Some articles on double axis tourbillon, tourbillon:
... In 2003, inspired by the double axis tourbillon invented in the 1970s by Richard Good (see below), the young German watchmaker Thomas Prescher developed for the ... A characteristic of this tourbillon is that it turns around two axes, both of which rotate once per minute ... The whole tourbillon is powered by a special constant-force mechanism, called a remontoire ...
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