Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical Watch is surely unique

A vision of Vianney Halter, the Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Watch was made a reality by Jean-François Ruchonnet of the DMC Group. The unique watch is offered in a variety of styles, each with a signature chain/cog/triple drum digital layout. The different cases offered include the titanium, yellow gold or rose gold. There is even also a diamond-encrusted case for those looking to add a touch of sparkle to this unique design. A wristwatch built around a winch-driven chain fusee movement, it has a tiny 450 link chain and nickel silver drums; altogether there are 1,352 separate components. This design is definitely a piece of art for your wrists.

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Two rotating drums indicate the time, while further drums show power reserves. You can wind the watch using the glorious little capstans. These handmade watches are surely exclusive with just 4 watches being produced every month. Last years the production was sold out in a short time and this year too, it promises to have the same fate. Priced between $275,000–$400,000 depending on style, this watch is definitely not for all.

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