The young Manufacture’s continued exploration of the tourbillon is a fascinating one. Incline double tourbillons, quadruple tourbillons, inventions with tourbillons, secrets with tourbillon, and now a GMT with a 3 dimensional rotating globe with an incline double tourbillon.
• Coinciding with 40th anniversary of the iconic Royal Oak collection, the prestigious Swiss watchmaker launched eight new watches.
• Four of eight models come with extra-thin mechanisms, two of them with a stunning tourbillon complication. Mentionables include the Royal Oak Skeleton Tourbillon (Ref. 26511), Thin Royal Oak Tourbillon (Ref. 26510), Royal Oak Skeleton 40th Anniversary Limited Edition (Ref. 15203PT) and Royal Oak Jumbo (Ref. 15202ST) watch.
•The extra-luxury models include Selfwinding Royal Oak 37 mm watch (Ref 15451)and the Royal Oak Quartz 33 mm watch (Ref 67651ST).
• The Manufacture has revisited its archives for a reinterpretation of their rugged Highlands watch for the intrepid safari explorer. Conceived in the mid- ’90s, the Highlands by JeanRichard timepiece was an ode to the wild beauty of the African savanna. The 2012 interpretation has been updated for a masculine, contemporary feel.
• Unveiled an innovative flying tourbillion, called Cadran Lové Tourbillon, a technological masterpiece with a unique design of a tourbillon carriage that appears
as if it is floating above the bridges and the dial.
• Additionally there were three models, namely the Skeleton Grand Complication Pocket Watch, the Masse Secrete Panther Décor Calibre 9603 MC watch and the Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Flying Tourbillon. New Perpetual Calendar timepieces introduced were Rotonde de Cartier Annual Calendar and Santos-Dumont Skeleton Red Gold watch.