Last Updated:  November 15th, 2020

10 Cheapest Tourbillon Watches in 2020

Horology has a fascinating history that dates back to Babylon and Ancient Greece when astronomers discovered that celestial bodies can measure time. In 3500 BC, Egyptians erected tall obelisks that cast shadows on decorated spires to mark the time of day. Fast forward to 1795 when Abraham-Louis Breguet invented the tourbillon. In those days, people carried pocket watches, and pulling them in and out caused irregularity in oscillation and interfered with accuracy. French for “whirlwind,” a tourbillon counteracts the effects of gravity on the escapement, the part inside a timepiece that sends periodic impulses from the spring to the balance wheel.

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Today, most people wear wristwatches. Tourbillons aren’t necessary for accuracy because the movement of the wrist provides the same effect against gravity. But the tourbillon has remained popular with watch enthusiasts and collectors. Difficult and time consuming to make, tourbillons require special tools for putting lots of parts into a tiny space. The process drives up the cost of the watch, and some can cost more than the price of an average home. However, it is possible to find one without such an exorbitant price tag from our collection of the cheapest tourbillon watches.

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BINLUN 18K Gold Men's Wrist Watch Tourbillon Mechanical Automatic Watches Father's Day (Gold 5)
Best Mid-Range Price
BINLUN 18K Tourbillon Watch
  • 21-jewel
  • analog display
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Reef Tiger Men's Fashion Watches Double Tourbillon Rose Gold Skeleton Automatic Watches Leather Strap RGA1995 (RGA1995-PSSS)
Reef Tiger Men's Double Tourbillon Watch
  • double tourbillons
  • analog display
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Akribos Mechanical Tourbillon Moonphase Design (AM/PM) Watch -Exclusive Diamond Encrusted Edition - Skeletonized Face Automatic Dual-Time Limited Edition Genuine Alligator Leather Band
Best High End
Akribos XXIV Tourbillon Moon Phase Watch
  • skeleton face
  • analog display
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Reef Tiger Sport Mens Tourbillon Watch Multi-Functional Rose Gold Skeleton Automatic Watches RGA703 (RGA703-PWB)
Reef Tiger Multifunctional Tourbillon Watch
  • multifunctional
  • sapphire dome crystal
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Carnival Men's Automatic tourbillon Multifunction Sapphire Stainless Steel Case and Band Watchband Mechanical Waterproof Black Dial Watch (Black dial with Stainless Steel Band)
Cheapest Tourbillon
LOREO Multifunction Tourbillon Watch
  • automatic movement
  • self and manual winding
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Reef Tiger Blue Casual Gold Men Watch with Tourbillon Automatic Watches RGA1639 (RGA1639-PLL)
Reef Tiger Tourbillon Luxury Watch
  • automatic movement
  • self-winding
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Best Mid-Range Price

BINLUN 18K Tourbillon Watch

BINLUN 18K Gold Men's Wrist Watch Tourbillon Mechanical Automatic Watches Father's Day (Gold 5)

The impressive BINLUN 18 K Tourbillon Watch features a skeleton window for viewing the 21-carat tourbillon movement. The 39 mm case is built of 18K gold plated stainless steel. The white analog dial is surrounded by a goldtone rhinestone-encrusted circle with classic black Roman numerals and 2 goldtone hands. A synthetic sapphire crystal provides a protective lens. The goldtone stainless steel notched bezel features rows of rhinestone crystals.

With self-winding Japanese quartz movement, the BINLUN keeps precise time day after day with no batteries required. The matching link bracelet has a double-locking foldover clasp. It’s shock-resistant and water-resistant to 50 meters (165 feet) and is safe from rain and splashes but not for showering or swimming.

The diamond-like crystals and 18K gold-plated case give the BINLUN Tourbillon Watch a stunning appearance, and the tourbillon window is sure to become a conversation starter.

 

Specifications

  • 21-jewel
  • analog display
  • self-winding
  • Japanese quartz movement
  • 18 K gold plated case
  • stainless steel bezel
  • rhinestone accents
  • shock-resistant
  • water-resistant to 50 meters
  • case size: 39 mm
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Reef Tiger Men's Double Tourbillon Watch

Reef Tiger Men's Fashion Watches Double Tourbillon Rose Gold Skeleton Automatic Watches Leather Strap RGA1995 (RGA1995-PSSS)

What’s better than one tourbillon? Two, of course. The Reef Tiger Men’s Watch features double gold tourbillons alongside a silver subdial-style analog display with black Roman numerals. Encircled with gold, the analog dial has 3 bright blue hands and a date window at the 3 o’clock position. The dial lens is scratch-resistant anti-reflective sapphire crystal.

The Reef Tiger’s 44 mm case is polished rose gold and a rose gold bidirectional bezel encircles the dial. The self-winding Reef Tiger is powered by Miyota 6T15 automatic movement. With water-resistance up to 50 meters (165 feet), it’s safe from splashes
The brown calfskin croc-embossed wrist band has a deployment buckle strap.

Overall, the handsome Reef Tiger Double Tourbillon Watch has a look that you would expect from a much more expensive timepiece.

