Tourbillon

The Swiss watch manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre has been at the forefront of miniature-movement design since 1907, when it created what was then the world’s thinnest pocket-watch movement, measuring...
The new watch has multiple systems to ensure that its movement receives consistent power.
The watchmaker puts its skill in guilloche and damaskeening on full display.
The second annual Watches and Wonders show in Hong Kong saw thousands of collectors, journalists, and retailers come together to celebrate all things horological.
In an effort to promote ethical mining practices, Chopard has released the L.U.C. Tourbillon Qualité Fleurier Fairmined , the world’s first watch to be made from gold that has received Fairmined...
This month, the Swiss watchmaker Arnold and Son revealed two new style variations for its ultrathin Instrument Collection UTTE series—which was first introduced at last year’s Baselworld watch and...
A decade ago at the Baselworld watch and jewelry show, TAG Heuer introduced the Monaco V4, a radical watch concept that employed a system of belts rather than gears to drive its power train.
On June 10, Sotheby’s New York will bring an impressive selection of timepieces to the auction block in for its Important Watches Including the Titanium Collection sale.
Though Graff is primarily known as a purveyor of jewelry and gemstones, since 2008 its Geneva-based watchmaking division has been producing high-end timepieces with visual cues that reference the...
For the last two decades, the Swiss watchmaker Dubey and Schaldenbrand has focused on the aesthetic rather than the technical aspects of watchmaking, purchasing vintage calibers from other companies...
Jaeger-LeCoultre has a history of constructing ultrathin movements that stretches back to the early years of collaboration between the watchmakers Edmond Jaeger and Jacques-David LeCoultre.
The Swiss watchmaker Corum has added new timepieces to its venerable Admiral’s Cup collection, including the Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon.
Some 250 years ago, John Arnold became the favored watchmaker of the British royal court when he presented King George II with a ring less than 1 inch in diameter that kept time and also functioned...
Created in 2002 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak line of watches, the original Royal Oak Concept was a radical reinterpretation of the esteemed design, featuring an...
Since its founding in 1995, the Geneva-based watchmaker Roger Dubuis has had an on-again, off-again relationship with its namesake.
For the first time, Roger Dubuis has created its Tourbillon Skeleton timepiece in a 42 mm case. Roughly 35 percent slimmer than previous models and lighter in weight...
The Harry Winston Ocean Tourbillon Jumping Hour—one of the latest timepieces in the watchmaker’s Ocean Collection—employs a new mechanical movement that features both a tourbillon and a jumping hour...
Timed with the company’s 180th anniversary this year, Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled the Jubilee Collection, which celebrates some of its best historic timepieces in striking new variations. Inspired...
Louis Moinet ’s Derrick Tourbillon, a limited edition of 12 watches ($280,000), seems expressly designed for a specific customer who owes his fortune to the blessings of petroleum. The automaton on...
Although the tourbillon has been housed in many forms in recent years, Ralph Lauren is the first company to adapt the mechanical watch complication to a style that might be described as “American...
Ever since the relaunch of its 1980s classic Golden Bridge model, Corum has turned exhibitionist movement architecture into a brand specialty. Its latest limited edition, the Golden Bridge...
Two years ago, Breguet began experimenting with watch designs of a more flamboyant nature than the classic cases, dials, and movements that have long characterized the brand. While the Tourbillon...
When Bulgari acquired the Swiss watch brand Daniel Roth two years ago, the fit seemed an odd one given the traditional style of the watchmaker’s timepieces and the bold designs made by the Italian...
Instead of adorning its timepieces with precious stones, Swiss watch brand Louis Moinet uses dials made of polished stone for its Treasures of the World Collection ( www.louismoinet.com ). Australian...
Chanel has become one of the few brands to develop a complicated movement expressly for a women’s watch. The company’s partnership with Audemars Piguet and its research arm, Renaud & Papi, has...
A sober, utilitarian character informs most of the timepieces assembled in Glashütte, the German watchmaking town in the southeastern state of Saxony that now bustles with a spate of new...
Long known for vintage movements and colorful traditional dials, the relatively modern (founded in 1946) firm of Dubey & Schaldenbrand is currently reviving itself with an even more modern set of...

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