If you’ve been collecting luxury watches, the moment a model features a tourbillon, the price soars through the roof. The micro-engineering and craftsmanship that goes into one the creation of these components are astounding. For those of you who want superior timekeeping accuracy, then these bad boys are the answer. Designed and created by Abraham-Louis Breguet back in 1908, its purpose is to counteract the effects of gravity on the balance wheel.
If just one of these can influence the cost significantly, imagine what four would do. This is flaunted by the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10. A timepiece sporting four tourbillons on each corner of the dial. The brand is reportedly celebrating a decade of high-end horology and it is doing so with these limited edition pieces.
Connoisseurs can choose from an 18k white gold and 18k rose gold version with only 10 examples each. If that’s enough, then what you could be looking for is the ultra-exclusive Winstonium variant. This particular model which rocks a platinum alloy case and components will only have one unit available. All of these come with black alligator leather straps and platinum 950 thread stitching, except for the rose gold, which features rose gold stitching and copper accents.
The Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10 runs on an HW4702 caliber manual movement. Each of the 12-hour markers sits on a skeletonized sapphire dial with everything under a sapphire glass inside a rectangular case. This outstanding collection of luxury watches showcase a high level of affluence and what is possible when the price is not an issue.Only from Harry Winston
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