Frustration Whirlwind: Special Tourbillon Watches

Two precious versions of the Pershing Tourbillon by Parmigiani Fleurier.

Tourbillon watches are fascinating, highly complex structures, where hardly anyone can explain, how they work or why so many brands rely on the Tourbillon principle, even though it’s strictly technically no longer needed. But above all this question interests us: what are the most beautiful Tourbillon models?

A Tourbillon immediately catches the eye. But what exactly does a watch to a Tourbillon?  The clock name comes from French and means “Whirlwind”. The Swiss Watch repairman Abraham Louis Breguet invented the principle of the Tourbillon in 1795 and was in Paris patented it six years later. His invention was the increasing demand for pocket watches. Breguet, observed that the miniature clock works by constant movement developed an inaccuracy and decided to counter this by means of a flying suspension – the Tourbillon was born. The production of the complex suspension was increasingly artful, is less a today, however, especially in the case of modern wrist watches, technical necessity as rather represent a prestigious highlighting feature of luxury watches. It’s fun to watch his watch while she run like clockwork.

Pershing Tourbillon by Parmigiani Fleurier

For the first time, the Pershing collection was launched in 2008 in the framework of the partnership between the Italian luxury yacht maker the fine watchmaker Parmigiani Fleurier and Pershing. A substantial power reserve of something a week has the elegant timepiece in its interior a calibre hand-wound works. Already several versions of the Pershing Tourbillon was presented in the current years. For example, since 2011, Parmigiani Fleurier is partner of the Brazilian football Confederation CBF: Accordingly, the Swiss manufacturer launched this year a special Brazil Edition of Pershing Tourbillon.

Classic fusion Tourbillon Night-Out by Hublot

Specially made for evenings in the Tuxedo Hublot the youngest Tourbillon model, the classic fusion Tourbillon Night-Out, was presented only on the Geneva Watch knife, the SIHH 2014.Actually the clock works only on second glance lavishly: the enclosure with 45 mm is polished, Black ceramic and has a painted black, set with 10 baguette diamond dial. An opening at 6 o’clock reveals on the flying Tourbillon. Through a sapphire glass on the back, you can admire the entire movement, which has a 5-day power reserve and consists of 155 items.

ExoTourbillon Chronograph by MONTBLANC

It is the first timepiece of the MONTBLANC collection Villeret 1858, which combines a Tourbillon and chronograph function: the ExoTourbillon Chronograph. Surrounded by a housing made of white gold, a hand-wound caliber MBM 16.60 ticking away inside. The diameter of the casing is lush 47 millimetres; The clock consists of 341 items and has a power reserve of approximately 50 hours.

Patrimony traditional Tourbillon by Vacheron Constantin

A Tourbillon in a simple round housing: The patrimony traditional Tourbillon by Vacheron Constantin is the first clock, which was awarded after new criteria with the hallmark of Geneva.From June 2012 the movement, but the clock is no longer solely awarded this seal of quality as a whole. Inside the ticking clockwork of the new caliber 2260 with 14 days of power reserve. The Tourbillon cage sits at an altitude of six o’clock. The Silvered Dial with black-painted ads on white-painted base consists of opaline.

Lady Tourbillon by Girard Perregaux

A Tourbillon watch, which is intended exclusively for ladies, is the Lady Tourbillon by Girard Perregaux. The flamboyant clock, the three gold bridges on the mother-of-pearl dial is special. The 38 mm casing consists of red gold and is set with brilliant-cut diamonds, Same applies to the clasp, in turn a floral pattern adorns the barrel. So detail is the clock: the heart is the Tourbillon, which consists of 80 parts. With a dark blue or a pink red leather alligator leather strap, the watch is available.

Classical Grande Complication Tourbillon by Breguet

The Breguet Classical Grande complication Tourbillon extra flat 5377 presents itself this year in a version of Platinum and pink gold with 42 mm case. The watch is characterized by a decentralized child Tourbillon with titanium cage. The work of reference 5377 has a spring made of Silicon. The Grande complication Tourbillon starts priced at 180,000 euros.

Tec1 by Arnold & Son

A Tourbillon, a column-wheel Chronograph and automatic lift the complications that are the new wristwatch TEC 1 by Arnold & son profile give and to one of the top models of local brand make the timepiece that will be presented at BASELWORLD 2014 in La Lime -of -Funds. The new men’s wrist watch Tec1 belongs to the Royal collection. The Tourbillon the Tec1 is with 28,800 vibrations per hour up to date Most frequent by Arnold & son.

Clifton 1892 with Flying Tourbillon by Balm & Mercier

On the 2014 SIHH in Geneva presented Clifton 1892 with flying Tourbillon is one of the bermerkenswertn clock news and made of 18-carat pink gold. The dial of the Clifton in 1892 with flying Tourbillon is silver plated and has red gold Arabic numerals as indexes. In addition to the visible through the dial window Tourbillon, the Clifton 1892 has two more features: it is limited to only 30 copies. Thanks to its simplicity, the Clifton can be worn in 1892 by ladies.

Tourbillon Dial Love by Cartier

Tradition jeweler Cartier lets look at its Tourbillon Cadran Lové literally deep. The optical effect of a deep song is created by sophisticated arrangement of digits and Interior beneath the Sapphire Crystal. Classically, the Tourbillon cage is located between the movement Board and the bridges. It characterizes the entire look of the Roundabout of Cartier Tourbillon Dial Love and seems as if it would fly.

Edition Sky Moon by Patek Phillipe

The Polish nobleman Antoine Norbert Patek of Truly founded the company in 1839 in Geneva and laid the Foundation for one of the most successful watch brands in the world. A collector’s item from the year 1946 was sold at auction in 2002 for €5.4 million. This is world record to this day. Almost sober is the price of the two yellow gold watches from the this year’s edition Sky Moon of 700,000 euros.