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Thomas Prescher Double Axis Tourbillon pocket watch
Mysterious Automatic Double Axis Tourbillon
Mercedes 320 Tourbillon Watch
Zenith Defy Xtreme Tourbillon Zero-G
Azimuth Twin Barrel Tourbillon
Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 3 Watch
The Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical $US275,000-400,000
Cartier's Cadran Love Tourbillon Watch
Greubel Forsey GMT Tourbillon Watch
Richard Mille RM 56-01 Sapphire Crystal Tourbillon Watch
Celsius X VI II Papillon Tourbillon $US250K Mobile Phone