Video: How a Tourbillon Works, From the Blancpain Watch Manufacture

Blancpain is the oldest watch brand in the world, and it is famous for its tourbillon timepieces. In this exclusive video, hosted by WatchTime contributor Jeff Kingston during his visit to the Blancpain manufacture in Switzerland, we explain the core idea that lay behind the invention of the tourbillon, an invention patented by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1801 and used by Blancpain and many other watch brands since.

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