Breguet

Breguet

Breguet is a Swiss luxury watch. Breguet was founded in 1775. Today, Breguet is owned by the Swatch Group (Blancpain, Harry Winston, Omega, Longines, Swatch) and is one of the most historical manufacturers. Breguet has been credited with numerous inventions, such as the 1810 Breguet wrist watch as the world's first such product, and Abraham-Louis Breguet's invention of the tourbillon. The Breguet hands are the blue pomme hands only found on Breguet watches. Many celebrities, sports stars and explorers favor Breguet watches over other brands. Notably features of a Breguet watch are coin-edge case, guilloché dial and sometimes the most difficult complications of watchmaking. Notable Breguet watch lines are the Breguet Classique, Breguet Classique Simple, Breguet Classique Grandes Complications, Breguet Marine, Breguet Heritage, Breguet Type XX, XXI, XXII, Breguet La Tradition, Breguet Reine de Naples. Some of these watches include a Breguet tourbillon, most of them are available as Breguet replica watches and sadly also as fake Breguet watches. Often used Breguet watches or pre owned Breguet watches are found at watch auctions, beloved by collectors for their value and features. Younger collectors tend to look for Breguet watches for sale on e-commerce portals, most popular are Breguet watches on Amazon and Breguet watches on ebay. WatchTime has a watch database with Breguet watch price information and photos of many Breguet women's watches and men's watches. The Breguet price range is on the higher end of luxury watches which is why many collectors read Watchtime's section of Breguet watch review posts and Breguet tests to find the best watch. Our Breguet pronunciation guide helps you to spell the brand correctly. We cover Breguet watch news, Breguet watch reviews and many Breguet prices for all watches. Breguet watches are considered good investments by watch collectors. WatchTime is your trusted Breguet watches authority.

WatchTime’s Top 10 Most Popular Watches on Pinterest

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Did you know that WatchTime has a Pinterest page with nearly 150 boards and close to 4,000 photos of watches, celebrity watch fans and other images? We've got boards devoted to categories such as … [Read more...]

Close-Up: 5 Rolex Day-Date Watches in 5 Colors (With Video)

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Rolex's most buzzed-about new release at Baselworld 2015 was the Rolex Day-Date 40, a larger version of the classic 36-mm Day-Date with an all-new movement. However, fans of the original Day-Date … [Read more...]

10 Unique Watches Up for Auction at Only Watch 2015

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As watch-industry followers are surely aware by now, this fall will mark the sixth edition of Only Watch, a charity auction of unique timepieces whose proceeds benefit the Monaco Association against … [Read more...]

“Sound” Investments: 10 Notable Minute Repeaters and Chiming Watches

Piaget Emperador Coussin Automatic Minute Repeater

One of the most difficult watch complications to produce, a minute repeater transforms a watch from mere timekeeping device to miniature music box. Below we take a look at 10 minute repeaters — and … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 12 Skeleton Watches

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Growing fascination with the inner workings of mechanical watches has sparked a boom in skeletonized looks. Scroll down to download wallpaper images of skeleton watches from Breguet, Cartier, Omega, … [Read more...]

Breguet Marine Chronographe “200 Ans de Marine”

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Abraham-Louis Breguet (who lived from 1747 to 1823) was one of the most important watchmakers of his day – and of all time. On October 27th, 1815, he was appointed to make chronometers for the … [Read more...]

Wake-Up Time: 5 Luxury Watches With Mechanical Alarms

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They're not as sexy as tourbillons or as impressively complicated as perpetual calendars, but mechanical alarm watches may possess one of the more useful complications for a weary traveler or an … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s 6 Most Underestimated Watch Manufacturers

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Some watch brands get all the credit, while others deserve more than they get. This six-pack – Breguet, Cartier, Chopard, Glashütte Original, Nomos and Tissot – does a great job. All six are … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: 10 Watches With That “Certain Something”

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Some watches simply "have it" and some do not. These 10 timepieces, to me, have that certain something that sets them apart. Scroll down to see my choices. These are the watches introduced in 2014 … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 15 World-Time Watches

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Many who travel throughout the world have to frequently re-adjust our watches for a new time zone when arriving at our destination. And those of us with friends and business associates around the … [Read more...]

7 Signs Chopard is Serious About High Watchmaking

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Recently, WatchTime was among a select group of media outlets invited to tour and explore Chopard's Swiss watchmaking operations in Geneva and Fleurier. By the end of the comprehensive visit, it was … [Read more...]

