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tourbillon

(ˌtʊəbɪˈjɔ̃)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a device in a mechanical watch which prevents errors due to changes in gravity
2. (Horology) a device in a mechanical watch which prevents errors due to changes in gravity
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Most recently, he was a founding Principal at Tourbillon Capital, a $4 billion hedge fund in New York.
A limited edition Omega watch could fetch up to PS40,000 when it goes under the hammer next month.The Omega 18-carat Sedna red gold De Ville Central Tourbillon is numbered second out of a 50 watch run.
The soft gleam of platinum marries the sparkle of diamonds egged on by the refinement of the Maison's first flying tourbillon calibre, the LUC 96.24-L calibre.
The MB&F Legacy Machine Flying T is a 3D wonder which houses a flying tourbillon (the 'brain' of the watch) in the centre of the dial and is protected under a crystal dome.
From 2017, with the Techframe Ferrari Tourbillon Chronograph which celebrated the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, Hublot and Ferrari joined the universe of GT and this year they are going even further in this world, which has always defined a travel philosophy that combines tradition, elegance and technical perfection.
All the spirit of the Big Bang in a barrel-shaped watch: such is the new Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 42mm and its carbon-fibre case with black or blue occlusions.
Luxury smartphone brand Caviar has created a new iPhone XS with a mechanical watch mechanism and a tourbillon.
The collection features a large choice of 6 in-house calibres of the latest generation, including a Selfwinding watch with date indication, a Selfwinding Chronograph, a Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon, a Perpetual Calendar, a Tourbillon Openworked and a Minute Repeater Supersonnerie.
The stars of the collection are the new Classic Fusion Orlinski pieces: the Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph Orlinski Red Magic, released in a limited edition of 200 pieces, and the Classic Fusion Tourbillon Orlinski with three-dimensional slanted case in sapphire, King Gold or black ceramic.
Richard Mille's RM 51-05 Tourbillon Oryx will be unveiled and available for purchase at the Qatar Show later this month, it has been announced.
If you're wondering just how significant those inventions are, think of the first one, the Double Tourbillon 30A, in which two tourbillons rotate at different speeds and the cages are inclined at an angle of 30 degrees relative to each other.