Because the yr involves an in depth, watch manufacturers jumpstart 2023 with their extra romantic Valentine’s Day proposals. Proper on time, Breguet unveils the 28-piece Classique Part de Lune 9085, a dainty 30mm white gold mannequin adorned with a white mother-of-pearl dial, rubies and a diamond-set case. Nonetheless a quintessential Breguet creation, the watch comes with the model’s new interchangeable strap system.
Famend for its pure, refined strains, the Classique assortment launched its first Part de Lune mannequin in 2016, with ref. 9088. The most recent Valentine’s Day mannequin is housed in a 30mm 18k white gold case with a thickness of 9.85mm and has 66 brilliant-cut diamonds set on the bezel and lugs. Displaying its heritage, the white gold caseband is adorned with the traditional fluting of Breguet watches that includes one of many ‘unmistakable indicators’ of Breguet’s watches.
Engine-turned dials are one other signature Breguet trait. Famend for its pure iridescence, mother-of-pearl can also be notoriously brittle and delicate to work. Utilizing historic rose lathes, Breguet’s craftsmen engraved the dial’s central half with a refined Clous de Paris guilloché sample. An oval-shaped recessed cartouche at midday bears Breguet’s signature and the distinctive manufacturing quantity assigned to the watch. A cut-out space within the decrease half of the dial reveals the moon part counter with its hand-hammered white gold moon surrounded by a midnight blue lacquered star dotted with white gold stars.
The white mother-of-pearl chapter ring is clean with traditional black Breguet Arabic numerals (odd numbers) and rubies marking the even numbers. The minutes monitor is picked out with black dots, and the periphery of the chapter ring, just like the central perimeter, is delineated with Sauté Piqué guillochage. Naturally, the hour and minute arms are conventional open-tipped blued metal arms, a Home signature, accompanied by a shorter blued metal hand for the small seconds built-in into the moon part counter.
Powered by calibre 537L with 231 parts, the rhodium-plated automated motion has a gold rotor with a hand-engraved guilloché barleycorn sample and Côtes de Genève motifs on the bridges. Oscillating at a frequency of three.5Hz, the motion delivers a 45-hour energy reserve.
Worth & Availability
On the reverse aspect, you may as well recognize the brand new fast interchangeable strap system that enables tool-free switching between the shiny crimson alligator and pearly white alligator straps equipped within the particular Valentine’s Day reward field. The Breguet Classique Part de Lune 9085 is proscribed to twenty-eight items and retails for CHF 33,800 (incl. tax) / EUR 36,900 (incl. tax). For extra info, please go to Breguet.com.