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Opus XIII / Harry Winston


The Harry Winston Opus XIII has only one thing in common with any other watch and that is its balance and escapement; the rest of the mechanism is the brainchild of independent watchmaker Ludovic Ballouard. Opus XIII once again defies the conventional rules of watchmaking. Fifty-nine pivoting minutes hands, eleven rotating triangles for the hours, and a sliding trapdoor perform a magic show where minutes and hours appear or vanish instantly — and, of course, tell the time. Harry Winston believes nothing in watchmaking is beyond human ingenuity, and Opus XIII invariably proves it right — via Perpetuelle

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