Marine by Breguet, an outstanding collection

Marine by Breguet
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Marine by Breguet ticks to the rhythm of the ocean swell and the light currents of the trade winds: a combination of a timeless aesthetic and technical performance in Breguet’s time-honoured tradition. Now Breguet offers the Marine 5517, the Chronographe 5527, and the Alarme Musicale 5547 in rose or white gold with matching gold bracelets.

Marine by Breguet

The Marine collection is firmly rooted in the fundamentals of Breguet’s heritage. Back in the late eighteenth century, Abraham-Louis Breguet, the father of modern clock and watchmaking, determined the essentials in the art of fashioning timepieces: reliability and legibility. His many technical innovations, among them the tourbillon, were designed to optimise chronometry and its applications. Just as crucially, an uncluttered aesthetic ensures the pieces are also easy to read.

Marine by Breguet

In 1815, King Louis XVIII of France recognized the exceptional qualities of Breguet’s work, appointing him Chronometer-maker to the French royal navy. From that point on, the success of the royal expeditions was in part dependent on the reliability of his naval clocks – both a great honourand a heavy responsibility. In 1840, for example, a Breguet instrument was the first timepiece to reach the Antarctic, with the Jules Dumont d’Urville expedition. The links between the House of Breguet and the maritime world are as tangible as they have always been.

Marine by Breguet

Marine 5517, Marine Chronographe 5527, Marine Alarme Musicale 5547

Perfectly placed on its clean, simple three-hand display, the Marine 5517 features a date window. The Marine Chronographe 5527, on the other hand, measures short time intervals. Finally, the Marine Alarme Musicale 5547 features an alarm complication, as well as displaying the date and time for a second time zone. Each watch is available in three materials: titanium, rose gold, and white gold. The titanium model features an elegantly understated sunburst slate-gray dial in gold. The rose gold and white gold cases feature a gold dial engine-turned by hand with an original wave design.

Marine by Breguet

Gold Bracelets

For 2020, Breguet is offering the Marine collection with matching gold straps for a sportier look – rose gold for versions with a silver dial and white gold for those with a blue dial. The first link, which is attached directly – integrated – to the case, continues the smooth lines of the Marine to the wrist, offering superior comfort for the wearer. Echoing the contrasting gold on the case, the links alternate between polished and glossy facets – a finishing touch of the highest precision, requiring the greatest delicacy.

Marine by Breguet

A Maritime Aesthetic

The sculpted lugs accentuate the roundness of the case on the Marine models. The fluted case flanks evoke Breguet creations of times gone by. The artisan watchmaker’s skill heightens the dial’s legibility, whilst the bright polished finish of the Breguet moon-tipped hands makes reading the time all but effortless. For nighttime use, the tip of each hand features a luminescent material, as do the five-minute markers above the Roman numerals. For its Marine collection, Breguet has created an engine-turning pattern inspired by the crests of the waves, executed by hand on the versions in gold.

Marine by Breguet

Countless details from the Marine 5517, Marine Chronographe 5527, and Marine Alarme Musicale 5547 pay homage to the nautical world. On the caliber bridges, the côtes de Genève pattern engine-turned by hand calls to mind a ship’s deck boards. The tip of the second hand forms a “B,” which stands for the “Bravo” of maritime parlance, or for Breguet. A ship’s wheel design features on the rotor.

Marine by Breguet

With Marine from Breguet, the elegance of adventure lends inspiration to the explorers of today.

About Breguet

The House of Breguet, founded in 1775, is the epitome of excellence in watchmaking and forms part of the European cultural heritage. Its creations have been owned by some of the greatest figures in history. The famous Breguet archives house the details of every watch sold since the end of the eighteenth century. Today, the artisans at the House of Breguet continue to make unique works of art that bear witness to the brand’s rich history. Right from the start, Breguet forged close links with the world of navigation and astronomy. The House of Breguet is proud to offer exceptional models such as the Grand Complication Marine Tourbillon Équation Marchante 5887.

