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    Tourbillon by Le Rhöne

    A tourbillon is an addition to the mechanics of a watch escapement to increase accuracy. Conceived by the British watchmaker and inventor John Arnold, it was developed by his friend the Swiss-French watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet and patented by Breguet on 26 June 1801. In a tourbillon the escapement and balance wheel are mounted in a […] More

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    Minute repeater by Roger Dubuis

    A minute repeater is a mechanical watch complication that chimes the exact time of day, on-demand, through the activation of a sliding push button. The time is chimed by small trebuchet hammers striking specific gongs. Here we can admire an interesting minute repeater with the Excalibur model by Roger Dubuis during Watches and Wonders 2023. Writshot […] More