When talking about Breguet’s classic series of watches, many people think of a thin case with a simple dial and blue steel Breguet needles, which are very suitable for men’s formal wear. At the Baselworld 2014, Breguet launched a Breguet classic and complicated series 5377 ultra-thin self-winding tourbillon watch, once again interpreting the fusion of elegance and performance. Today, the Watch House brings you one of the platinum watches, the official model: 5377PT / 12 / 9WU.
The tourbillon invented by Mr. Louis Breguet has not only greatly improved the accuracy of pocket watches, it is also one of the most outstanding inventions in the history of watchmaking in the world. Since then, the Breguet brand has continuously created one tourbillon watch after another, paying tribute to the most outstanding watchmaking technology.
Platinum case diameter 42 mm
The case of this watch is made of platinum, with a diameter of 42 mm and a thickness of only 7 mm. Continuing the classic simplicity of Breguet, the dial is engraved with 4 different machine-engraved patterns. Equipped with the Breguet Cal. 581DR self-winding movement, it is the thinnest tourbillon automatic winding movement. In order to make the movement thinner and lighter, the rotor has a ring design.
Gear-shaped crown in platinum
The gear-shaped crown made of platinum has a simple and exquisite shape, which makes the slim case more elegant. The top of the polished crown is embossed with the Breguet brand logo, which shows the distinguished brand identity.
Black alligator strap
Black alligator leather strap with neat and beautiful texture and black stitching for fine workmanship. With a platinum folding clasp, the hollow Breguet logo is even more elegant.
Classic coin pattern decoration
The slender side of the case is decorated with Breguet’s consistent and classic coin pattern, which fully shows the brand’s style and grasp of watch details.
Welded rounded lugs
Breguet’s classic-style welded rounded lugs are small and cute. The fine polishing reveals the luster of platinum. It is comfortable to wear and fastens the strap with screws.
Gold-plated silver dial
The Breguet classic series has a consistent gold-plated silver dial. The dial adopts 4 different exquisite machine building patterns. The Paris-studded hour and minute dial. The outer edge is engraved with wheat grain. Herringbone pattern, the edges of different functional areas are outlined with a prismatic pattern. The exquisite blue-steel hollow eccentric moon-shaped blue-steel hands depict the elegant style of Breguet’s deep bone marrow, showing the classic beauty. The fan-shaped power reserve display at 8:30 on the dial provides a 90-hour power reserve display.
The tourbillon at 4 to 6 o’clock on the dial is equipped with multiple patented titanium cage-shaped eccentric tourbillon adjusters. The three-pointed pointer under the bridge rotates once per minute as a second hand.
Breguet Cal. 581DR automatic movement
The bottom case is made of a whole piece of sapphire crystal, and the exquisite movement can be seen at a glance. Equipped with Breguet Cal. 581DR self-winding movement, thickness is only 3 mm. Thanks to the half ring with corrugated carving on the outer ring of the movement, the platinum automatic rotor made by Breguet watchmakers has greatly reduced. The thickness of the movement. The tourbillon frame and balance wheel are made of titanium, a silicon balance spring, an escapement made of silicon and antimagnetic steel, and the frequency of the movement is 4 Hz. Equipped with a patented ‘high energy barrel’, it can provide up to 90 hours of power reserve for the watch. The hand-engraving of the entire movement is ingenious and amazing.
Summary: Set the hand-carved dial, blue steel Breguet hands, welded lugs, coin shell, independent numbering and hidden signatures, and other Breguet classic marks. The hand-refined movement is delicate and exquisite, like a miniature handicraft. It not only dedicated many watch fans with the ultra-thin tourbillon technology, but also its patented technology, which also showed Breguet’s position in the watch industry with absolute strength.