Skeleton watch specialist Armin Strom is launching its newest collection, called Tourbillon Skeleton, at Baselworld 2016. As with other Armin Strom watch families, this one will consist of four watches representing the four elements, Earth, Air, Water, and Fire. The first to be released is the the new Armin Strom Tourbillon Skeleton Earth, with a black PVD case.
One of Blancpain’s highlights at this year’s Baselworld is the L-evolution Tourbillon Carrousel, a highly complicated piece with a futuristic dial and case design to match. Tourbillons and carrousels both rotate their cages within a movement, but understanding them can also get your head spinning. So let’s take a moment to break down the differences
Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking, as it is the only house that has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. Carrousels were originally conceived to defy gravity and the associated rate errors incurred when the watch is in a vertical position. In this way, carrousels are like tourbillons. But
The Richard Mille RM 50-02 Tourbillon Split Seconds Chronograph AJC from Richard Mille, introduced at SIHH 2016, is not your typical aviation watch. It represents the brand’s partnership with Airbus Corporate Jets (AJC) , the private-jet arm of the French aviation company.
The latest ticking chef d’oeuvre from Saxon watchmaker A. Lange & Söhne is a horological triple threat and then some. Unveiled today at SIHH 2016 in Geneva, the A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon incorporates three major complications with five supplementary functions. The three complications are a flyback chronograph, a perpetual calendar, and a
A. Lange & Söhne marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Ferdinand Adolph Lange, in grand style with the recently announced 1815 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst, a limited edition that features a technological first for the brand and sports breathtaking dial and movement decorations. Here’s what you need to know.