A Glimpse Into The Mystery Of The Movement

The hollow watch symbolizes the watchmaker’s self-confidence in the aesthetics of the movement. The structure of the mechanical watch is completely exposed to the viewer. It combines the tough style of mechanical metal and the meticulous care Romantic feeling, as if entering a wonderful micro-world. Today, Watch House introduces you to three skeletonized watches that represent the top craftsmanship of the watchmaking industry, so that everyone can see them.
Audemars Piguet Tourbillon Chronograph

Product model: 26346OR.OO.D088CR.01
Movement type: manual machinery
Case material: 18K rose gold
Strap Material: Crocodile Leather
Case size: 41 mm
Watch price: 2,169,000 yuan
Watch details: Audemars tourbillon chronograph is the best witness. In the 41 mm rose gold case, the Audemars Piguet Cal. 2936 manual winding movement is a subtle blend of traditional and modern elements. The chronograph is directly embedded in the movement and becomes an integral part of the moving scenery. The small dials at 3 and 6 o’clock and the scales at the edges are exquisite and delicate. The two colors are cleverly used to add a sense of calm to the overall design. The gold-plated color of the movement is in sharp contrast to the brown of the tourbillon bridge and the timer. The hollow-out technique reveals a complex movement composed of 299 components. The dial is a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, and the tourbillon at 6 o’clock. The tourbillon frame requires a watchmaker to spend 6 hours to finish the hand polishing. Combining hollow technology with both chronograph and tourbillon complication functions, and the case thickness is only 13.3 mm.
Vacheron Constantin Masters

Product model: 82020 / 000G-9926
Movement type: manual machinery
Case material: 18K white gold
Strap Material: Crocodile Leather
Case size: 40 mm
Watch price: 512,000 yuan
Watch details: SQ hand-wound movement, finely carved, composed of 127 parts, and engraved with the Geneva seal. Provides a 65-hour power reserve.
Patek Philippe Timepieces

Product model: 5180 / 1G-010
Movement type: automatic machinery
Case material: 18K white gold
Strap material: 18K white gold
Case size: 39 mm
Watch price: 875,500 yuan
Watch details: SQU movement consists of 155 parts and provides a power reserve of at least 48 hours.
Summary: Since the hollowing out and carving processes are all done by hand, there will be slight differences between each watch, which makes each watch unique in the world. Hollow watches require watchmakers to carefully polish every detail of the movement. The energy expended is by no means comparable to ordinary watches. Collecting hollow watches requires more than just money, it is a long wait.