century, there lived a watchmaker named Abraham-Louis Breguet. Born in the quiet, misty medieval lakeside Swiss town of Neuchâtel (then a Prussian municipality), he grew up beneath the shadow of an ancient 12th century…

Chopard Showcases The L.U.C Flying T Twin With Flying Tourbillon

With the L.U.C Flying T Twin, the Chopard manufacture is presenting a classic wristwatch with a flying tourbillon. Housed in a flat gold case, it flaunts its deep blue dial with a guilloché pattern. Inside operates an in-house movement that…

Anniversary: Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Anniversaire 5365

About 220 years ago, Abraham-Louis Breguet received the patent for his invention of the tourbillon. To mark the occasion, the Manufacture presents the Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Anniversaire 5365, a watch that focuses on this achievement and pays homage to…

Bulgari Octo Roma Central Tourbillon Papillon

The Bulgari Octo Roma Central Tourbillon Papillon tells the time with a mechanism that has never been seen before. Inspired by a butterfly, two retractable hands travel along a graduation to indicate the minutes. Meanwhile, an aperture at 12 o’clock…

Collector Brands On The Rise – Series 1: Montblanc’s Mechanical Watches And a Well-Kept Secret Named Minerva

Let’s be honest. Hand on heart, who just looked at this headline and immediately thought, “Perfect, I can find out which watches are currently cheap but clearly going to increase in value”? Admittedly, I found myself considering something similar in…

A. Lange & Söhne Cabaret Tourbillon Handwerkskunst with Rectangular Platinum Case

The A. Lange & Söhne Cabaret Tourbillon Handwerkskunst harks back to the Cabaret Tourbillon presented in 2008. With this watch, the world’s first tourbillon with stop-seconds made its debut. Now the Saxon manufacture is presenting a Handwerkskunst variant of this…

Girard Perregaux Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition

Together with Aston Martin, Girard Perregaux presents the Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Limited Edition. This watch is the result of the partnership between the two brands and thus combines motorsport with watchmaking. With a case made…

Fast Forward: The Richard Mille RM 40-01 Automatic Tourbillon McLaren Speedtail

The world of hypercars is characterised by superlatives disguised as numbers. The McLaren Speedtail is no exception: from 1,050 over 403 and 1,430 to 2.37. In other words, from 1,050 horsepower over 403 km/h top speed and 1,430 kilograms weight…

Richard Mille RM 21-01 Tourbillon Aerodyne

Watchmaker Richard Mille is introducing a brand new model in the form of the RM 21-01 Tourbillon Aerodyne. As its name suggests, the watch draws on the influence of aeronautics. Featuring a 5N red-gold and Carbon TPT case, the watch…