Histoire de Tourbillon 5

Building on the technical challenges introduced throughout the series – from Histoire de Tourbillon 1, which explores the movement and sculpture of the complication, to Histoire de Tourbillon 4, which seeks the next level of precision and performance – a powerful idea took shape: for the first time, the Histoire de Tourbillon 5 would fully reveal the exceptional mechanism behind the tourbillon.

To keep the focus firmly on the tri-axial tourbillon and its remarkable execution, watchmakers employed an unprecedented approach that could be called “watchmaking urbanism,” and led to the creation of a miniature mechanical metropolis. The movement and its various territories were reorganized on different levels like a mechanical landscape: a low-lying movement, bridges placed just below the surface, and the tri-axial towering over the scene from within its dome.

Movement: mechanical, manual-winding, 381 components, 57 jewels, 21,600 vibrations per hour, 50 hours power reserve

Tri-axial tourbillon:

Internal carriage Internal carriage containing the balance spring and the escapement pinion rotating cycle of 45 seconds

Intermediate carriage rotating cycle of 75 seconds

External carriage rotating cycle of 300 seconds

Material: 18K rose gold. 

Case dimensions: Diameter: 47 mm    Height: 21.7 mm

Reference: HCOMTT47RR001

Limited Edition of 20 pieces

Harry Winston timepieces are manufactured in Geneva, the fine watchmaking capital of the world.


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