In 1775, A.L. Breguet founded his company and soon became an official supplier to the French Royal family. He invents the first self-winding watch, first repeater, and first tourbillon. He utilized moon phase perpetual calendars, and with the help of Napoleon, he invented the hinged 'half-hunter'. The company was resurrected in the 1980s by the owners of the Parisian Jewelers Chaumet. They later sold the company and after changing hands again the company was purchased by the Swatch Group. The company is producing Tourbillons in volume and the future is extremely bright.
Avant-garde styling and horological complications, inspired by the legendary 'Souscription' watches of A.-L. Breguet, make Breguet's 'Tradition' both traditional and futuristic in styling. Similar to the 'steam punk' genre, their flawless movements and complications are complimented by partially-open dials.
Exemplifying Breguet's ideals of precision, clarity and elegance, 'Classique' features clean, classic dials, making 'Classique' appropriate for those who love classic simplicity. Available in extra-slim models, manual and automatic movements, 'Classique' is a versatile, 'go with anything' watch. An alternative to a round or rectangle case, 'Heritage' is tonneau-shaped; its delicately engine-turned dial sets off great stylings for both sexes.
'Montres Breguet' intricately constructs highly admired horological complications like the 'Minute Repeater' and the Breguet patented 'Perpetual Calendar'. 'Classique Grand Complications' include the 'Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar', 'Grande Complication Pocket-Watch' and the 'Regulator Tourbillon'.
'Marine' is a modern, sturdy and watertight leisure watch with reinforced case and protected crown. A.-L. Breguet made chronometers for the French Navy, so Breguet's stylish 'Marine' is definitely a sea-worthy choice.
Designed in 1950s for the French naval air arm; Breguet's 'Type XX' is a technical sports chronograph, avail in two models; 'Aeronavale' and 'Transatlantique' with date indication. Breguet's Type XXI design also features a fly-back minute totaliser and a 24-hour time display. 'Transatlantique' ia also avail for the female sports enthusiast.
The 'Reine de Naples' was the first wristwatch designed for a queen. Two centuries later, the opulent 'Queen of Naples' oval-dialed collection, some dripping in diamonds, or even held by an Akoya Pearl bracelet, remains an ever popular intricate, feminine masterpiece.
* https://www.essential-watches.com/ sells only 100% Authentic Breguet watches, but is not and does not claim to be an Authorized Dealer of ANY brand advertised on our website including Breguet. Because we are not an Authorized Dealer for Breguet, we can not advertise their watches as "brand new". For all intents and purposes, the watches we sell are USED, but are in immaculate - perfect - never sold condition. We specialize in discounting only the highest-grade 100% Authentic Swiss and German timepieces. We trust these timepieces to be of such high caliber that we warranty all "unworn condition" watches for a period of 2 years unless it is sold as a used watch, and in that case, you will receive a 1 year warranty. You CAN NOT expect and WILL NOT receive the factory Breguet warranty on any watch we advertise. We are the sole warrantor of ALL Brands sold on our website.
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