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Martin Braun explains the Antoine Martin Tourbillon Astronomique 's 14 Complications

Martin Braun, the watchmaker behind the brand Antoine Martin, and the same guy that brought us the Slow Runner last year, does a 3-minute walk through of his newest creation, the Tourbillon Astronomique — with 14 total complications.

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Hands-On with Antoine Martin Slow Runner

This is the new Antoine Martin Slow Runner (aka the slowest watch in the world). We first discussed it HERE back in March. And today, we saw it for the first time. Click through to watch a 10-second clip of the mesmerizing 24 mm balance wheel in action as it oscillates at 1Hz (or 7,200 vibrations per hour). It almost looks like it is slow motion. As far as complicated timepieces, this is the best one we have seen at Baselworld so far.

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Antoine Martin Slow Runner

Watchmaker Martin Braun, who recently started the brand Antoine Martin, has come up with a new concept that is contrary to what everyone in the industry is doing. Instead of building a watch with one of the most common frequencies: 2.5Hz (18,800 vph), 3Hz (21,600 vph), 4Hz (28,800 vph), or with a high frequency such as Zenith’s 5Hz (36,000 vph) or Breguet’s 10Hz (72, 000 vph)— he made a watch that oscillates at the slowest frequency possible - 1Hz (7,200 vph). It literally runs slower than any other wristwatch in the world.

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