tourbillon

Bell & Ross creates a transparent tourbillon

It’s spring and that means it’s time for Basel, the definitive international watch show. Around this time every year all of your favorite brands – and brands you’ve never heard

Arrr! Bell & Ross releases three new nautically-themed watches

Avast, ye hearties! Prepare for your wrists to be boarded by these massive Bell & Ross mechanical watches. B&R is most famous for the aviation-themed pieces – all of them black and squar

It’s time to strap on your Skeletonized Androgyne Royale

Something meets boy, and something meets girl and they both look the same and they’re overjoyed in this world. But how much more overjoyed would they be if they could on a Skeletonized Androgyne

Print your own triple-axis tourbillon (trust me, it’ll be cool)

In the world of horology there are few things fancier than the tourbillion and there are few things extra fancier than a triple-axis model. Originally invented by Abraham Louis Breguet, the tourbillio

This 3D-Printed Watch Doesn’t Tell Time Well But That Doesn’t Matter

Not unlike Ke$ha, things that go tick-tock are quite interesting and this 3D printed clock is no exception. This clock, actually a tourbillon with a going barrel, is unique in that the DIY plans are a

Blancpain L-evolution Tourbillon Large Date Watch With Trick Rotor

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Blancpain-L-evolution-tourbillon-big-date-dial.jpg">The name of this watch doesn't actually include its most thrilling feature. For 2011

Hublot's Complicated F1 Tourbillon Chronograph Watch

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Hublot-King-Power-F1-Tourbillon-2.jpg">I am not always sure what Jean-Claude Biver is thinking. The machine-gun minded Swiss CEO covers

High-End Revelation Watches Use Polarized Lens To Reveal Movement

Here is something new. I just learned about Revelation watch and am rather impressed with some of the elements in this watch. When it will be ready I have no idea, but there are a few things neat abou

Hublot Cathedral Minute Repeater Tourbillon & Column Wheel Chronograph Watch Hands-On

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Hublot-Carbon-Carbon-Fiber-Minute-Repeater-8805.jpg">The horological highlight from Hublot this year was the long-named "Cathedral" Minu

Ulysse Nardin "Alexander The Great" Minute Repeater Watch With Automatons

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/UN-Alexander-2.jpg" alt="" />Woaw that's a long name for a watch! It goes back to my classic statement, the longer the name of a watch,

Jacob & Co. Cyclone Tourbillon Watch Hands-On

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Jacob-Cyclone-6.jpg">Boy, what do I even say about this one? Jacob & Co.'s new ultra high-end, non diamond-studded watch for 2011 is

The Gagarin Tourbillon Watch

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/the-gagarin-tourbillon.jpg">Ironically enough I was just thinking about BLU, and what ever happened to it? The cool high-end brand did s

A. Lange & Sohne Richard Lange Tourbillon “Pour le Merite” Watch Hands-On

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Richard-Lange-Tourbillon-Regulator-8.jpg">One of the best surprises at SIHH 2011 was how much I enjoyed the A. Lange & Sohne Richard

De Bethune DB25 Dead Beat Tourbillon Regulator Watch

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/DB25-1.jpg">I will repeat to you the words that I recently told De Bethune's CEO. There are expensive watches that I really appreciate a

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept CS1 Tourbillon GMT Watch

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/AP-Royal-Oak-Tourbillon-GMT-7.jpg">I was really happy to see a new Royal Oak Concept watch. It is hard to explain where this collection

Piaget Emperador Coussin Tourbillon Automatic Ultra-Thin Watch Hands-On

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Piaget-Tourbillon-Automatic-5.jpg">Piaget was really proud about releasing this watch, but also I think they were a bit nervous as to th

A. Lange & Sohne Richard Lange Tourbillon “Pour le Merite” Watch

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/ALS_760_032_FS_2_a4.jpg">2011 will experience the release of this new fusee and chain transmission watch from Glashutte, Germany based A

Zenith El Primero Tourbillon Watch

<img src="http://www.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/zenprimtourb4.jpg">This is actually a tourbillon watch I would wear daily. Zenith's new El Primero collection of watches is a thing of b

The Thomas Prescher floating tourbillon

What can you do to make the tourbillon even more precious? How about you skeletonize it until it is completely hidden in the bezel? This amazing one-off piece was made by Thomas Prescher and that litt

Swatch to release $8,000 Turn to Him and Turn to Her tourbillons

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/scaledturn-to-him-2-620x465.jpg">A little bird sent us these images Swatch's upcoming Tourbillon collection, the Turn to Her and Turn to
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