Tourbillon is an addition to the mechanics of a watch escapement. Developed around 1795 by the French-Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet from an earlier idea by the English chronometer maker John Arnold, a tourbillon aims to counter the effects of gravity by mounting the escapement and balance wheel in a rotating cage, to negate the effect of gravity when the timepiece (thus the escapement) is stuck in a certain position.
Harry Winston Histoire De Tourbillon 7 Watch - more on aBlogtoWatch.com "The Histoire de Tourbillon series is going to get Harry Winston in trouble. Seeing how every iteration of this series of incredible legacy watches has gotten exponentially more and more complex every year, we’re starting to wonder how on Earth will they be able to deliver something that can up the ante from the previous version. Still, it doesn't look like 2016 will be the year the Histoire De Tourbillon plateaued..."
Angelus U20 Ultra-Skeleton Tourbillon Watch - by David Bredan - see all about this fresh release on aBlogtoWatch "The Angelus U20 Ultra-Skeleton Tourbillon wants you to forget about microscopic texts discreetly saying 'tourbillon' on solid watch dials. With an 'ultra-skeletonized' movement, the Angelus U20 puts everything on show, practicing levels of transparency scarcely experienced in the Swiss watch industry. A flying tourbillon, bridges in blue, and everything else..."
Hysek - Baselworld 2014: A lesson in skeletonisation
HYSEK IO Skeleton Tourbillon 49mm The IO Skeleton Tourbillion marks a definite evolution of the IO line. The codes on which was founded the collection; an audaciously designed case, classic yet modern, boosted by ample circular curves are blended henceforth with a strong desire of purity (See more at En/Fr: http://watchmobile7.com/articles/hysek-io-skeleton-tourbillon-49mm) #watches #montres #hysek