Tourbillon Watches

Guide —— How to identify types of tourbillons watches

September 20, 2020

Today we get to tell you about tourbillon complication and answer all of the most common questions about tourbillons. A tourbillon is a mechanism found in some specific high-end watches. It’s both hypnotic and intriguing to watches and watch with tourbillons are usually somewhat expensive compared to watches without them. They are not the most […]

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Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronograph Openworked Guide

August 22, 2020

Join us as we explore a prized watch by any watch enthusiast’s standards. It is not every day that I get to review a iconic Audemars Piguet watches, the likes of which only 100 exist in the world. That can be as much a treat to me personally as it’s for me to talk with […]

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Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette

Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin Openworked

May 22, 2018

Openworking — also known as skeletonisation — involves cutting away material to reveal the mechanical artistry contained within. It is among the most exacting performances in watchmaking: cutting too much can jeopardize tolerances or affect shock resistance. Achieving the right balance between the beauty of the revealed components and the safeguarding of their performance’s precision […]

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Tourbillon Royal Oak Concept GMT

Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon

May 22, 2018

The sculpted titanium case middle and integrated rubber strap combine with a white ceramic bezel to frame the highly architectural array of tourbillon carriage and second ‘GMT’ time-zone display inside – case and movement in perfect harmony. New for 2014, however, is the flash of pure white centre-stage: an intricately machined upper bridge made of […]

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Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin Openworked

May 22, 2018

Introduced in 2012, the original Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin marked the Royal Oak’s 40th anniversary and was originally available only in platinum, followed by the launch of a yellow gold version in 2016. With a minute repeater, perpetual calendar, and split-seconds chronograph, this watch is as badass as it gets. The black and white ceramic […]

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La Royal Oak Offshore fête ses 25 ans

Audemars Piguet – 25 years of the Royal Oak Offshore

May 22, 2018

Summarising the new models presented by Audemars Piguet at this year’s SIHH is no easy task. Even with the terse prose used by the company’s copywriters, the full press kit runs to a whopping 85 pages! I will attempt here to summarise just the Royal Oak Offshore models in the customary 500 words of a […]

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Royal Oak Offshore 25th anniversary models

Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Offshore 25th anniversary models

May 22, 2018

Since the introduction of the original Royal Oak Offshore in 1993, more than 120 references of this 42 mm model have been launched in various materials such as stainless steel, titanium, gold and platinum. To celebrate the collection’s 25th anniversary in 2018, Audemars Piguet presents three new versions of the Royal Oak Offshore: a re-edition of the […]

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Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT

May 22, 2018

The new generation Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT has the asymmetric look of contemporary architecture with its redesigned bridges and fully revealed flying tourbillon at 9 o’clock. A powerful mix of sandblasted titanium and black ceramic – with 10 days’ power reserve. Like the Diamond Outrage watch prior to it, this is the kind […]

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A Complete Guidebook On Angelus U21 Tourbillon & U22 Tourbillon Watches

A Complete Guidebook On Angelus U21 Tourbillon & U22 Tourbillon Watches

July 12, 2017

I recently realized that I have been attracted to just about every watch Angelus has released since 2015, when the revitalized brand reintroduced itself with a totally new identity. Now under La Joux-Perret (owned by Citizen), Angelus men’s watch has emerged as the more modern, flirting-with-futurism sibling of Arnold & Son. Announced at Baselworld 2017 […]

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Detailed Review With The Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky Watch

Detailed Review With The Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky Watch

May 31, 2017

The Astronomia family of tourbillons are Jacob & Co’s own unique take on creating an astronomical complication. Typically, they’re not intended to be highly accurate representations of actual astronomical cycles (the most sophisticated example of a watch that does that is, right now, probably Vacheron Constantin’s Celestia). Rather, they’re a kind of kinetic sculpture for […]

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