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A modern tourbillon milestone by Omega
Alvin Wong

Omega have just made arguably the toughest tourbillon on the planet with the De Ville Tourbillon Numbered Edition. The world’s first-ever handwound tourbillon to be certified a Master Chronometer, the De Ville Tourbillon Numbered Edition is rigorously constructed and tested to boast unmatched performance standards that include magnetic resistance to 15,000 gauss and accuracy of +5/-0 seconds per day.

For those who are unfamiliar with Master Chronometers, it is a certification standard that Omega introduced in 2015 for its ultra-robust CoAxial movements that are already COSC-certified and engineered for high levels of anti-magnetism. The tests are actually conducted by an independent body known as METAS (Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology), and comprise an eight-point checklist that covers the aforementioned daily precision deviation and magnetic resistance, as well as water resistance and power reserve.

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