Breguet: a new Classic Moon phase for ladies

Relatively discreet, this 30mm white gold watch is finely fluted on the sides and displays a white enamel dial “great fire”. The latter is enhanced with indexes in Arabic numerals, called “Breguet figures”, in reference to the founder of the House who designed them in 1783.

The timer, made up of tiny stars, and the use of stylized lily flowers for fractions of five minutes, are another tribute to the Breguet watch tradition. The hour and minute hands in blued steel found on this piece are inspired by the famous Breguet needles with “hollow apple”, also invented in 1783. They have, however, been redesigned. The display of the information is completed, at 6 o’clock, by a small seconds hand and the moon phase, located in a window.

Note that this watch houses the caliber Breguet 537L, a self-winding mechanical movement with an escapement and a silicon spiral. Visible thanks to a sapphire back, the movement reveals finishes realized in the purest tradition of Haute Horlogerie. Decors in “Côtes de Genève” thus decorate the bridges, while the oscillating weight in gold presents a guillochage in “grain of barley”.

Let us emphasize the setting of the brilliant-cut diamonds that dress the bezel and the fasteners. To offer these ladies the embarrassment of choice, Breguet also offers this model in pink gold version; It is also possible to opt for a non-crimped part. The house has also realized a declension in natural mother-of-pearl hand guilloché with Breguet hands and Roman numerals, available in white or pink gold, serie and not crimped version. In total, these are eight references that the brand adds to its Classic collection and its female models.

TUDOR AND MARINE WATCHES

The choice of bronze is a tribute that unites Tudor to the world’s greatest marines, including the French Navy and the US Navy, who used the Tudor dive watches. This relationship was born shortly after the launch in 1954 of the first Tudor dive watch, reference 7922.

It is an alloy frequently used in naval engineering because of its exceptional anti-corrosive properties. A typical alloy of aluminum and bronze generally contains 4 to 14% aluminum, the remainder being copper. Nine, it has a golden yellow color.

Bronze is a “living” metal that can change its appearance and skate depending on the conditions to which it is exposed, usually blackening in a heterogeneous way. It took the Tudor research and development team three years to discover the ideal bronze alloy, allowing the development of a controlled, homogeneous and noble patina, with a black chocolate color that is specific to each watch, Reflecting the lifestyle of its owner.