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First presented less than nine months ago in a lightweight titanium body, the gorgeous replica Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon Bi-Axial is reintroduced in a new, finely brushed tantalum case. Judging by the Swiss brand’s press release, the choice of metal is not the only thing that differs the new Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon Bi-Axial from its flashy predecessor. Although around four times denser than titanium, the metal, which is widely used in nuclear powerplants, high-tech medical equipment and even in making next-gen high-explosive armor-piercing warheads, is also more resistant to corrosion, which is a must for a watch that is supposed to serve generations upon generations of its owners.Read More →