Breguet launched the new CLASSIQUE 7147 classic watch series at the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery Show 2017. While following Breguet’s classic style, it also strives to innovate. The new model retains the overall structure of 7147 last year, only a new round of improvements to the dial material, the use of large fire enamel, highlighting the classic pure style of the watch.
The new Classic Series 7147 watch combines all the iconic elements of Breguet since its establishment in 1775. It is a model that perfectly interprets the essence of the brand with its unique aesthetic design and ingenious fusion of classics and traditions. .
Breguet CLASSIQUE 7147
The Breguet independent number and invisible signature on the dial provide a basis for watch lovers and collectors to trace their provenance and orthodox bloodlines. The unique production number witnesses the watchmaking craftsmanship and painstaking efforts passed down from generation to generation and can be passed on to future generations. In 1783, A.-L. Breguet, the founder of Breguet, created the classic needlepoint hollow-out pointer, and it has continued to this day to become one of Breguet’s classic icons. The exquisite and elegant white big fire enamel dial is carefully decorated with the ‘Bouquet Number’ time scale created by Mr. Breguet in the same year. The minute scale is inlaid with stars, and each five minutes scale has a unique lily shape, unique and elegant. In addition, the frame is also decorated with a low-key and subtle coin pattern, which contrasts with the simple and elegant dial.
Follow the tradition
The Breguet classic CLASSIQUE 7147 watch, while inheriting the classics, adds the element of big fire enamel. The enamel decorative art has a long history, but it was not widely used in watchmaking until the Renaissance. Breguet still adheres to traditional techniques. Therefore, this craftsmanship is presented in many historical models of Breguet.
Breguet CLASSIQUE 7147
The Daming fire enamel process is extremely complicated: it is a colorless glassy material made by mixing silicic acid, borax, saltpeter and lead Dan, and then adding metal oxide toning to ensure that the enamel is bright and lasting; Wet treatment, made into glaze slurry, carefully coated layer by layer on the metal matrix, and baked in the kiln at a high temperature above 800 ° C. Repeat this many times until the dial appears shiny white. The Breguet Arabic numerals engraved on the dial are delicate, clear and easy to understand, which perfectly interprets Breguet’s rigorous and fine watchmaking tradition and reproduces the classic beauty of the brand’s early works. The hour and minute hands adopt the classic blue-steel Breguet skeletonized hands, echoing the seconds hand on the small 5 o’clock dial. Through the sapphire crystal back, the sophisticated movement is fully revealed. The movement is decorated with exquisite ‘Geneva ripples’ and ‘Paris studs’, showing the elegant style of the Classique 7147 watch. The new Breguet Classic Series 7147 is available in rose and white gold. It is equipped with a 502.3SD movement, equipped with a silicon balance spring, a flip-in embedded lever escapement, and a silicon escapement. . The light weight and excellent antimagnetic properties of silicon make the performance of the Classique 7147 watch even more reliable.