There is something about tourbillon watches that exudes class. Maybe it’s the reassurance that there are real gears, not microchips powering my watch. Or maybe it’s just the excitement of seeing old school engineering in action. Whatever it is, having a tourbillon watch automatically makes your wrist a conversation piece in waiting.
Possibly one of the nicest tourbillion watches available is the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Tourbillon watch. This rose gold watch features a deep black dial with shiny gold hour markers, a power reserve meter above the 6, and a nice tourbillon window under the 12. The watch is self-winding, which makes things a lot easier.
This is the type of watch one wears with a nice dark suit. It screams elegance and class, in a subtle way of course. The Fifty Fathoms is also water resistant up to 300 meters, although it’s not the type of thing you wear swimming.
So if anyone out there wants to throw down $100k + on a nice birthday present, feel free to pick me up the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Tourbillion watch.