Watches

BREGUET HANDS

Esquire (Singapore) - - Style -

Pos­si­bly the most es­teemed watch­maker of all time, AL Breguet didn’t just in­vent a whole lot of stuff; he de­fined the horo­log­i­cal zeit­geist. He made his watches with thin straight hands marked by a ring near the tip that are nearly al­ways flame-blued. So ar­che­typal of lux­ury watch­mak­ing are these Breguet-style hands (also called pomme hands) that over the years other firms have come to use them as well.

Breguet Clas­sique 5177BBB 38mm in 18-carat white gold on a black al­li­ga­tor leather strap.

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