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Corum Admiral's Cup
Seafender Tourbillon Grey Dial Automatic Men's Watch NEW UNWORN
£13,324
+ £80 for shipping
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Girard Perregaux Bridges
Complication Tourbillon Model: Bridges - 18K Rose Gold - 41 MM - Ref: 99193-52-002-BA6A
£41,625
+ £83 for shipping
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TAG Heuer Formula 1
x MARIO KART Tourbillon Chronograph. Watch 194/250
£20,000
Excl. shipping
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Arnold & Son Time Pyramid
Limited Edition Red Gold Tourbillon Openworked Leather
£21,440
+ £161 for shipping
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TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T
Calibre Heuer 02T Tourbillon
£9,287
+ £120 for shipping
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Steel Blue Dial 50th Anniversary 26730ST.OO.1320ST.01
£157,467
+ £80 for shipping
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Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon
45mm Mens Watch
£12,315
+ £162 for shipping
Laurent Ferrier
Galet Classic Tourbillon Double Spiral - Hand-Made - Yellow Gold - Box & Papers
£85,000
Free shipping
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Jaeger-LeCoultre
tourbillon number two year 2003
£48,023
Free shipping
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Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon
1283-181-3/E0
£11,265
+ £80 for shipping
Roger Dubuis Excalibur
Double Tourbillon Retrograde EX 45.01.9.N1.67A
£53,054
+ £101 for shipping
Horage Lensman 1.0 Tourbillon
£7,873
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Breguet Héritage
Tourbillon Platinum Tonneau Case Guilloche 5497PT
£47,200
+ £161 for shipping
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grand Tourbillon
166.84.20
£28,263
+ £120 for shipping
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Ulysse Nardin Freak
026-88
£26,648
+ £242 for shipping
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TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T
Tourbillon Skeleton Titanium 45mm
£8,842
+ £162 for shipping
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Bulgari Diagono
Professional GMT 3 Time Zones COSC chronometer 40G 18k Gold
£5,959
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Horage Lensman 1 Tourbillon
£8,277
Excl. shipping
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Ulysse Nardin Classic Skeleton Tourbillon
1706-129 18kt Rose Gold
£31,090
+ £162 for shipping
Breguet Classique Complications
Grande Complication Tourbillion Platinum 140K MSRP
£48,245
+ £202 for shipping
Manufaktur Waldhoff Imperial Black Diamond
£808
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
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TAG Heuer Carrera
Chronograph Tourbillon Tête de Vipère Referenz CAR5A93
£12,698
+ £429 for shipping
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Alain Silberstein
Tourbillon Volant 38mm With Pink Sapphires - Stainless Steel - With Papers Tourbillon 2004
£20,594
+ £44 for shipping
Mb&f
HM7 Aquapod Platinum Red Tourbillon 70.PBL.B Limited Edition Box Papers
£109,015
+ £80 for shipping
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Richard Mille
Automatic Winding Tourbillon McLaren Speedtail Limited Edition 106 Pcs. - RM40-01
£955,982
+ £438 for shipping
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon
"50th Anniversary" Roségold 26730OR.OO.1320OR.01 - 2023
£192,782
+ £25 for shipping
Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon
1713-139
£14,995
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
TAG Heuer Formula 1
CAZ5080.FC6517
£26,500
Excl. shipping
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Glashütte Original Senator Karrée
Tourbillon Karree
£25,000
Excl. shipping
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Audemars Piguet Edward Piguet
Tourbillon Grande Date 18k Rose Gold
£50,632
+ £101 for shipping

