The back of this watch shows a view of the movement of the foundation plate that has some magnificent engravings of the night sky complete with all the ground. The image makes it look like our world sits right alongside some type of nebula made up of watch equipment. Breguet can create that back plate bigger to seem to take up the majority of the case in the 5347 as the plate takes up most of the situation back together with the gears themselves consuming less space in the middle. The backplate is larger so that the movement does not seem small on the giant 5349 case. It is not even likely that showing the gears there is necessary, but that can be done for aesthetic reasons to further imply the mechanical nature of the ultra-status item.Breguet really presented three brand new “on-order” Breguet Double Tourbillon watches for 2016, and each of them focuses on a hand-operated guilloche machine-engraved dial. The dials, after being machined for texture – are then enamel painted for an extra color. This Breguet Double Tourbillon 5349 has blue tooth within the dial, making for a lovely contrast, as blue always goes well with platinum and diamonds. In addition, this is, in my most humble of opinions, a visual improvement to the all-diamond-set dial of at least one preceding 5349 model.For comparison attraction, in this article you’ll see both the Breguet 5347 along with the bigger Breguet Double Tourbillon 5349 in my wrist. Though the 5347 makes for a stately, albeit comfy daily double tourbillon wearing experience, the Breguet Dual Tourbillon 5349 is exactly what you want in your wrist when assembling the generals. In addition to being 50mm broad, with large lugs, the case is 18.65mm thick – which is not that terrible, really. On the fitted alligator strap using diamond-set Breguet folding buckle, then the Breguet Double Tourbillon 5349 can sit snugly against your wrist. You simply have to be familiar with lugs that might stick out past the borders of your wrist. I’d be willing to bargain with that size problem to experience the ongoing majesty of wearing a wristwatch that apparently does the impossible by speaking louder than me despite lacking a mouth of any sort.
Now bigger and better than before, the Breguet boutique recently reopened in another location inside Marina Bay Sands, the casino and resort complex by Singapore’s financial district.
Almost 1500 square feet, the store is clad in Breguet’s redesigned interior decor, the second in Asia to sport the new look. But not everything inside is new: taking pride of place in the front corner is a rose engine from 1905, the type of machine used to create traditional guilloche on watch dials.
Similarly, while the store carries the full range of contemporary Breguet timepieces, including prototypes of new launches from Baselworld 2017 like the Tradition Dame 7038, a half dozen strong historical collection is also on hand for the opening.
On display till the middle of June, the historical collection includes pocket watch no. 2592, a quarter repeater made for the Turkish market in 1817 decorated in vivid red enamel with Eastern Arabic numerals on its dial.
Also notable is montre a tact from 1799. Covered brilliant blue enamel, the “tactful watch” indicates the time with a diamond-set arrow on its outside, allowing the owner to feel the time inside his pocket so as not to offend his guests by taking out his watch.
The Breguet boutique is located at:
#B2-236 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
2 Bayfront Avenue
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