Tourbillon watches are mechanical watches but they are known for their high precision level. The normal mechanical watches tend to lose time mainly due to the gravitational force working on the various delicate parts.
Tourbillon is a separate mechanism used in watches to overcome these forces and the watches featuring tourbillon are called tourbillon watches. Over time, tourbillon watches became the ultimate in precision watch making and have become the choice of the connoisseurs.
Now it is time to go through ten top-of-the-line tourbillons that are all time favorites and collectors’ delight. However, these are in random order and likeness for them can vary from person to person. Moreover, some of your favorites may seem missing from the top 10 list but that does not mean they are less in quality.
Top 10 Tourbillon Watches
Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 2 Quadruple Tourbillon
Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 2 Quadruple Tourbillon is a watch that features not one, not two, but four tourbillons. It is really amazing how so many gets packed in a watch and that is what gets it a place in the top 10.
Blu Majesty Tourbillon MT3
Blu Majesty Tourbillon MT3 is another amazing creation which features a tourbillon within a tourbillon. While one takes care of the 12-hourly movement the other indicates the minutes. Blu expands to Bernhard Lederer Universe, the creator of these magnificent pieces.
Omega Central Tourbillion
Omega Central Tourbillion deviates from the normal placement of the tourbillon at the bottom 6 o’clock position and places the mechanism at the center of the dial so that its complication can be appreciated and admired.
Roger Dubuis Millesime Double Flying Tourbillon
Roger Dubuis Millesime Double Flying Tourbillon features a pair of tourbillons to overcome the gravitational disturbance as much as possible. However, the attraction of the watch lies in the see-through back and the skeletal appearance.
Concord C1 Tourbillon Galaxy
Concord C1 Tourbillon Galaxy is a totally new design concept and breaks away from the traditional mode. A porthole is placed on the side of the case to give the users a view into the complex mechanism of its precision craftsmanship.
Richard Mille RM 29 Tourbillon Nadal
Richard Mille RM 29 Tourbillon Nadal is a signature tourbillon endorsed by Rafael Nadal, the sensational tennis star. This stealthy looking tourbillon uses new-age, high-tech materials which make them light enough to wear even when smashing the ball around the court.
Romain Jerome Titanic DNA Tourbillon
Romain Jerome Titanic DNA Tourbillon is just not a watch to collect, but also a piece of history. Yes, Romain Jerome, the creator, used steel from the legendary sunken ship Titanic to create this limited edition marvels and that makes it special among the tourbillons.
Cartier Rotonde De Cartier Astrotourbillon
Cartier Rotonde De Cartier Astrotourbillon is different from the rest of the trourbillons. In the regular watches the tourbillon rotates on their axis. But here the tourbillon actually travels along the dial and achieving this is like making impossible possible. The watch makes it to the top 10 for this reason.
Zenith Christopher Columbus
Zenith Christopher Columbus uses a tourbillon that not only rotates on vertical axis but also on the horizontal axis and is housed in a bubble over the dial crystal.
Thomas Prescher Triple Axis Tourbillon Regulator
Thomas Prescher Triple Axis Tourbillon Regulator is a creation of the finest craftsman of tourbillons. This watch features a tourbillon that rotates on not only one or two, but three axes.
It is another impossible feat accomplished and that is why it is another natural entry into the list of top 10 tourbillons.