Breguet Tradition 7047BR Tourbillon Debuts at Baselworld
Written by Mark Bernardo,
Case: 18k rose gold with a finely fluted caseband. Sapphire crystal caseback. Diameter = 41 mm. Rounded lugs welded to the case, screw-secured spring-bars. Water-resistant to 30 meters. Alligator leather strap.
Dial: Black-coated engine-turned 18k gold, off-centered at 7 o’clock. Individually numbered and signed. Chapter ring with Roman numerals. 60-second tourbillon at 1 o’clock. Polished steel “moon-tip” Breguet hands.
Movement: Numbered and signed Breguet. Cal. 569, hand-wound with tourbillon, anthracite coating. 16 lignes. 43 jewels. 50-hour power reserve with power-reserve indication on the barrel drum. Fusee-and-chain transmission to ensure constant torque throughout the running of the watch. Titanium upper bridge of the tourbillon carriage. Straight-line Swiss lever escapement. Breguet titanium balance with four gold adjustment screws. Breguet silicon balance spring, 2.5 Hz. Adjusted in six positions.
Variations: Also available with a gilt rose gold movement (Reference 7047BR/R9/9Z).