28 Dec '13, 8pm

Platinum Edition: Breguet Classique 5377 Tourbillon Extra Thin: Platinum meets titanium and silicon in the new...

Platinum Edition: Breguet Classique 5377 Tourbillon Extra Thin: Platinum meets titanium and silicon in the new...

Platinum meets titanium and silicon in the new Breguet 5377 automatic wristwatch. Inheritors of the tourbillon mantle and of classical watchmaking’s most famous surname, Swiss watchmaking firm Breguet is showing part of its BaselWorld 2014 hand ahead of even the SIHH 2014! Clearly, the Swatch Group-owned company believes in being first out of the gate. Collectors may recall this watch was shown as a pre-Basel 2013 piece so its presence in a platinum variation is perhaps unsurprising. Originally issued in rose gold, little has changed about the timepiece other than the platinum case, right down to the use of calibre 581DR and the welded lugs. This movement provides the arena for the aforementioned meeting between the three materials, with tourbillon carriage and balance wheel in titanium, balance spring and escapement in silicon and anti-magnetic steel; the rotor mass, set ...

Full article: http://www.luxury-insider.com/luxury-news/2013/12/platinu...

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