• Blancpain L-evolution Tourbillon Large Date Watch With Trick Rotor

    The name of this watch doesn’t actually include its most thrilling feature. For 2011, this is the Blancpain L-evolution Tourbillon Large Date watch. It is true that it has a flying tourbillon and a big date indicator but turn it over and you see the power reserve indicator on the rotor. Complications on rotors seem to be really “in” this year. In 2011 alone, on automatic… Read More

  • Blancpain L-Evolution Tourbillon Puts The Power Reserve On The Rotor

    Sorry for all the watch posts recently. It’s Basel time and a couple of my buddies are in Switzerland looking at fancy watches and reporting back on some of the coolest ones. For example, take a look at this L-Evolution Tourbillon by Blancpain. It’s an automatic watch with a twist: the power reserve is actually on the rotor, a feat (at least in watchmaking) akin to riding a… Read More