Rebellion : 1000-hour power reserve!

T1000 (T1K)
CASE : grade 5 titanium, raised sapphire crystal, patented crown

SIZE : 46.7 x 46.7mm
MOVEMENT : Mechanical hand-wound (1,000-hour power reserve), 693 components
FUNCTIONS : roller-type hours and minutes
DIAL : aluminum chassis available in several colors

STRAP : black ostrich leg leather, aluminum folding clasp

Setting a world endurance record with 40 hours’ autonomy under the hood, the T1000 also rules the road in terms of design. It is inspired by the Rebellion R-One car with its purpose-built chassis, which won the past two editions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the private prototype LMP1 category, as well as the World Endurance Cup championship ! Rebellion Timepieces is the only watch brand competing in motorsports with its own team, belonging to the same shareholder. The spacecraft-shaped T1000 is carved out of a single block of titanium and topped in the center by a raised sapphire crystal, highlighting the rectangular Manufacture-made caliber that took three years to develop.


The rugged caseband features a powerful lever that can be deployed using a finger to recharge all six mainspring barrels by means of two 182-link microchains visible through the sides. The other side of the case reveals a patented pushbutton-operated time-setting clutch on the “wheel-nut” crown. Time is read off on two vertical rollers rotating in opposite directions, topping the balance wheel  offset in an original – or should we say downright rebellious – manner.

Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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