The true watchmaker uses the ‘Tourbillon’ to show the brand strength, and the owner of the watch is willing to show off his identity and taste with this delicate and expensive mechanical device. Especially men, complex machinery has a mysterious appeal to them.
Vacheron Constantin Malta Tourbillon High Jewellery Watch
(The designer’s Maltese tourbillon high jewelry watch is transformed into a diamond stacking design, which makes people look at a glance. The cutter cuts diamonds into micrometers, so that the jewelry inlayer can These diamonds are perfectly set in their design. To accomplish this difficult task requires strict precision, and it takes more than 2,000 hours of careful work to create this amazing combination of diamonds.)
The Tour de l’Ile of Qujiang Constanton costs up to 12 million yuan. This watch has a dual dial. On the front dial, the 60-second tourbillon is at 6 o’clock. The watch has complex functions, such as the minute repeater, perpetual calendar, moon phases, power reserve, astronomical time difference, etc. It is the most complicated watch in the world, with only a limited production of 7 watches worldwide. Frank Mueller also sold a Mega 4 for 10 million yuan. Now the world’s most expensive tourbillon may be Piaget’s Emperador series ‘Diamond Palace’. Model G0A32146, 18K white gold, set with 1,211 diamonds, totaling 97 carats, a one-minute flying tourbillon, limited to one, has been sold, 150 million Taiwan dollars, about 32 million yuan. It has two layers, the upper layer is an electronic watch, and the lower layer is a mechanical watch. Although some people doubt that the added value of the diamond is much greater than the value of the tourbillon itself, it must be known that setting the gem itself is a very difficult process and is not inferior to the polishing of the movement.
Patek Philippe 5207 watch with tourbillon on the back
Buy a tourbillon or luxury?
The tourbillon watch represents the highest level of mechanical watch manufacturing technology. The entire escapement speed control system operates in a unique way, bringing the dynamic artistic beauty of the watch to the highest level, and has always been known as the ‘king of watches’. The same watch, with tourbillon, is ten times more expensive at once. It usually ranges from hundreds of thousands to millions. Tourbillons like Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin are generally above 3 million. Of course, there are also people-friendly prices, and some tourbillons in China sell for less than 8,000 yuan, making this micro-engineering miracle easier than ever. Patek Philippe’s 5016 is a landmark masterpiece of watchmaking. It has 506 tiny parts and contains the most super complicated functions in a gold or platinum case: tourbillon, three questions, automatic flyback date pointer perpetual calendar, and month. Phase display. The actual price is divided, but it is unified between 470,000 euros to 600,000 euros. A rose gold 5016 in 2007 was auctioned in Hong Kong at 5,013,500 Hong Kong dollars, and it is not available with money, depending on the VIP level … For most watch fans, they are just legendary fantasy watches . Patek Philippe’s advanced complication series 5207 platinum watch, advanced complication watch with instant jump perpetual calendar, minute repeater and tourbillon. The instant jump perpetual calendar display window can display the week, date, month and leap year cycle, which is the most complicated wrist One of the tables, only a few pieces are produced each year, and the market conservative valuation is 6 million yuan.
一 Once a watch has a tourbillon, the price will definitely rise, but what exactly is a concept? What is the price of the most expensive tourbillon watch? What is the general price of the tourbillon? What is the cheapest tourbillon? Jaeger-LeCoultre’s only platinum high-jewellery spherical tourbillon watch tailored specifically for the Jaeger-LeCoultre flagship store in Beijing’s Financial Street is priced at RMB 12,735,000, the only one in the world. This watch uses Jaeger-LeCoultre’s spherical tourbillon, which completely breaks through the traditional tourbillon structure. Two tourbillon frames rotate around two different axes, allowing the watch to be at any angle and position. Can effectively offset the effect of gravity on its travel time. In terms of design, this watch is also a classic, using noble all platinum material, large diamonds are set on the case and bracelet, the number is 459, and the total weight is nearly 59 carats. The watchmaker also uses special materials to create a spherical tourbillon device, and uses advanced transparent glass to show the superb time error fixed gears above the dial, as well as the unique arc-shaped perpetual calendar date display. Avant-garde style. Below the dial, the design is simple, showing the beauty of the tourbillon, the perpetual calendar and the eight-day long power reserve display are not overwhelming. Itabashi is sculpted with metal filaments, letting people see the dial at a glance, admiring the balance wheel and escapement structure in the spherical tourbillon. The back is equipped with a transparent sapphire crystal, which presents a wonderful retrograde leap year display, making the entire watch impeccable.
Think of Hermès clothing or bags as expensive, but the brand also began to explore in the professional field. Cape Cod Tourbillon watch, the movement is a Hermès H8930VMF manual winding tourbillon mechanical movement. Equipped with a dual barrel device, the power reserve can be up to 7 days. The movement consists of 237 components, including 30 gems and hand-finished splints and parts, decorated with Hermes’ special H logo. This tourbillon features two revolutions per minute in the case, a silver or charcoal grey dial, and an elegant barrel-shaped case in 18K rose or white gold. The watch uses anti-reflective sapphire crystal mirror and case back, and matte light brown or black alligator leather strap, showing the artist’s aesthetic style. The price of this watch is 1,378,000 yuan.
Blancpain Custom Diamond Tourbillon
(The brand’s original ‘Baguette’ diamond setting technology sets rectangular diamonds on the watch with exquisite craftsmanship. With its unparalleled advanced jewelry setting technology and seven-day power reserve self-winding 25A movement, it shows a high-level The pinnacle of custom jewellery and haute couture.)
Of course, the high price of these tourbillon watches is just a special case. Not every tourbillon can reach the same scary price. But in general, watches with tourbillon performance cost hundreds of thousands to millions. A. Lange & Söhne Cabaret tourbillon reference price 2 million yuan, Earl Tourbillon Relatif enamel painted relative tourbillon price 4.68 million, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak carbon concept tourbillon chronograph price is relatively low, but It also reached 370,000 yuan. The price of wristwatches has been on the rise in recent years. In China, world-renowned watches from first- and second-tier brands will increase their prices at least once a year, and most will choose March or April. The increase is generally controlled within 10%. The biggest reason is It is the appreciation and preservation of name watches.
The particularity of the tourbillon watch just makes it a hot item in the collection, which provides a sufficient guarantee for the soaring price of the tourbillon. However, as far as the tourbillon in the international market is concerned, the price is characterized by a large difference between the high-end and low-end regions. Tourbillon watches from top watch manufacturers in Switzerland generally sell for hundreds of thousands to millions. With more fine craftsmanship, strict technical standards and the connotation of the watch factory’s own brands, these watches occupy the high-end market . Correspondingly, the price of domestic tourbillons is much lower than the Swiss brand. Although there is not much difference in function, the price is generally within 100,000. In any case, the price of tourbillon watches is always higher than ordinary watches, which has been proven by the market.