Many watch manufacturers have come up with their own movements, but what are the advantages? A good in-house movement must have its uniqueness. It has to showcase originality not only in its craftsmanship but also with an innovative mechanism. It is literally the beating heart of the watch, expressing the very soul of an outstanding timepiece.
Daring to break away from the traditional canons of watchmaking is a sign of a pioneer movement maker. An example is Breguet’s Tradition 7047 Fusée Tourbillon timepiece, which puts the extra-large tourbillon on the upper right hand side of the movement, the fusée winding system on the lower right – the exact opposite of more common wristwatch movements today.
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