Entirely several years prior, the Breguet Marine assortment is the brand’s current recognition for A.L. Breguet’s time as Chronometer-producer to the French imperial naval force. No more deck clocks today except for rather a top of the line and contemporary games watch, offered in titanium, rose gold, or white gold. This year, the brand gives its nautical assortment a significantly sportier look, with coordinated gold bracelets – following last year’s titanium releases – for the Marine 5517 , the Marine Chronographe 5527 and the Marine Alarme Musicale 5547 .
Breguet and the sea
The Marine assortment is solidly established in the basics of Breguet’s legacy. Back in the late eighteenth century, Abraham-Louis Breguet, the father of current clock and watchmaking, decided the basics in the specialty of forming watches: dependability and legibility.
In 1815, King Louis XVIII of France perceived the remarkable characteristics of Breguet’s work and selected him Chronometer-creator to the French imperial naval force. Starting there on, the achievement of the imperial undertakings was to some degree subject to the dependability of his maritime tickers – both an amazing privilege and a weighty duty. In 1840, for instance, a Breguet instrument was the main watch to arrive at the Antarctic, with the Jules Dumont d’Urville expedition.
A present day nautical collection
The present day Breguet Marine is the brand’s sportiest assortment, close by the pilot’s Type XX/XXI watches. While there is no genuine requirement for marine chronometers today, the brand holds its association with the ocean and communicates it with this assortment – which has been around for quite a while. In 2018, Breguet presented its new interpretation of the Marine watch by totally reclassifying the case and the plan of this nautical timepiece.
Alongside the super complex Tourbillon Equation Marchante , the Marine assortment is accessible in three emphasess, the Marine 3-hand 5517, the Marine Chronographe 5527 and the Marine Alarme Musicale 5547. All offer a similar plan codes and shading plans, separated simply by the developments beating inside. This assortment is accessible in titanium with a dark sunburst dial, which has just been divulged on a coordinated metallic bracelet in 2019 . Presently it is the ideal opportunity for the rich rose and white gold variants, furnished with attractive guilloché dials, to get a sportier look.
Integrated gold bracelet
The genuine article this year is the expansion of an incorporated bracelet to the Marine gold watches, either in rose gold with a silver dial or in white gold with a blue dial. Other than that, there is no advancement in regards to the dial, the mechanics or the proportions.
Relying on the particular state of this advanced case, the principal connection of the bracelet is appended straightforwardly to the focal holder and follows the lines of this watch. The actual bracelet, with a 3-interface development, shows up amazingly professional. Above all else, it has profundity and differences, with brushed surfaces on top and cleaned inclines on the sides of the connections. The divisions lines between the various embellishments are slick and exact and the cleaned surfaces are finished with incredible consideration, offering wonderful reflections.
Another fascinating point about these bracelets is how they are collected. No side screws are utilized and all things considered, there is a more complex yet concealed system that permits, because of a screw on the rear of the focal connection, to get all the connections together. The bracelet is shut by a triple and hid collapsing catch. At last, because of essentially missing carries, the watches wear more modest than expected… despite the fact that the gold case and bracelet combination makes them very substantial on the wrist.
GuillochÉ dials and in-house calibres
In lieu of the plain dark dial found on the titanium release, the gold Marine watches are outfitted with one of Breguet’s trademark hand-guilloché dials. For this assortment, the brand made a particular nautical example that complements the Marine theme with waves straightforwardly engraved on the strong gold base dial. The dials likewise join Breguet’s moon-tipped hands, 5-minute markers and applied Roman numerals with radiant material. The tip of the seconds hand frames a ‘B’ that represents the ‘Bravo’ of oceanic speech, or for Breguet.
As you would anticipate from Breguet, inside the cases are in-house developments – a period and-date, a chronograph and a caution development – all furnished with current highlights like a silicon escapement and equilibrium spring. The developments have been brightened with an interesting sort of Geneva stripes that reviews the decking of a boat and a rotor planned like a boat’s wheel.
Price and availability
The new versions with rose or white gold bracelet of the Breguet Marine 5517, 5527 and 5547 will before long be accessible from shops and retail accomplices. The costs will be:
- 5517BB/Y2/BZ0 3-hand white gold – EUR 47,800
- 5517BR/12/RZ0 3-hand rose gold – EUR 47,800
- 5527BB/Y2/BW0 chronograph white gold – EUR 54,900
- 5527BR/12/RW0 chronograph rose gold – EUR 54,900
- 5547BB/Y2/BZ0 caution white gold – EUR 58,800
- 5547BR/12/RZ0 alert rose gold – EUR 58,800