Breguet takes you on a journey with its new interpretation of the Hora Mundi timepiece, as a part of the Marine assortment. The watch encapsulates each technical excellence and aesthetic brilliance, making travelling throughout time zones easy. The timepiece, which took three years to develop and earned 4 patents, immediately caught the world’s consideration upon its launch, due to its instant-change dual-time show with reminiscence perform.
The timepiece permits for the number of a main metropolis’s time and date. As soon as a second metropolis is ready, the watch mechanism does the maths, utilizing a wise system of cams, hammers, and an built-in differential. One push of the pusher permits the wearer to traverse time zones with out compromising the watch’s accuracy.
The dial presents an intriguing portrayal of the world on one’s wrist with a layered play of supplies. The primary gold base options hand-guilloché waves softly brushing towards the continents. The sunburst dial base wearing deep blue, dances with the wave motifs, maybe aided by the depiction of the continents: a sapphire plate full with metallised meridians, horizontally satin-brushed continents, and coastlines delicately outlined in metallic turquoise. An outer flange helps the varied parts on the dial, leading to a multi-dimensional look that takes a number of weeks to good.
Detailing is vital for Breguet. The timepiece ensures readability whereas bestowing every function with a singular aesthetic. Luminescent materials illuminates the hour and minute fingers and the hour markers, promising legibility even in the dead of night. The Solar and Moon positioned at 4 o’clock are hand-hammered to render a particularly lifelike outcome, with the solar in radiant rose gold and the moon in a mystifying gray rhodium plating. A retrograde hand meticulously positioned beneath the aperture dial at 12 o’clock, gracefully encircles the date of every day.
The timepiece boasts a singular motion, housing Calibre 77F1 inside a 43.9 mm-diameter case, accessible in white or rose gold. The stability oscillates at a frequency of 4 Hz. The motion, fabricated from silicon, is proof against corrosion and put on, and proof against magnetic fields. Calibre 77F1 comes geared up with patented further modules for the twin time-zone mechanism, the second time-zone show, the programmable and reprogrammable mechanical reminiscence wheel, and the pointer-type day/night time show.
The traditional watchmaking end, brouillage, offers a matte but shiny impact, facilitating straightforward studying. The corresponding cities of the totally different time zones are indicated at 6 o’clock, and a metallised anchor above the window helps decide town for the present time reference. Components of this distinctive mechanism with a 55-hour energy reserve will be admired by means of the sapphire caseback, elegantly embellished with Côtes de Genève, guilloché, and snailed ending. Ready to circle the globe, the brand new Marine Hora Mundi is accessible with a leather-based strap, a rubber strap, or a gold bracelet.
Breguet’s future intertwined with the French Navy in 1814 when Abraham-Louis Breguet turned a member of the Bureau des Longitudes by royal decree. King Louis XVIII honoured Breguet with the distinguished title of Watchmaker to the Royal Navy. The Marine line, with its elegant but sporty look, is among the model’s emblematic collections, persevering with this custom.