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.
Cartier Rotonde Chronograph Watch Review - by Ariel Adams - see the full photo gallery, video review, read more on aBlogtoWatch.com "Cartier has a few lovely chronographs in their current watch collection (very few, actually), but the company isn't exactly known for being a producer of too many chronograph timepieces. Think of the classic Tank or Santos, or other case shapes that help define the classic French-based (Swiss Made) luxury firm..."
Watch/Locket Watchmaker: F. L. Meybom. ca. 1670–75. French (Paris). Case: gold, partly enameled, blued steel, gilded brass, rock crystal, silver, and diamonds; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued
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