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December 19, 2008

Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical Watch — Steampunk Time


It began as a vision of Vianney Halter, then Jean-François Ruchonnet of the DMC Group made it a reality.

Offered in a variety of styles, each with a signature chain/cog/triple drum digital layout.

From $275,000–$400,000, depending on style.

In titanium, yellow gold or rose gold (left to right below).


Up top is the black cylinder version in platinum.



black titanium.

For oligarchs, there's the diamond-encrusted iteration below.


There are those among the horological cognoscenti who swoon at the sight of the winch-driven chain fusee movement


(above and below).


Last year's production sold out.

This year they made about four watches a month.


Apply within.

[via The Watchismo Times]

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hi there i have been searching for an unusual watch for ages and now i have found one which is the cabestan winch tourbillion watch, i am wondering how much they are in english money and how i can get in touch with the company that provides them, can you please help me... thankyou ever so much..

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Posted by: Lilorfnannie | Dec 19, 2008 10:57:39 AM

Abraham Louis Breguet would be proud. I think...

Posted by: Milena | Dec 19, 2008 10:03:08 AM

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