Recognizing a tourbillon is often relatively easy, as most brands proudly showcase this regulating device. They do this by either leaving an opening on the dial side or even skeletonizing the entire movement. For their latest creating did Glashütte Original take another road, as the only indication on the front of the watch that is fitted with such a device is the word tourbillon in the sub-seconds display at six o’clock. This is all the more exceptional, as Glashütte Original created this watch to mark the 100th anniversary of the flying tourbillon, which was created by one of Glashütte’s most famous watchmakers; Alfred Helwig. READ MORE
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