Tourbillon

Bell & Ross’s signature cockpit-instrument design is on grand display in the Bell & Ross BR-X1 Tourbillon Sapphire ($495,000, bellross.com ). By far the most expensive watch the brand has...
Watch companies working with the film industry in some form or another is nothing new—whether it’s Jaeger-LeCoultre showcasing old behind-the-scenes photography from movie sets or another watch brand...
In 2000, Corum unveiled a 45 mm model, dubbed Bubble, whose distinguishing feature was a soaring domed sapphire crystal that magnified the dial, distorting the hour markers and numerals. Irreverent,...
Luxury watchmakers are increasingly bypassing gold and platinum in favor of ceramic, a high-tech material that is scratch-resistant, hypoallergenic, and lightweight. Take, for instance, the new...
Robb Report recently hosted guests at the boutique of the Swiss watch manufacture Roger Dubuis on Madison Avenue in New York City for an exclusive event. Surrounded by Roger Dubuis timepieces, guests...
In a radical change to a classic design, Bulgari has revamped its famous Serpenti motif to showcase its complicated-watchmaking bona fides. The Serpenti Incantati Tourbillon Lumiere ( bulgari.com )...
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Unconventionality sets the tone for Breguet’s Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon 7087. “We wanted to choose the sound and then develop the watch around the sound, and not the other way around,”...
The new Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound Edition “D.H. Craig USA” from IWC Schaffhausen is not, as its name implies, a tribute to D.H. Craig. Rather, the limited-edition timepiece—exclusively...
An approach that politicians would do well to emulate, the Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon timepiece places an emphasis on transparency. A recent addition to the Swiss manufacture’s...
At first glance, the Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon ($280,000, ulysse-nardin.com ) appears to be outfitted with a garden-variety retrograde minutes display, but closer inspection reveals...
Revealing exquisite bone structure, the Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl timepiece extracts its ethereal beauty from some of the earth’s most precious treasures—white gold, diamonds and, as...
A pleasure to observe in action and the definition of reliability, today’s finest luxury watches are just like Dad—handsome examples of complexity and elegance. Here are 10 new watches in time for...
From Antoine LeCoultre’s early horologic innovations in 1833 to his grandson’s collaboration with Edmond Jaeger and on down to today, Switzerland’s Jaeger-LeCoultre continues to advance the art of...
Dress Watch: Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision Despite Greubel For-sey’s intrepid chronometric pursuits, the brand’s massive cases and sometimes asymmetric designs tend to appeal to a...
Baselworld, the weeklong luxury-watch fair that concluded March 24 in Basel, Switzerland, saw a dip in attendance this year. But what the show lacked in crowds it made up for with a modest but...
Taking a cue from modern alpinism, the new Montblanc TimeWalker ExoTourbillon Minute Chronograph Limited Edition 100 summits challenges with high-tech materials and precise action. Designed for peak...
The Panerai Lo Scienziato Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Titanio ($143,000, panerai.com ) features both a tourbillon and a movement-revealing dial—an unconventional design for Panerai—but still adheres...
Franck Muller leans on its in-house talent to push the limits of its tourbillon watches. For Pierre-Michel Golay, master watchmaker at Franck Muller Watchland, making a new wristwatch means setting a...
When Girard-Perregaux made its first modern foray into minute repeating watches a few years ago, it did so using the well-regarded Fabrique du Temps movement. By marrying the complication to its...
Another example of horology’s current bias for blue , Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has dropped a new timepiece into its Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon collection, this one fronting an azure finish to fit...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Space Explorer ” The Gift: ❄ The first example of the Hysek IO 45 mm Skeleton Tourbillon with Blue Sapphire. ❄ $119,000 “The idea behind...
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.

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