Specifications

  • double tourbillons
  • analog display
  • date window at 3 o'clock
  • sapphire lens
  • automatic movement
  • rose gold case
  • calfskin band
  • bidirectional bezel
  • water-resistant to 50 meters
  • case size: 44 mm
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Best High End

Akribos XXIV Tourbillon Moon Phase Watch

Akribos Mechanical Tourbillon Moonphase Design (AM/PM) Watch -Exclusive Diamond Encrusted Edition - Skeletonized Face Automatic Dual-Time Limited Edition Genuine Alligator Leather Band

The Akribos XXIV has a unique moon phase design with a skeletonized face to view the self-winding mechanical movement. The analog display is featured on a sunburst and diamonds patterned dial with gold Roman numerals and hands. A dual time subdial with a gold hand and black Arabic numerals is situated at 9 o’clock and a sun/moon indicator is at 3 o’clock. The dial cover is tough, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal.

The stainless steel case has dimensions of 44 mm. The stationary bezel is also stainless steel. The Akribos XXIV is complemented by a brown leather alligator patterned band. With water-resistance of up to 50 meters (165 feet), it’s safe from splashes.

The Akribos comes packaged in an elegant watch box for gift giving. The purchase is backed by the manufacturer’s money-back satisfaction guarantee.

Specifications

  • skeleton face
  • analog display
  • sapphire crystal
  • mechanical movement
  • hand wind
  • leather band
  • stainless steel case
  • stainless steel bezel
  • water-resistant to 50 meters
  • case size: 44 mm
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Reef Tiger Multifunctional Tourbillon Watch

Reef Tiger Sport Mens Tourbillon Watch Multi-Functional Rose Gold Skeleton Automatic Watches RGA703 (RGA703-PWB)

If any watch can be considered a work of art, it’s the multifunctional Reef Tiger Tourbillon Watch. A dome-shaped sapphire crystal and skeleton analog dial enhance the view of the automatic movement. The 44 mm rose gold case back is transparent. The white dial features rose gold skeleton hour and minute hands and an arrow sweeping seconds hand. The hours are marked with white luminous dot indices.

The Tiger Reef’s multiple functions include a month and year display at 12 o’clock and day and date subdials at 3 and 9 o’clock. The fixed bezel is rose gold with black numerals. A light brown leather band stitched in white completes the look. it’s water-resistance to 50 meters (165 feet) so you don’t have to worry about rain or splashes. And automatic movement means no batteries required.

Specifications

  • multifunctional
  • sapphire dome crystal
  • rose gold case
  • analog display
  • automatic movement
  • fixed bezel
  • leather band
  • water-resistant to 50 meters
  • case size: 44 mm
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Cheapest Tourbillon

LOREO Multifunction Tourbillon Watch

Carnival Men's Automatic tourbillon Multifunction Sapphire Stainless Steel Case and Band Watchband Mechanical Waterproof Black Dial Watch (Black dial with Stainless Steel Band)

The multifunctional LOREO Tourbillon Watch by Carnival has an upscale look that belies its price tag. The black analog dial features a tourbillon at 6 o’clock and month and day of the week subdials at 3 and 9 o’clock. A date window is displayed below the manufacturer’s logo. The hours and minutes are marked with 3 gold hands and classic gold Roman numerals. The dial lens is a synthetic sapphire crystal that is even stronger than sapphire.

The LOREO’s automatic movement supports self-winding and manual winding. The 40 mm case is strong 316L stainless steel and the unidirectional rotating bezel is goldtone stainless steel. The dial absorbs light for approximately 25 minutes of luminescence. Water-resistance of 30 meters, or a little less than 100 feet means it’s safe from splashes and rain.

The expensive look of the LOREO is accentuated with a two-tone gold and silver link bracelet with a push-button deployment clasp. It comes with a lifetime warranty for the watch and a 2-year warranty for the movement.

 

Specifications

  • automatic movement
  • self and manual winding
  • 316L stainless steel
  • luminous dial
  • analog display
  • unidirectional bezel
  • calendar display
  • water-resistant to 30 meters
  • case size: 40 mm
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Reef Tiger Tourbillon Luxury Watch

Reef Tiger Blue Casual Gold Men Watch with Tourbillon Automatic Watches RGA1639 (RGA1639-PLL)

The Reef Tiger Tourbillon Watch proves that luxury is affordable. The analog display dial is a rich, deep blue and features a tourbillon situated at 9 o’clock and a subdial at 11 o’clock. The Reef Tiger logo is at 3 o’clock. The automatic self-winding movement is visible through the skeleton design. Luminous hands and stick indices mark the hours, minutes, and seconds.

The Reef Tiger’s 44 mm case is lustrous rose gold-plated stainless steel and the dial lens is high-quality sapphire crystal. The rose gold bezel is stationary. It comes with a matching blue genuine leather croc-embossed strap with a deployment buckle. It’s water-resistant to 50 meters (165 feet) and is safe from splashes but not the pool or hot tub.

Wear the sporty Reef Tiger for casual affairs or dress it up with business attire.

Specifications

  • automatic movement
  • self-winding
  • analog display
  • gold-plated case
  • stationary bezel
  • sapphire crystal
  • leather strap
  • water-resistant to 50 meters
  • case size: 44 mm
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