Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical, since its creation, has been heralded as an icon of ingenuity, combining elegance, innovation and a decidedly strong character. Its creator, Jean-François Ruchonnet, was quickly joined by Eric Coudray, a master watchmaker known by collectors around the world. Together, they completed the intricate development of this groundbreaking movement.

Cabestan has its own manufacture situated in the Vallée de Joux. With a team of six highly qualified watchmakers, it is one of the rare independent watchmakers of its size to have its own truly complete production facility. Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical has been a sensation in terms of design and technical ingenuity. With its chain and fusée, a tourbillon placed vertically, drums for reading the time and a miniature winch to rewind the movement and set the time, it breaks with the design constraints of traditional watchmaking.

In 2010, the manufacture developed the Cabestan Nostromo, the second interpretation of the spectacular Cabestan movement. Sporty and masculine, with ingenious drums and bridges, and a never before seen nocturnal life, Cabestan Nostromo is amazing.

Cabestan continues to seduce and to inspire watch collectors around the world. Totally authentic, Cabestan watches are works of mechanical art, entirely made by hand, corresponding to the very special demands of aesthetes and collectors of exceptional timepieces seeking exclusivity and the utmost in quality, performance and design.

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