Manufacture Royale Unveils 1770 Micromegas Revolution for about $178,000

It was just last year that Manufacture Royale surprised watch lovers with its Micromegas timepiece with double tourbillon escapements rotating at different speeds. That watch was powered by the MR04 caliber. Now the brand unveils the new 1770 Micromegas Revolution with a new movement, MR08, and a host of technically advanced features. The line and…

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Up Close with the Manufacture Royale 1770 Voltige – an Acrobat in Motion

Manufacture Royale –a five-year-old brand brand with roots dating back to Voltaire and the Age of Enlightenment — has been on the cutting edge of aesthetics and technology since its rebirth. We have covered the brand here before, but now we bring you the newest 1770 Voltige watch. Part of the brand’s 1770 Collection, this…

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Classic Voltaire: Introducing the Manufacture Royale 1770 Micromegas Double Flying Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson It isn’t every day a watch brand can trade its roots back to the  Age of Enlightenment. But Manufacture Royale does exactly that — and more. In fact, the brand not only traces its origins to the Manufacture Royale de Ferney workshops founded in 1770 nearby Geneva, but also to the famed philosopher, writer,…

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