In 1994, watchmaker Kari Voutilainen made his first timepiece, a one-minute tourbillon pocketwatch, which reportedly took 2,000 hours to finish, whereas working at night time.

Just a few years later, Voutilainen established his personal workshop in Val-de-Travers, Switzerland, and made a reputation — notably for his famend guilloché-work — and has been an impartial watchmaker ever since.

Kari Voutilainen One Minute Tourbillon pocketwatch circa 1994
Kari Voutilainen One Minute Tourbillon pocketwatch circa 1994

In homage to the 30-year previous pocketwatch that began his eponymous watch model, Kari Voutilainen has introduced the Voutilainen Tourbillon 22 Restricted Version twentieth Anniversary, out there in restricted editions of platinum (20), white gold (20), rose gold (20), and chrome steel (1).

Voutilainen Tourbillon 22 Limited Edition 20th Anniversary caseback

“Like on the unique timepiece, two barrels are instantly linked to the middle wheel pinion, using a portion of the out there energy reserve. The watch runs for 72 hours, sustaining a extremely fixed amplitude via the time, leading to a really common charge,” in accordance with Voutilainen.

Every watch encompasses a signature Voutilainen hand-guilloché dial, that may be customized tailor-made to particular person requests.

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Images by Kari Voutilainen.