A Touch Of Class

Robb Report Singapore - - Time - CE­LINE YAP

With grace and time­less­ness, Breguet Clas­sique show­cases the best of this great man­u­fac­ture’s watch­mak­ing tra­di­tion and know-how.

For a watch that was in­tro­duced in the 1970s, Breguet Clas­sique has none of the typ­i­cal overt style and loud fea­tures of its con­tem­po­raries. Rather, its aes­thet­ics is best de­scribed as low key, time­less and maybe even quite se­ri­ous. This ele­gant wrist­watch is of­ten re­garded as the one that is quintessen­tially Breguet – and for good rea­son. It has a sim­ple round case beau­ti­fully fluted around the sides and is ac­com­pa­nied by flame­blued pomme hands, which are also known as Breguet-style hands.

The Clas­sique also typ­i­cally comes with elab­o­rately styled di­als, of­ten dec­o­rated with tra­di­tional han­dap­plied guil­loche made using rose en­gine lathes, although on oc­ca­sion Breguet has re­leased Clas­sique mod­els with enamel di­als. Fi­nally, the man­u­fac­ture has been known to adorn Clas­sique as fre­quently with Ro­man nu­mer­als as it does with Breguet-style nu­mer­als. And these are just some of the rea­sons why Clas­sique is

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