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H.Moser & Cie.
2023 Pioneer Cylindrical Tourbillon Like New Box & Papers
£60,177
+ £121 for shipping
Cartier Calibre de Cartier
Flying Tourbillon Rose Gold Silver Dial W7100002
£40,376
Free shipping
H.Moser & Cie.
Pioneer Tourbillon 3804-1205 42.8MM Blue Lagoon Dial Box Papers
£32,300
+ £80 for shipping
Sainte-Lefranc
£2,342
+ £120 for shipping
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Jacob & Co.
Opera Godfather Musical Watch
£323,009
+ £242 for shipping
H.Moser & Cie.
Pioneer Cylindrical Tourbillon 3811-1200
£48,411
Free shipping
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept
Flying Tourbillon Gmt 44mm Fullset Deutsch 11-2018 Titan 26589IO
£161,935
+ £174 for shipping
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TAG Heuer Formula 1
Chronograph
£20,996
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Ulysse Nardin Marine Grand Deck
Tourbillon
£159,890
+ £104 for shipping
TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T
CAR5A8Y.FC6377
£9,500
Excl. shipping
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H.Moser & Cie.
Pioneer Tourbillon Steel Blue Fume Dial - 3804-1201
£26,027
Free shipping
TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T
CAR5A8Y.FC6377 Men's Watch in Ceramic/Titanium
£9,287
+ £80 for shipping
Panerai Radiomir Tourbillon GMT
Platino 48MM - Platinum - Black Dial - PAM00316
£84,950
+ £50 for shipping
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept
Supersonnerie 44mm Titanium - Black Dial - Strap 26577TI.OO.D002CA.01
£238,139
+ £145 for shipping
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon
Flying Tourbillon Selfwinding 26730ST.OO.1320ST.02 UNWORN 2023
£218,073
+ £175 for shipping
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H.Moser & Cie. Endeavour
Clean in stock Endeavour Tourbillon Limited Edition
£35,369
+ £80 for shipping
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon
Chronograph 'Tourbillon' 18ct Rose Gold Ref: 25977OR.OO.D005CR.01
£105,000
+ £30 for shipping
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Patek Philippe Minute Repeater
Grand Complications 5303R Minute Repeater Tourbillon Rose Gold
£1,211,280
+ £808 for shipping
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Jacob & Co.
Epic SF24 Tourbillon Baguette Rose Gold
£665,130
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Angelus
U50
£28,481
+ £122 for shipping
Ulysse Nardin Freak
2303-270/03
£23,095
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Datejust Turn-O-Graph
36mm / 16264 / Thunderbird / Black Diamond Dial / 2002 / Serviced in 2023
£5,233
+ £73 for shipping
Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon
Boite + Papiers 2023
£17,439
+ £52 for shipping
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Patek Philippe Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar
Tourbillon Platinum 5316/50P-001 - ATS-W007929
£1,695,950
Free shipping
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IWC Portuguese Tourbillon
Portugieser Tourbillon Rose Gold Blue Dial IW546305
£23,014
+ £121 for shipping
Chronoswiss Régulateur
Regulator Tourbillon
£15,787
+ £120 for shipping
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Swatch
NEU 43 mm Diaphane One SVAK 1001 Karussell Tourbillon LIMITIERT im FULL SET 1361/2222
£2,585
+ £122 for shipping
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept
Supersonnerie 44mm Titanium
£524,042
Free shipping
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TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T
Calibre HEUER 02T Tourbillon Chronograph
£8,077
+ £66 for shipping
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso
Tourbillon Limited
£33,125
+ £131 for shipping
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillion
Q1322401 - Rose Gold - Diamond Set - Box & Papers
£39,500
Free shipping
Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon
45MM Titanium 1713-139
£13,934
+ £44 for shipping

Whirlwind Watches

Tourbillon timepieces are true watchmaking masterpieces. Manufacturers such as Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and A. Lange & Söhne have perfected these precise watches and combine them with impressive complications like perpetual calendars.


Highlights

  • Incredibly precise wristwatches due to compensation for deviations caused by gravity
  • Famous manufacturers of tourbillon watches: Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre
  • Affordable models available for less than 30,000 euros from Frédérique Constant

What are tourbillon watches?

Tourbillon watches have an incredibly special mechanism that compensates for gravity-related deviations from the correct time. Abraham-Louis Breguet invented the tourbillon ("whirlwind") in 1795. Back then, men carried their pocket watches around vertically in their vest pockets. This position negatively impacted the watches' accuracy, and thus they would often deviate from the reference time. Therefore, Breguet invented a cage that makes an entire 360-degrees rotation every minute and placed the balance wheel and escapement inside the cage. The rotation compensated for the gravity-related deviations and created exceptionally precise mechanical timepieces .

Today, watches with a tourbillon are still considered proof of haute horlogerie. These timepieces regularly outperform others in precision tests. Almost all traditional, renowned Swiss manufacturers feature timepieces with a tourbillon in their collections. Brands such as Patek Philippe or Jaeger-LeCoultre add additional complications to their tourbillon watches. These so-called Grande Complication models are the epitome of haute horologie and are some of the most expensive watches in the world. One example of such a watch is Patek Philippe 's Sky Moon Tourbillon, which has displays on both the front and back side of the case. It features additional complications such as a minute repeater, perpetual calendar, and a sidereal time display. Seeing as the Sky Moon Tourbillon costs around 1.5 million euros, it's one of the most expensive wristwatches in the world.


How much do tourbillon watches cost?