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Marine by Breguet Technical Specifications

BREGUET MARINE 5517

Breguet Marine 5517

REF. 5517BB/Y2/BZ0

Case

  • Case in 18-carat white gold with fluted caseband. Sapphire-crystal caseback.
  • Diameter 40 millimetres.
  • Thickness 11.50 millimetres.
  • Water-resistant to 10 bar (100 meters).

Dial

  • Blue dial in gold, engine-turned.
  • Individually numbered and signed Breguet.
  • Hours chapter with Roman numerals and luminescent dots.
  • Faceted Breguet moon-tipped hands in gold with luminescent material.
  • Central second hand inspired by maritime codes.
  • Date at 3 o’clock.

Movement

  • Mechanical self-winding movement, calibre 777A.
  • 179 components.
  • 15 lignes.
  • 26 jewels.
  • Numbered and signed Breguet.
  • 55-hour power reserve.
  • Inverted in-line lever escapement with silicon horns.
  • Frequency 4 hertz.
  • Silicon balance spring.

Bracelet in 18-carat white gold.

Also available in rose gold on a rose gold bracelet: Reference 5517BR/12/RZ0

BREGUET MARINE CHRONOGRAPHE 5527

Breguet Marine Chronographe 5527

REF. 5527BB/Y2/BW0

Case

  • Case in 18-carat white gold with fluted caseband.
  • Sapphire-crystal caseback.
  • Diameter 42.3 millimetres.
  • Thickness 13.85 millimetres.
  • Water-resistant to 10 bar (100 meters).

Dial

  • Blue dial in gold, engine-turned.
  • Individually numbered and signed Breguet.
  • Hours chapter with Roman numerals and luminescent dots.
  • Minute counter at 3 o’clock, hours at 6 o’clock, and small seconds at 9 o’clock.
  • Date window between 4 and 5 o’clock.
  • Faceted Breguet moon-tipped hands in gold with luminescent material.
  • Central chronograph hand inspired by maritime codes.

Movement

  • Mechanical self-winding movement, calibre 582QA.
  • 346 components.
  • 13½ lignes.
  • 28 jewels.
  • Numbered and signed Breguet.
  • 48-hour power reserve.
  • Inverted in-line lever escapement with silicon horns.
  • Frequency 4 hertz.
  • Silicon balance spring.

Bracelet in 18-carat white gold.

Also available in rose gold on a rose gold bracelet: Reference 5527BR/12/RW0

 

BREGUET MARINE ALARME MUSICALE 5547

Breguet Marine Alarme Musicale 5547

REF. 5547BB/Y2/BZ0

Case

  • Case in 18-carat white gold with fluted caseband.
  • Sapphire-crystal caseback.
  • Diameter 40 millimetres.
  • Thickness 13.05 millimetres.
  • Water-resistant to 5 bar (50 meters).

Dial

  • Blue dial in gold, engine-turned.
  • Individually numbered and signed Breguet.
  • Hours chapter with Roman numerals and luminescent dots.
  • Alarm subdial at 3 o’clock and time-zone display at 9 o’clock.
  • Alarm-activation window at 12 o’clock, and a date window at 6 o’clock.
  • Striking mechanism power reserve indicated between 9 and 12 o’clock.
  • Faceted Breguet moon-tipped hands in gold with luminescent material.
  • Central second hand inspired by maritime codes.

Movement

  • Mechanical self-winding movement, calibre 519F/1.
  • 376 components.
  • 12 lignes.
  • 36 jewels.
  • Numbered and signed Breguet.
  • 45-hour power reserve.
  • Inverted silicon in-line lever escapement.
  • Frequency 4 hertz.
  • Silicon balance spring.

Bracelet in 18-carat white gold.

Also available in rose gold on a rose gold bracelet: Reference 5547BR/12/RZ0

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