The perfectly crafted RM 52-06 tourbillon leaves it to the wearer to decide what its mysterious mask represents.
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It took watchmakers some time to realise the extent to which gravity influenced the proper functioning of their mechanisms. Now, not only are they able to counter its effects (since the early 1800s), they are even turning this invisible force to their advantage, much to the delight of collectors and enthusiasts who continue to ask them for the Moon!
The first collaboration between Eric Coudray and Kari Voutilainen for MB&F has produced a visually stunning watch whose exclusive TriAx tourbillon, complete with a rare form of escapement, spins at record speeds.
A long-time fan of Richard Mille, Pharrell Williams has often been spotted wearing the brand's creations. Asked to contribute to a watch with his name, Pharrell took inspiration from a favourite childhood memory.
The latest iteration of the Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon 3 features a rare occurrence of meteorite inlay on the dial side.
Roger Dubuis stages a contemporary take on complications with a flying tourbillon minute repeater in a 47mm carbon case. Wound by two micro-rotors, the Excalibur Spider Unique Series is a superb example of Haute Horlogerie for today.
That Abraham-Louis Breguet sold just 35 tourbillon watches in his lifetime gives some idea of the extreme complexity of this mechanism. Introduced in 2013 and returning this year as a skeletonised version, the Classique Tourbillon Extra-Thin Automatic 5377 celebrates this legacy.
When Abraham-Louis Breguet patented his greatest ever invention on June 26, 1801, he could never have imagined that more than 200 years later, his tourbillon would be the complication most in demand among a group of affluent buyers, thousands of miles away in China.
In 18k white gold, set with over 24 carats of baguette-cut sapphires plus three solitaire trillion sapphires on the dial, this unique piece is powered by the brand's signature Tourbillon of Tourbillons movement.