Breguet recently launched the “Classic5717HoraMundi” time series watch “Beijing Time”. The “BEIJING” (Beijing) is highlighted with red Latin letters in the city logo on the watch’s 24 time zone dial. . The ‘Beijing Time’ commemorative model is specially made for mainland China. It only needs to set and store the ‘BEIJING’ time in advance through the 8-point crown of the watch, whether it is necessary to know the domestic time when traveling abroad, or after returning to China Switch the local time, touch the 8 o’clock crown, the watch can instantly jump to Beijing time, the date at 12 o’clock on the dial and the day and night display at 4 o’clock also synchronized to the corresponding position.
Of all Breguet’s watch collections, the Classiques collection is the most direct reflection of the brand’s traditional values and superb watchmaking skills. This series is the perfect heritage of Breguet’s more than 200 years of history. Their iconic features have influenced the history of fine watchmaking. . Breguet first introduced the Classique 5717 HoraMundi time zone watch at the Baselworld 2011, demonstrating the essence of Breguet’s classic collection. This watch is made of precious materials: 18K rose gold or 950 platinum. Choose from 3 dials: North and South America, Eurasia, or Asia and Oceania-the sub-meters represent one side of the world, a total of 6 models. This watch uses the blue steel Breguet hand located in the center of the dial to indicate the hour, minute and second of the current time zone. The date display frame at 12 o’clock can simultaneously display the date readings for 3 days. A miniature retrograde pointer with a ring hidden under the dial can instantly frame the current date reading and slide slowly in a 24-hour cycle. After the date passes through the date window from left to right, the retrograde pointer with a ring will jump to the left of the window by itself, and continue to accompany the start and end of the new day at the same pace.
The Breguet team designed, developed and perfected this complex watch over three years. The most representative innovation of this watch is its instant jump time zone display system, which can simultaneously display the date, day / night and city indication. This is undoubtedly the world’s first for a mechanical watch. This feature makes it easy for travelers to read the time in two pre-selected time zones, and with the press of a button, they can instantly switch from one time zone to another without disturbing the time. The stop-second system can ensure that the time is accurately moved during the setting process, and changing the time zone will not affect the time. It also synchronizes the date and day / night indication through the ‘tracking’ calendar system. The newly launched ‘Classic5717HoraMundi’ time series watch ‘Beijing Time’ commemorative model by adding and highlighting ‘BEIJING’ (Beijing) in the representative city of the bezel 24 time zones, to give Chinese watch lovers or frequent trips to China Bring more surprises and convenience.
China has a civilization history of more than five thousand years. Many great inventions, including the four major inventions, have profoundly affected the history of human civilization. Breguet is also known for innovation and invention in its brand history of more than 200 years, and has left an indelible mark in the history of modern watchmaking and even the history of modern European civilization. The introduction of the Breguet Classique5717HoraMundi time series watch ‘Beijing Time’ is not only to better meet the needs of Chinese watch lovers, but also to pay tribute to China’s long history and culture and great innovative spirit.
Ref.5717BR / US / 9ZU
Case: Round, cast in 18K rose gold, with delicate coin patterns on the side of the case. The case back is carved by hand with an engraving machine and matched with sapphire glass. 43 mm in diameter. Round ears are welded to the case and reinforced with bolt pins. At 3 o’clock the crown is bolted. The 8 o’clock position is a push-button crown. Water-resistant to 3 Pa (30 meters).
Dial: 18K gold engraved with American Continental motifs, engraved with wavy patterns by hand engraving, and covered with translucent lacquer. Day / night indication on 18k yellow gold with silver plating and hand engraving. With independent number and Breguet signature. Dial with Roman numerals. 6 o’clock is the city display. 12 o’clock is the calendar window. Breguet blued-steel hands with needle-pointed strands.
Movement: self-winding, with an independent number and a Breguet signature. Instant time zone jump with synchronized date, day / night and city indications. Cal.77F0 is a movement equipped with functions based on 777. 12 calibers, 43 jewel bearings. 55-hour power reserve. Hand-engraved 18K gold oscillating weight. Silicone straight fork escapement. Silicon balance spring. On the balance wheel, there are 4 adjusting screws. 4 Hz frequency. Adjusted in 6 positions.
Strap: brown alligator leather strap.
This model is equipped with both European and Asian dials, and the Asian, American and European models are made of 950 platinum.
Limited to mainland China.