Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only house which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. Carrousels were originally conceived to defy gravity and the associated rate errors when the watch is in a vertical position. In this way, carrousels are like tourbillons.
But watch connoisseurs often get confused in trying to understand how carrousels and tourbillons are different from each other.
Fortunately, Blancpain has created two watches that are perfect vehicles for understanding the similarities and differences between carrousels and tourbillons: its Le Brassus Tourbillon Carrousel from 2013 and Basel 2015 debut of the L-evolution C Tourbillon Carrousel. This video gets to the heart of the differences and similarities between tourbillons and carrousels.
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Thanks, I finally get it !
Yet why have both in the same watch?
What a great video, very well explained.
Very interesting video and well presented, got some good learning
I liked the way the difference between the 2 systems was presented.
What about Ulysse Nardin’s Freak, which came out maybe 15 years ago with its Carrousel Turbillon movement?
Very good explanation and very beautiful the watch.
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