In this year’s Geneva Grand Prix Tourbillon watch, 25 watches were shortlisted. Today we take a look at a few models that are most likely to compete for the championship. The tourbillon is the most representative and complicated technology on the watch. The tourbillon category in the annual Geneva Watch Grand Prix can be said to be the most competitive. Tourbillon can coexist with other complicated functions and show various styles at the same time. It has become a symbol of the brand’s professional capabilities. Many top watch factories have invested heavily in tourbillon technology and even launched dual tourbillon watches.
Blancpain Villeret series 12-day long-powered flying tourbillon has made a breakthrough in power reserve. This watch has a power reserve of 288 hours. It has a longer running time and is still loyal to Blancpain’s brand style. It is only supported by a barrel, which is hard to imagine.
The Breguet ClassiqueTourbillonExtra-PlatAutomatique5377 watch contains all the unique elements of the brand. The ultra-thin case contains one of the greatest inventions in the history of watches and clocks, and has a number of patented titanium cage-eccentric tourbillon adjusters. The tourbillon frame and balance wheel are made of titanium, a silicon balance spring, an escapement made of silicon and antimagnetic steel, and the frequency of the movement is as high as 4 Hz. It embodies Baodi’s respect for superb craftsmanship and perfect workmanship.
The Bulgari OctoFinissimoTourbillon watch is as thin as a flock. This watch breaks the thinnest record of the tourbillon watch. The total thickness of the case is only 5 mm. Determined the amazing thickness of the entire movement of 1.95 mm. The design of the case is also very delicate and harmonious.
The Tag Heuer Carrera MikroPendulumS double tourbillon watch breaks the traditional watch design, its escapement abandoned the traditional hairspring and replaced it with a two magnet system. One clocks at 12Hz and the other travels at 100Hz. Both magnet systems are incorporated into the tourbillon. (Picture / Text Watch House Xiao Sen)