Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde 7097
This 2015 Pre-Basel Release pays tribute to the “souscription” and “tact” watches made by Abraham-Louis Breguet in the late 18th century.
Case: 40mm white or pink gold with fluted caseband and sapphire caseback.
Movement: Automatic Caliber 505SR1; inverted straight-line lever escapement with silicon horns, silicon Breguet overcoil balance-spring; 50-hour power reserve.
Dial: Hand-guilloché silvered 18-karat gold offset dial at 12 o’clock; Breguet “open-tipped” blued steel hand; retrograde small seconds at 10 o’clock.
Why Buy? Its mechanism reveals the bridges, wheels, escapement, barrel and various other parts that are normally placed beneath the plate.
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