Tourbillon watch shouldn't break the bank.
An off-center tourbillon is a type of tourbillon mechanism that is positioned off the central axis of a watch movement, typically at the 6 o'clock position on the watch dial. It consists of a rotating cage that houses the escapement and balance wheel, which makes one rotation per minute. This constant rotation serves to counteract the effects of gravity on the delicate escapement components, improving the timekeeping accuracy of the watch in various positions.
Center Axis Tourbillon
A center axis tourbillon is a technically advanced form of tourbillon in which the rotating tourbillon cage is directly incorporated onto the central axis of the watch movement. The cage containing the escapement and balance wheel rotates once per minute around the movement's central axis line. This central axis positioning allows for more efficient transmission of energy from the mainspring to the escapement components.
Seagull Tourbillon VS Swiss Tourbillon
The tourbillon is a movement invented by Swiss watchmaking master -Louis Breguet in 1795 to improve timekeeping accuracy in mechanical watches.
By constantly rotating the entire escapement and balance wheel, a tourbillon negates the effects that gravity can have in causing inaccuracies when a watch is in certain stationary positions. Normal mechanical watches are subject to inaccuracies from factors like variations in the mainspring tension, metal fatigue, and gravity. A tourbillon, striving for observatory-level precision, is often hand-wound to avoid these influences.
Major watchmaking achievements allowing Sea-Gull to produce tourbillon movements comparable with top Swiss brands has been the fully in-house production of tourbillon calibers. Sea-Gull has pioneered self-winding tourbillon movements, eliminating the need to hand-wind a tourbillon watch.
Seagull Patent Awards
In the international market, Sea-Gull has repeatedly endured the suppression of foreign brands. Sea-Gull's three consecutive victories in overseas intellectual property rights protection have been achieved through independent innovation to master core technologies, a self-conscious intellectual property protection awareness, and a well-established intellectual property protection system.
Sea-Gull's tourbillon watches are designed and manufactured by outstanding master watchmakers and artfully assembled, adjusted and tested by professional technicians, paired with classic watch cases. The arched surface and openworked design offer a clear view of the tourbillon operation. The domed sapphire crystal, exhibition caseback displaying the intricate movement, and fine hand-finished components crafted by specialized technicians provide a visual feast.
1963: Successfully developed China's first automatic winding movement, gaining significant recognition in the international watchmaking community.
1965: Developed China's first tourbillon movement, further solidifying its place in the international spotlight.
1973: Awarded the Gold Medal at the Geneva International Watchmaking Exhibition, becoming the first Chinese watchmaking company to receive this prestigious honor.
1985: Awarded the Gold Medal at the Hannover International Watchmaking Exhibition in Germany.
1993: Awarded the Gold Medal at the Paris International Watchmaking Exhibition in France.
2001: Awarded the Gold Medal at the Tokyo International Watchmaking Exhibition in Japan.
2009: Awarded the Gold Medal at the New York International Watchmaking Exhibition in the USA.
2017: Awarded the Gold Medal at the Berlin International Watchmaking Exhibition in Germany.
2022: Muse Design Awards Gold Winner.
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Factory Address: Seagull Watches Industrial Park, No.199 Huanhe South Road, Tianjin Airport Economic Zone · 300308 · Tianjin · China (天津空港经济区环河南路199号海鸥表业集团）
Warranty: We are the only online Seagull official store. 3 years warranty for the Seagull tourbillon.
A big hit at the international exhibition
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