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Watch this video about Maurice Grimm, the movement builder, and Andre Beyner, project manager at Ebauches SA.
The World's First Automatic Tourbillon Wristwatch
While the Jura was in turmoil, two engineers in Neuchatel had an idea of how to marry Swiss watchmaking skills with quartz technology. It was the late 1970s, and the Swiss watchmakers were making elegant, slim watches. These were on the other end of timekeeping than the typical quartz watch. Maurice Grimm, movement constructor at Ebauches SA and Andre Beyner, project manager had an idea to create a quartz timepiece that was not only thin and elegant but would also change the way watches are made.
A watch is made up of four components: the power source, the regulating mechanism that converts the power into time units, the transmission system to connect the regulator, and the display. The Neuchatel team had the brilliant idea to separate the components horizontally, rather than stacking vertically.
The rectangular case of the new design watch was divided into three sections - the central dial, the two smaller areas above and below the dial, and a tiny battery. By placing the electronics and a small battery in the second section,Rolex Daytona Replica Watches the depth was only determined by the height and width of the single wheel and centre pinion.