Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Tourbillon

Hands-On with the Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Tourbillon – LIVE photos & Pricing

A tourbillon is already a symphony that every watch-lover wants to have on his wrist. It may be technically useless in a wristwatch but the ‘ballet of the regulator’ is always fascinating. Is a 600bhp Lamborghini rational, with all the speed limits? Definitely not! So what’s the point with a tourbillon rotating not over one but over three axes? To outstrip the limits, to show the technical expertise of watchmakers and for the owner: to dream. Only a few manufactures are competent enough to achieve such a complication, as for example Vianney Halter with his Deep Space Tourbillon. Girard-Perregaux already demonstrated its innovative capacity, with their GPHP-winning Constant Escapement LM. With the Tri-Axial Tourbillon, they show that they’re are part of the traditional Haute Horlogerie.

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