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  • Manufacturer: Breguet
    Year: Circa 2003
    Reference No: 5357
    Movement No: 3'276
    Case No: 898 U
    Model Name: Grand Complication
    Material: 18k yellow gold
    Calibre: Mechanical, 558.1, 21 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Brown Breguet crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k yellow gold Breguet folding deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 40 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    Breguet has exceled its modern manufacture by designing and crafting some of the most sought after tourbillon wristwatches today. The present watch is fitted with a highly sophisticated dial that is engine-turned, the eccentric time display is finished with silvered chapter rings and the tourbillon is exposed for everyone to admire.

  • Artist Biography

    Breguet

    Swiss • 1775

    Established in 1775 by Abraham Louis Breguet, widely considered the greatest watchmaker of all time, the storied brand continues to thrive in the modern era, creating exceptional high-end watches as the Swatch Group's premier prestige brand. Some of the most important and lasting inventions in watchmaking are attributed to Abraham Louis Breguet, including the tourbillon, shock resistance and the use of hammers and gongs employed in nearly all minute repeating watches made since.

    Eighteenth and nineteenth century Breguet pocketwatches are especially sought-after by collectors, and many of them were made for the elite of European society, including Napoléon and Marie Antoinette. Key wristwatches from the twentieth century include oversized dress watches, two-register chronographs, triple calendars and Type XX aviator's chronographs made for the French military and civilians.

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Ref. 5357
A fine yellow gold tourbillon wristwatch

Circa 2003
40 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$200,000 - 280,000 

Sold for HK$225,000

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE

Hong Kong Auction 1 December 2015 11am