Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon Watches Hands-On - by Ariel Adams - see the hands-on video, extensive picture gallery, & read more: http://www.ablogtowatch.com/jacob-co-astronomia-tourbillon-watch-baselworld-2015/ "Easily one of the most impressive things I strapped to my wrist at Baselworld - The Watch and Jewellery Show 2015 was the completed Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon watch (as well as the diamond-set Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon Baguette). There was a very real and very…
#SIHH2016: A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon Watch Hands-On - by Ariel Adams - on aBlogtoWatch.com "Comfortable on the wrist, this massively complex beauty is still hefty thanks to the platinum material and feels decidedly complex given its range of very difficult to produce complications done as only the German masters at A. Lange & Söhne can accomplish..." #SIHHABTW
#BaselworldABTW: Top 10 Existing Watch Updates Debuted At #Baselworld2016 - by Ariel Adams - "This is the second of two 'top 10 watches' lists aBlogtoWatch has prepared after the Baselworld 2016 watch trade show. This year, we decided to dedicate one top
Tourbillon is an addition to the mechanics of a watch escapement. Developed around 1795 by the French-Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet from an earlier idea by the English chronometer maker John Arnold, a tourbillon aims to counter the effects of gravity by mounting the escapement and balance wheel in a rotating cage, to negate the effect of gravity when the timepiece (thus the escapement) is stuck in a certain position.