When talking about Breguet’s classic series of watches, I often think of a thin case with a simple Paris studded dial and blue steel Breguet hands. The gentleman is elegant and easy to read at a glance, which is very suitable for men. Formal wear. Today, the watch home brings you a Breguet classic series 5717 Hora Mundi men’s watch, the official model: 5717PT / AS / 9ZU.
This 5717 Hora Mundi watch is available in rose gold and platinum, each of which has 3 models, the difference is that the dials are different, including the North and South American pattern dial styles, the European and African dial pattern styles and the Asian and Pacific dial pattern styles. .
43 mm 950 platinum case
This watch features a dial pattern in Asia and the Pacific, with a 43 mm diameter 950 platinum case and a thickness of 13.55 mm. It took the Breguet team three years to complete this first mechanical watch with an instant jump time zone display. 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 gear-shaped crown made of platinum has a simple and exquisite shape, which makes the slim case more elegant. The top of the polished crown is embossed with the Breguet brand logo, which shows the distinguished brand identity.
Black alligator strap
Black alligator leather strap with neat and beautiful texture and black stitching for fine workmanship. With a platinum folding clasp, the hollow Breguet logo is even more elegant.
Side coin pattern decoration
The round bezel is polished and polished, exuding the faint luster unique to platinum, noble and elegant. The slender side of the case is decorated with Breguet’s consistent and classic coin pattern, which fully shows the brand’s style and grasp of watch details.
8 o’clock time zone jump button
The most representative of this watch is its instant jump time zone display system, which can simultaneously display the date, day / night and city indication. This feature can support pre-selecting two cities in the 24 time zone cities list that need to display the local time. By pressing the button at the 8 o’clock position, an instant jump is triggered, and the switching between the two time zones is completed instantly.
Welded rounded lugs
Breguet’s classic-style welded rounded lugs are small and exquisite. Fine polishing reveals the luster of platinum. It is comfortable to wear and fastens the strap with screws.
Dial Asian and Pacific motifs
The exquisite dial is engraved with Asian and Pacific motifs in 18k gold, wavy, and covered with translucent lacquer. The date display window is arranged at the 12 o’clock position of the dial, and adopts a unique drag-and-drop calendar display design. After the date of the day appears from the left side of the window, this ring will frame the date and follow the entire day. The date moves until the date disappears from the right side of the date window, making it easier to read the calendar. The edges between the dials of the different sections are outlined in a prismatic pattern with distinct layers. Combined with the Breguet blue-steel hands with hollowed-out ‘moon-shaped’ needle tips, time can be displayed clearly and quickly.
Day / night display at 4 o’clock
The day / night display at 4 o’clock shows that the sky is made of lapis lazuli containing pyrite, which looks like tiny gold spots to express the stars. The sun and moon are made of pure gold: the sun is made of gold, while the moon is made of rhodium-plated gold. The cover used to express the cloud and engraved with the Breguet name and serial number is also made of silver-plated 18K gold and is carved by hand. The watch can synchronize the date and day / night indication through the ‘tracking’ calendar system, which brings surprising convenience to travelers who frequently travel between the two places.
Time zone selection
Time zone selection ‘BEIJING’ is engraved in red, and ‘Red Beijing’ is only available in mainland China.
Breguet Cal.77F0 automatic movement
The bottom case is made of a whole piece of sapphire crystal, and the exquisite movement can be seen at a glance. This watch is equipped with a Cal.77F0 self-winding movement with a frequency of 4 Hz, which provides a power reserve of about 55 hours. The movement is equipped with a silicon linear fork lever escapement and a silicon balance spring, which is adjusted in 6 directions. This movement is based on Cal.777, and new modules have been added. The dual time zone device, the main hand shows the time zone on demand, the internal time zone mechanical memory wheel, and the drag pointer display calendar device have all applied for patents.
Summary: Breguet’s classic collection is the collection that best reflects Breguet’s exquisite watchmaking skills, and is a perfect heritage of Breguet’s more than 200 years of history. And this Classique 5717 Hora Mundi watch launched at the Basel 2011 exhibition, which took three years to build, will undoubtedly show the essence of Breguet. Its three different dials and the ‘Red Beijing’ design are also highly collectible.