Breguet Classique Le Reveil du Tsar

Breguet, a prestigious brand with a rich history dating back to 1775, has an important place in the history of watchmaking. Abraham-Louis Breguet founded the brand, which has been at the forefront of horological innovation and pioneering breakthroughs like the Tourbillon complication and the use of striking mechanisms in timepieces. The Breguet Classique Le Reveil du Tsar presented here, is a continuation of this rich tradition, demonstrating the brand’s continuous devotion to excellence, precision, and timeless design.

At the heart of the Breguet Classique Le Reveil du Tsar lies a sophisticated and finely-tuned movement that exemplifies horological brilliance, and sets it apart in the world of haute horology. The movement’s sophisticated mechanism combines classic watchmaking knowledge with new innovation, resulting in remarkable timekeeping precision and reliability. You see, this timepiece features a wonderful alarm complication called Le Reveil (this loosely translates to ‘the awakening’) which adds a degree of practicality and complexity to this wristwatch. The Le Reveil complication exemplifies Breguet’s expertise of making intricate yet exquisite movements that go beyond mere timekeeping. The alarm function of the Le Reveil du Tsar is exceptionally intricate and precise. Instead of a standard vibrating mechanism, this timepiece utilizes a minute repeater-style gong system for the alarm. When the alarm is activated, a rapidly-moving hammer and gong produce a melodic chime that resonates with elegance and clarity, reminiscent of a minute repeater. The power reserve indicator, placed between 10 and 12 o’clock on the dial, monitors the amount of power stored specifically for the alarm, not the main barrel. When the alarm is triggered, the power reserve hand gently returns to 12 o’clock as the gong sounds, providing a captivating auditory and visual experience. The alarm is flawlessly integrated with the local time, eliminating any potential confusion when traveling. Furthermore, the timepiece incorporates a dual-tipped seconds hand, which counts out the seconds on a 30-second register at 6 o’clock, as well as a date window, adding yet another layer of complexity to its functionality.

This Breguet Classique Le Reveil du Tsar, with a catalogue price of €45.900,- and crafted from flawless 18k white gold, was technologically fully verified by our Rolex and Patek Philippe certified watchmakers, and we are pleased to report that the movement runs with a deviation of +001 seconds per day, with an amplitude of around 300 degrees; She will be sold with a one year warranty.

reference: 5707BB
case number: 11XX XX
year of production: ca. 2007
case diameter: 39mm
movement: self-winding, Breguet caliber 519F
box and papers: yes, incl. unworn, brown Breguet Alligator strap with 18kWG Breguet folding clasp.

Price: € 19.950,-