BREGUET Classic Tour, which debuted in London, England in October 2017, following Seoul, Korea, Geneva, Switzerland, Brussels, Belgium, Brussels, Italy, Milan, Taiwan, Japan Tokyo, Madrid, Spain, Munich, Germany, and now come to New York, USA and the famous place of Breguet: Paris, France. In each country, special films were filmed before the event, showing the beauty and culture of each country, which kicked off the classic event of the local event.
Exterior of the Breguet flagship store and museum in Paris, France
Paris Station visited the famous Place Vendôme, Petit Trianon Palace, and Father Lachaise Cemetery and other places with deep roots in the legend of Breguet. French craftsmanship. This classic gentleman’s exploration journey combines tradition and modernity, which reflects the high insistence of Breguet in the pursuit of extreme precision. Among them, the silicon material is integrated into many watches to enhance accuracy. ‘Beauty Classic Tour’ will be a great experience to explore the aesthetics of life with such a historical and outstanding watch factory.
The departure of Master Breguet from his hometown of Neuchâtel in Neuchâtel to France is the most important turning point in the history of the brand. Thanks to Master Breguet’s excellent technology, Paris became the watchmaking capital of the time. From this county to the next, every place has heard of Breguet’s reputation. For example, Master Breguet was the first watchmaker to open a workshop in Fanden Plaza. To this day, the museum and specialty stores in Vanden Plaza still have a history of historical transactions that has not been interrupted since the end of the 18th century. .
Interior view of the Breguet flagship store and museum in Paris, France (6 Place Vendome)
The Musée des Arts et Métiers National Craft Museum, regarded as a treasure trove of craftsmanship during the French Revolution, houses the achievements of the five generations of the Breguet family, from watchmaking and telegraph rights to the flying industry. The biplane developed by Louis Charles Breguet in 1911 is being displayed here with the Clément Ader aircraft and the ‘Blelio 11’ flying over the English Channel in 1909.
Facing the Louvre, it is located on the left bank of the Seine and became the Collège des Quatre-Nations of the French Academy in 1795. The Four Nations Academy consists of five faculties, with fan-shaped rooms on both sides of the dome of the chapel connected to the exhibition halls on both sides . Master Breguet taught here at a young age and took private lessons that would change his life in the future. Master Breguet also returned to the Academy as a member of the French Academy of Sciences at the end of his career.
39 Quai de l’ Horloge Watches Embankment 39 is where Breguet decided to start a family and open a workshop. It is located in the industrial area of Xidi Island, the gathering place of silver craftsmen, pasta craftsmen, sewing and case factories at the time, which is the center of Paris, occupying the advantages of the ‘new bridge’ in the city. The interior of the house is full of defects in Henry IV architecture, the walkways are very narrow, the stairs are crooked, and the light is not as full as the Geneva Watchmaking Workshop. However, in such a building, a thought and style that would change the art of watchmaking was born. Rue Bréguet, with a different accent than the Breguet name due to a misunderstanding, opened a dramatic history not far from the Bastille square. Master Breguet experienced Bastille Day on July 14, 1789 at a close distance. Although the French Revolution has just begun, Master Breguet put down his work to show his position in support of national development. Not long afterwards, Master Breguet realized that the revolution was intensifying, so he intelligently chose to leave and return to his homeland, Switzerland, until 1795, before returning to Paris where he had lived a long life. You haven’t been to Paris without visiting the Palace of Versailles and Queen Anthony’s Palace. It was restored in two years under the support of Baodi, which reappeared the glory and splendor of that year.
Each of Breguet’s timepieces is precious. Since the brand was founded in Quai de l’ Horloge in Paris in 1775, each watch has been engraved with a unique number. Before the Qixi Valentine’s Festival is coming, through the famous moon phase men’s and women’s watches of Breguet, it will continue the long history and deep cultural heritage, showing classic and elegant romantic feelings.
Out of respect for tradition, the dial of this Classique 7787 Moon Phase Profit and Loss watch is made with Great Fire enamel technology, which is decorated with Breguet digital hour markers.
Classique 7787 Moon Phase Profit and Loss Watch with central hour, minute and second hands, and two more complex functions: moon phase profit and loss at 12 o’clock and power reserve display at 3 o’clock. The power reserve is displayed with a slender pointer, which is easier to read in addition to simplicity and elegance. The watch is equipped with a 591 DRL self-winding mechanical movement with a thickness of only 3.02 mm, which is the most compact movement in its class. The movement is equipped with a dual barrel, which provides a 38-hour power reserve for the watch, as well as a silicon escapement and a balance spring. Silicon is a material with many advantages: its extremely light weight has better shock resistance, anti-magnetic properties, and requires no lubricant.
18K white gold material / 591DRL self-winding movement / hour, minute, second display / moon phase display / power reserve display / sapphire crystal, transparent bottom cover / waterproof 30 meters / diameter 39mm / reference price: 220,000 RMB
Another tribute to the brand is its tradition dating back to 1790: the minute scale of the watch is a tiny star, and the five minute scale is a French iris. The power reserve is decorated with small arrow scales, inspired by the decoration of the dial number 1 92 in 1785. The dials are made of pure gold, and they are hand-engraved or decorated with enamel, depending on the version. All the checkered engraving work is hand-made using the ancient skills passed down by Mr. Bao Di over 200 years ago. Out of respect for tradition, the faceplate of this Classique 7787 Moon Phase Profit and Loss Watch is made with Great Fire Enamel Technology, which is decorated with Breguet digital hour markers.
The Classique Phase de Lune Dame 9087 moon phase watch inherits the classic style of the Breguet moon phase watch, a romantic moon phase function specially created for women
The moon phase display is one of the most popular complication for women. Beautiful and romantic, poetic and charming, like a bright moon hanging on the wrist. The Classique Phase de Lune Dame 9087 moon phase watch reflects the anthropomorphic moon phase with a faint smile, no matter whether it is cloudy or rainy, there is moonlight.
Classique Phase de Lune Dame 9087
18K rose gold material / 537L self-winding movement / hour, minute, small seconds display / moon phase display / mother-of-pearl dial / sapphire crystal, transparent bottom cover / water-resistant 30 meters / diameter 30mm / reference price: 180,000 RMB
The famous Breguet-style hand, originated from the invention of Breguet master in 1783. It is characterized by a pinpoint round hollow, the design concept comes from the apple that symbolizes the source of wisdom, and it is fired with blue steel technology, which contrasts with the beautiful moon. . The bezel is decorated with gorgeous round diamonds, which contrasts with the light and shadow and lines of the coin pattern on the side of the case. The round case of the classic Classique series is made of luxurious and low-key 18K rose gold. The straight table is 30 mm, which is suitable for delicate and classic Women, as well as machine-engraved mother-of-pearl with Roman numerals and hour-markers. Not only is the gorgeous and feminine appearance, the movement of the Classique Phase de Lune Dame 9087 moon watch is not simple. It is equipped with a silicon escapement and a balance spring 537L automatic mechanical movement, showing Breguet’s watchmaking technology achievement. The sapphire crystal case back can admire the Geneva watch movement bridge and the K gold automatic disk decorated with machine-engraved wheat ears. Each detail can confirm the meticulous craftsmanship of Breguet.