Category Archives: Breguet

With Breguet In Switzerland, Pt. 1: The Sympathique, The 18th-Century Equivalent Of An iPod Dock

The little table clock, whose name means literally means “likeable” in French, is one of the first pieces any visitor sees when entering Breguet’s manufacture in the Vallée de Joux is a timepiece more welcoming than the Sympathique. It is perhaps the most appropriate introduction to the watchmaker, as it offers a glimpse at one… Read More »

Breguet Type XXI 3817 With Vintage-inspired Look And Visible Movement

If you’re a long time reader of Monochrome-Watches, you probably know that I have a soft-spot for the pilot-watches manufactured by Breguet. It’s something I extensively explained in a review of my personal Type XX and later in an instalment of the Collector’s Series. I know that these watches, whether we talk about the Type… Read More »

Reviewing Breguet Minute Repeater

Since 2003, Breguet has instituted four major expansions of its Vallée de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet luxury brand  has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, including one dedicated solely to minute repeaters. Minute repeaters are particularly demanding to assemble, as they call upon not only supreme watchmaking skills but artistic talent to… Read More »

Reviewing Breguet Baselworld 2015: 10th Anniversary Of the Watch Tradition

Since its beginnings in 1775, the Manufacture Breguet has earned the distinction of applying flawless style and technique to the creation of exceptional timepieces. Not content with reproducing the achievements of his predecessors, Abraham-Louis Breguet constantly sought to extend the limits of watchmaking, making an indelible imprint on history with such inventions as the pare-chute… Read More »

Breguet Luxury Watches With Mechanical Alarms

With the Breguet Marine Royale 5847 — part of its boutique-only Les Exclusifs de Breguet collection —  the Swiss watch brand founded by watchmaking pioneer Abraham-Louis Breguet has created not only a distinctive sport-luxury timepiece with a mechanical alarm, but one that could actually prove useful for divers. The alarm function incorporated into this watch’s… Read More »

Reviewing Breguet Tradition Chronographe Indépendant

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 actually seeing two watches at once. Or, to be more accurate, one timekeeper and one chronograph. Within its 44-mm gold case, the 7077 has two entirely… Read More »

Top Ladies’ Watches Of Breguet Héritage Phase de Lune

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, is  my personal choices for the best watches for women, most beautiful ladies’ timepieces, top ladies’ watches and best ladies’ watches presented recently.   Breguet Héritage… Read More »

Depths of Complexity: 5 Ultra-Complicated Dive Watches

If your plan was to spend less money this year on watches, you might want to skip this article. Most mechanical dive watches are priced under $10,000 (even though the iconic Rolex Deepsea, Sea-Dweller, and Submariner watches, as well as many Blancpain Fifty Fathoms models, might go for a bit more nowadays), but there are… Read More »