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  • Manufacturer: Breguet
    Year: Circa 2003
    Reference No: 3757
    Movement No: 2'217
    Case No: 901 Q
    Model Name: Classique
    Material: Platinum
    Calibre: Mechanical, 558.1, 21 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Black Breguet crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: Platinum Breguet folding deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 40 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    Combining watchmaking's most sought after complications, this Breguet wristwatch features a one-minute tourbillon, perpetual calendar, retrograde date and leap year indicator. The dial has been engine-turned and guillochéd and its registers finished with silvered chapter rings, giving the watch a very traditional, yet complicated look.

    Today, Breguet specializes in the production of tourbillon wristwatches and this reference 3757, cased in platinum, is with no exception one of their best.

  • 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. 3757
A fine and rare platinum tourbillon perpeutal calendar wristwatch with retrograde date and leap year indicator

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

Estimate
HK$320,000 - 480,000 

Sold for HK$362,500

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