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Ellicott Springfield Tourbillon ECW1 Ellicott, 1738, “Springfield Tourbillon ECW1”, No. 03/18, Ref. 1700. Made in 2010 in a limited edition of 18 pieces. Extremely fine, unusual, cushion shaped, water resistant, self-winding, 18K white gold and tantalium wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillion regulator, 18K gold twin-rotor in a shape of a butterfly and an 18K white gold Ellicott deployant clasp. Accompanied by fitted box, certificate, instruction booklet and booklets. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, transparent band, inclined bezel, lapidated lugs, sapphire-set winding crown, transparent case back fixed with 4 nuts, sapphire crystals with cyclops lens. Spoked black with applied luminous yellow gold baton indexes, outer minute divisions on a plain reserve with every five Arabic numerals, aperture for the tourbillion at 6. Luminous yellow gold “fantasy” hands, red seconds hand. Cal. ECW-1, rhodium-plated, oeil de perdrix decoration, 39 jewels, lateral lever escapement, one-minute tourbillon regulator with 3 equidistant polished steel arms, under a steel polished bridge, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance spring, 18K gold twin-rotor in a shape of a butterfly. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 45 x 45 mm. Thickness 16.5 mm. Notes Ellicott John Ellicott was one of the great British watchmakers of the 18th century. Today, the company of Ellicott S.A. of La Chaux-de-Fonds perpetuates the spirit of this great traditi