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Dec 8, 2015

Focus on the DBS Tourbillon by De Bethune

Tags: 36'000 beats per hour, DBS Tourbillon 10th Anniversary, De Bethune, Disruptive design, Louis Nardin, Titanium bridges, Utra light tourbillon


The DBS Tourbillon by De Bethune was launched in 2005 for the Only Watch auction. At this time, the model was already breathtaking with its silicon/titanium high-speed tourbillon beating at 36,000 vibrations per hour. At the time if its launch, the then three-year-young independent brand had already attained 10 patents and managed to introduce a disruptive and perfectly mastered new kind of design.

Ten years later, Denis Flageollet, co-founder and master watchmaker, and David Zanetta, co-founder in charge of creation, created a renewed version of the DBS Tourbillon, including a one-of-a-kind piece once again for the Only Watch auction. We had the opportunity to film the white gold version in detail, thereby taking the time to understand it better. And again, the credo of De Bethune expresses itself with mastery: this watch looks like no other but contains plenty of tribute to the past as well as suggestions on what the future of fine watchmaking could be. For the complete technical features, see De Bethune's press release



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  • Antoine Joubert

    Antoine Joubert

    y a t il une chaîne similaire mais en français ? j'aime bcp la qualité de ce que vous produisez mais en français ça serait parfait !

    Dec 21, 2015

  • antoshahorosha

    antoshahorosha

    "Mad in Switzerland?" Don't you mean Made?

    Dec 18, 2015

  • funky3ddy

    funky3ddy

    I like how the watch is literally crowned.

    Dec 15, 2015

  • Electric Pulse

    Electric Pulse

    Beautiful watch,complicated and classy

    Dec 09, 2015

  • ryvr madduck

    ryvr madduck

    A piece or art. Beautiful.

    Dec 09, 2015

  • SoCalFreelance

    SoCalFreelance

    A very strong statement. Like modern art it either speaks to you or it doesn't.

    Dec 09, 2015

  • timstring0902

    timstring0902

    Wow, that tourbillon looks like a beating heart :)

    Dec 08, 2015

  • Mike Brown

    Mike Brown

    Nice watch, but not your first purchase.....This is more so for a seasoned collector.

    Dec 08, 2015

  • G-FORCE

    G-FORCE

    Very captivating watch! Love it! Marvelous job on the video as always guys :D

    Dec 08, 2015

  • yiannis merianos

    yiannis merianos

    the magnificent blue! I have the feeling it would look great with a metal bracelet.

    Dec 08, 2015

  • watchesali swiss

    watchesali swiss

    thank u the watches tv-wonderful watche & tourbillon

    Dec 08, 2015


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