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By Roberta Naas | May 25, 2011 | Homepage Latest The Latest

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1. The Jules Audemars Chronometer with AP escapement ($279,700), from Audemars Piguet, features superior shock resistance and has a 267-part hand-wound caliber that beats at 43,200 vibrations per hour. Ten years in the making, this handfinished piece is a show of power wrapped in a 950 platinum case. Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers, Tysons Corner Center; lenkersdorfer.com

2. From Breguet, this Tradition Fusee Tourbillon ($172,100) is crafted in platinum with a silicon Breguet overcoil. The carriage and balance wheel are made of patented titanium, and the dial is silvered 18k gold. Liljenquist & Beckstead, Tysons Galleria; breguet.com

3. Montblanc’s ExoTourbillon Chronograph ($263,100) offers a regulator dial with a central minutes hand, an hour display and a second time-zone indication with day-night readout. 800-995-4810; montblanc.com

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