or-rer-y: a mechanical model of the solar system, or of just the sun, earth, and moon, used to represent their relative positions and motions. This concludes our word-a-day calendar enlightenment. Now, on to why we’re talking about mechanical models – the Geo Graham Orrery Tourbillon.
Hello and thanks for swinging by to check out our Sunday feature, Watch Video Rewind, where we look for cool wacth related videos from around the web, and bring them to your attention. Today I have the marriage of centuries old watch making technology and the latest tool for rapid prototyping, a 3D printed tourbillon. An article at Hodinkee tipped me off to this, and the Swiss engineer’s YouTube page has these videos and more.
Welcome to Watching the Web, our weekly look around the internet for interesting watch related articles and news, and our chance to highlight our most popular recent posts. This week, there is the Antoine Preziuso Tourbillon of Tourbillons, MAT Watches, and the Porsche Design Chronometer Series 1. From our our site, the Ball Watch Night Train, and a look at replacement straps were the articles that captured the most views.
Friends, it’s happened again. I got an email describing a party in Las Vegas — it is going to last from 5PM to 9PM, just enough time to get back to watch Scrubs — and it celebrates the magic of tourbillon watch, Terry Allison style. I’m just not going to comment on Terry and his…