The eponymous watch brand launched in Paris in 1775 by Abraham-Louis Breguet and run by the Brown family for a century ( 1870-1970 ) turned its attention to watches designed especially for pilots in the 1950s. The first model of the steel chronograph designed for aeronautics was bought...

The Houses of Breguet and Bugatti recently gathered in Tokyo for an exclusive cocktail event. On this occasion, VIP clients, journalists as well as watchmaking and automobile aficionados attended a private presentation on the history that unites both brands.One of the evening’s highlights was, without...

Introducing the Breguet Type XXI 3817 The history of Breguet is intrinsically linked to that of aviation. We know all about the fabulous timekeeping inventions by Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823) but his great-great grandson, Louis Charles Breguet (1880-1955), also made a huge contribution to technological advances in...

Introducing the Breguet Classique Hora Mundi 5727 Breguet unveiled the Hora Mundi 5717 in 2011 with its hand-engraved map of America, Europe, Africa or Asia and Oceania on the dial. The brand has released a more classical but equally stunning version of the model for 2016. It’s...

There’s a Chinese proverb that says, “The multitude of stars supports the moon.” The stars have been plucked from the sky for the Classique Phase de Lune Dame 9088 and set on its pristine dial by the Vallée de Joux watchmaker. Little stars glitter from...

The marine chronometer was an essential piece of kit on ships in the 18th and 20th centuries. Its accuracy enabled it to determine longitude and therefore calculate the ship’s position. Appointed to the prestigious post of Royal Navy Watchmaker in 1815 by Louis XVIII, Abraham-Louis...