Classique Double Tourbillons: Lunar New Year 2024 Edition - WATCHESPEDIA

Classique Double Tourbillons: Lunar New Year 2024 Edition

Breguet pays tribute to the emblematic Year of the Dragon with the unveiling of two new watches created in highest standards by its in-house expertise. 

Classique Double Tourbillon Dragon - 5345 Limited edition


Technical skills meet savoir faire


To counter the effects of gravity on the watch movements’ regularity, Abraham-Louis Breguet launched the tourbillon on 26 June 1801 and this horological invention has been a ceaseless source of fascination ever since. 


This mechanism is brought to life by 749-component Calibre 588N1, a hand-wound movement with a 60-hour power reserve and a 2.5 Hz frequency.


Classique Double


A timepiece with many details


Today, the brand is highlighting a version in which a dragon twirls between the two tourbillons. The entirely hand-engraved gold dragon secured to the two barrel bridges is depicted clutching a pearl made of mother-of-pearl in its talons. 


Legend has it that this pearl possesses the sacred essence that gives the dragon its power. It is also said to represent sagacity. The creature symbolizes the emperor as being one who rules his empire with wisdom. 

 

The rhodium-plated gold rotating plate is hand-guilloché with a fan motif. The gold bridge below the main plate features an anthracite galvanic treatment and guilloché-work with a Clous de Paris hobnail motif. 


Moreover, Breguet offers each client a one-of-a-kind timepiece, as the dragon's shape and color can be personalized as desired. 


The color of the Roman numerals, the hands, and the strap can also be chosen from a range of Breguet designs.

 

Classique Dragon - 7145 limited edition


A highly refined mechanism


Caliber 502.3 beats inside a 40 mm-diameter rose gold case which is one of Breguet’s thinnest at just 2.40 mm thick. The 162 components of this self-winding movement endow the timepiece with a 45-hour power reserve. It is equipped with a balanced spring and pallet-lever in silicon.

 

Classique Double


Dial adorned with artistic crafts


The full range of skills cultivated by Breguet's craftspeople is visible in this new creation. Firstly, the crimson red dial featuring different shades between the chapter ring and the center is produced using a technique rarely exercised today: Grand Feu enameling. 

 

The dragon standing proudly on the dial is an entirely hand-engraved rose gold applique. The fantasy creature with its majestic posture keeps a constantly watchful eye on its pearl, made of natural white mother-of-pearl. 


The Roman numerals, minutes track and clouds are in a golden powder-pink hue. The chapter ring is punctuated by 12 discreet round gold hour markers. Finally, the time is indicated by Breguet's signature open-tipped hands. 

 

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