Considering how time consuming and intricate the process is to make a tourbillon, wristwatches with this complication are accordingly expensive. Models from Patek Philippe rarely cost less than 150,000 euros. Wristwatches from the Swiss manufacturers Jaeger-LeCoultre and Audemars Piguet are significantly less expensive, costing 30,000 euros pre-owned and between 50,000 and 60,000 euros new. The most reasonably-priced tourbillon timepieces, however, come from Frédérique Constant. They sell their tourbillon watches for less than 30,000 euros. You can purchase wristwatches from this brand and others in the Chrono24 Brand Boutique. Moritz Grossmann watches are also available in the Brand Boutique; a new, white gold Benu Tourbillon timepiece costs 168,000 euros.


Detailed Price Information

Model Price (approx.) Features
Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon, Ref. 6002G 1.43 million euros 12 complications, including a perpetual calendar, minute repeater, sky chart, sidereal time, and moon phase display
A. Lange & Söhne Tourbograph "Pour le Mérite," Ref. 712.050 380,000 euros Double chronograph, gold case, limited to 50 pieces
Breguet Classique Grande Complication Double Tourbillon, Ref. 5347 305,000 euros Two tourbillons, rose gold case
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2, Ref. 2332420 250,000 euros Spherical second-generation tourbillon, pink gold case
Moritz Grossmann Benu Tourbillon, MG-000004 168,000 euros Three-minute tourbillon, stop-seconds, decentralized seconds and hours, white gold case
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin, Ref. 26510ST.00.1220ST.01 100,000 euros Octagonal bezel, stainless steel case
Zenith El Primero Tourbillon, Ref. 03.2050.4035/21.C630 45,000 euros Automatic, chronograph
IWC Portugieser Tourbillon, Ref. IW544705 40,000 euros Decentralized seconds, stop-seconds, red gold case
Frédérique Constant Manufacture Tourbillon, Ref. FC-980N4S6 29,000 euros Day/night indicator

High-Class Tourbillon Models

Jaeger-LeCoultre, Audemars Piguet, and Breguet are three more brands that are traditional tourbillon watch manufacturers. Breguet, based in L'Abbaye in Switzerland, was founded in 1775. Since the late 1990s, it has been a part of the Swatch Group. The royal houses of Europe and many prominent politicians have historically been loyal Breguet customers. For example, Napoleon Bonaparte and Winston Churchill were two famous Breguet wearers. Prices for pre-owned Breguet timepieces start at 40,000 euros, while new models cost at least 74,000 euros. Top models made of 18-karat rose gold with two tourbillons cost around 305,000 euros.

The Royal Oak is Audemars Piguet's most famous model. The most renowned watch designer of all time, Gérald Genta, developed this stainless steel timepieces in the early 1970s. Originally, it was conceived as a simple, thin sports watch. Today, it's also available in gold with a tourbillon and other intricate complications. New stainless steel models without any additional functions start at 100,000 euros. You can also find new Royal Oak chronographs with a tourbillon in this price range. Pre-owned chronographs start at around 85,000 euros.

Jaeger-LeCoultre, based in Le Sentier, has improved upon the traditional tourbillon so that gravity-related deviations are compensated for in every position. The engineers were able to achieve this by placing the cage in a second cage, making three dimensional rotations possible. A new platinum Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon costs around 245,000 euros. Its successor, the rose gold Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2, costs about the same. The white gold Reverso Grande Complication à Triptyque, on the other hand, costs about 100,000 euros more. This complicated timepiece has a perpetual calendar and sky chart, as well as sidereal time and sunrise and sunset displays. The Reverso, which has been on the market since the early 1930s, is JLC's most popular and famous model. Its characteristic features include a rectangular, reversible case that rotates 180 degrees.


Affordable Tourbillon Timepieces

If you're searching for a tourbillon watch, but don't want to or can't spend hundreds of thousands of euros, you should take a look at wristwatches from Frédérique Constant. Their tourbillon timepieces are available for less than 30,000 euros, a significant price difference. Pre-owned models can even be purchased for less than 20,000 euros. These are very affordable tourbillon watches with in-house calibers . Versions with a stainless steel case and gold bezel cost 32,000 euros new; the price of a gold watch is around 39,000 euros.

Somewhat more expensive are the tourbillon watches from Zenith and the International Watch Company (IWC). Zenith's famous El Primero chronograph is available with a tourbillon starting at 35,000 euros pre-owned and 45,000 euros new. A pre-owned IWC timepiece with a tourbillon costs around 30,000 euros, while new versions still cost less than 40,000 euros. These timepieces are a part of the famous Portugieser collection.