Watchmaking History since 1775
Breguet evokes a genuine fascination through its capacity for innovation. Its inventions have left an indelible imprint on watchmaking history and the developments currently being achieved within the Manufacture make Breguet an undeniable reference in its field.
This philosophy is entirely in tune with my vision of fine watchmaking: its ability to push the boundaries of horological construction, blending aesthetics with mechanical constraints, makes it a full-fledged art in its own right.
Breguet is not only a brand embodying watchmaking excellence, but also a part of our cultural heritage, brimming with history and emotions. – Marc. A. Hayek
From September 19, 2015 to January 10, 2016, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco welcomes “Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking,” the largest exhibition of Breguet antique timepieces ever to be shown in the Americas. On view within the splendid setting of the California Palace at the Legion of Honor, it showcases the exceptional […]
Previewed at Baselworld 2013, Breguet’s Classique Tourbillon extra-plat automatique returns to the stage nobly dressed in platinum. Its looks are matched by ingenuity, for this extra-thin watch houses one of the more spectacular horological inventions – an off-centred tourbillon of which the lightened titanium carriage carries a Breguet balance with a silicon balance spring, as […]
Among the timepieces Breguet produces, those in the Reine de Naples collection have always been noted for lapsing into poetry. This impression is no doubt due to the unique shape of the case, which symbolises the origin of life, but it could also be because it is a collection in which each highly complicated watch […]
Breguet marked its presence at the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo as a major private sponsor of the conservation of Hougoumont Farm. One of the last authentic testimonies to the battle, Hougoumont seeks to work toward peace and stability in Europe. The inauguration of this important piece of history . . .