5 Record-Setting Ultra-Thin Watches

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As we've seen in recent years, watch brands are pulling out all the stops to achieve new records not only in thinness, but in the level of complication and complexity that they pack into those … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: 17 Ultra-Technical Timepieces

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On my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I assembled this list of 17 "techie" watches, all released within the past few years, that have most fascinated me in the area of technical innovation and watchmaking … [Read more...]

Dive Watch Classics: 5 Ultra-Complicated Dive Watches

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If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to spend less money this year on watches, you might want to skip this week’s edition of Dive Watch Wednesday: Most mechanical dive watches are priced … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top Ladies’ Watches: Are These the Best Ladies’ Watches of the Year?

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Many luxury brands, even those known more for their men's watches, released interesting top new ladies' watch collections, female watches and best ladies' watches in the recent months. Here, from my … [Read more...]

Breaking the Mold: 5 Offbeat Watches from Baselworld

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Contrary to popular belief, Baselworld is not just a steady stream of tourbillons, chronographs, and watches that are mostly black. The show does play host to some individualists who create watches … [Read more...]

Throwing A Curve: The How, What, When, Where and Why Of Mainsprings

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  Our watch expert Gisbert L. Brunner knows better than anyone else that mainsprings perform herculean tasks. With a maximum thickness of just 75/1,000 mm, they develop strong torque, which … [Read more...]

Close-Up: Breguet Classique 5717 Hora Mundi

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The #breguet Classique Hora Mundi, in simple terms, is the first example of a mechanical timepiece with an instant-jump time zone display. All of the displays jump between time zones with the push of … [Read more...]

Audio: Watch Insider Interviews 10 Watch Brand VIPs at Baselworld 2015

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"Watch Insider" Alexander Linz spent Baselworld 2015 dashing back and forth to photograph new products and interview the big hitters of the watch world. Here are links to audio files of the … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2015: Breguet Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde 7097

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Among Breguet's new releases at Baselworld 2015 is the Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde 7097, which makes use of the open design of the Tradition collection and includes a new retrograde … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2015: Breguet Tradition Chronographe Indépendant 7077

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One of Breguet’s headliners at Baselworld 2015 is the Tradition Chronographe Indépendant 7077. In this remarkable new chronograph, Breguet pulls off an unusual feat. Looking at the 7077, you’re … [Read more...]

The Baselworld Watch Fair: 10 Things to Know

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Over the next few weeks you’ll be reading quite a bit about Baselworld. What is Baselworld exactly? Why is it so important? What happens there? Can I go? For the answers to these and more … [Read more...]

Complicated Watches: 7 Standout Tourbillon Watches

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Baselworld 2015 is over, and we've seen a number of new tourbillon watches among the offerings. Here's a look back at the most interesting, clever, and daring variations on the now-ubiquitous … [Read more...]

Close-Up: Rolex GMT-Master II “Batman” (With Video)

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Black for  the night sky, blue for day — these colors just make sense, but if you expected to find them on the bezel of one of the world’s most famous GMT watches, the Rolex GMT-Master II, you … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s Top 5 Most Popular Watches on Instagram

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Did you know that WatchTime has an Instagram page, in which we regularly post a plethora of watch images, from "soldier' shots provided by the brands to original photography by WatchTime's own expert … [Read more...]

Breguet Classique Chronométrie Ref. 7727

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Last year, the Breguet Classique Chronométrie, a watch that came to market more than a year after its unveiling, picked up the Aiguille d'Or grand prize in this year's Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de … [Read more...]

A Look Back at Baselworld 2014: Return of the Rolex Sea-Dweller at Baselworld 2014

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Along with our colleagues from WatchTime.com, the Monochrome team also spent a busy week at Baselworld 2014, and had the chance to see and review a number of new watches introduced at the fair. In … [Read more...]

Two Vintage Breguet Pocketwatches Added to the Brand’s Collection of Historic Timepieces

Breguet No. 1766 pocketwatch

Montres Breguet added to its private collection of historically significant watches, when brand president and CEO Marc A. Hayek acquired two important lots at a Christie's Geneva auction last year: … [Read more...]

Monochrome Essentials: Reviewing the Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture

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Finding the right watch is a quest. When a watch fits one’s lifestyle, like a glove to a hand, and not by some artificial marketing association, but the fit of real-world application, then a … [Read more...]

Which Watch Brand Spends the Most on Advertising?

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Watch brands spent almost half a billion dollars on advertising in the U.S in 2013. The total was $492.68 million: a record high, and up 23.3 percent from the 2012 total. That figure comes from … [Read more...]