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Breguet - Tradition 7057 - New versions

Breguet Tradition 7057 - New versions

Breguet: A never-ending quest for technical innovation

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As traditional as it is innovative, Breguet's Tradition is a visionary model that has now entered the very exclusive circle of iconic Fine Watchmaking creations. Three new versions of this timepiece, which has a 40 mm-diameter case middle, are being introduced in 2011. One has an 18-carat red gold case and a 507DR calibre with red gold-plated finish, the other two have an 18-carat white gold or red gold case housing a movement with a matt grey NAC finish. This type of surface treatment deposits a charcoal-grey alloy of precious metals from the platinum family by electroplating. Each of these three versions highlights in its own way – whether ultra-modern or more tradition – the technical architecture of this masterpiece of micromechanics; in fact, its construction is unique, as the arrangement on both sides of the central plate shows off almost all of the components – bridges, gears, escapement and the famous “old fashioned” pare-chute shock absorber in hand-bevelled steel.

 

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TRADITION 

SPECIFICATIONS OF THE WATCH

REF. 7057BR/G9/9W6 

 

Case round, in 18-carat red gold with finely fluted caseband.  Sapphire-crystal caseback. Rounded lugs welded to the case, with screw pins securing the strap. 40mm diameter. Water-resistant to 3 bar (30 meters).

Dial black in gold hand-engraved on a rose engine, off-centred at 12 o'clock. Individually numbered and signed Breguet. Chapter ring with Roman numerals. Open-tipped Breguet hands in sandblasted steel. 

Movement hand-wound, coated with an anthracite grey alloy of platinum-related metals (NAC). Power-reserve indication engraved on the front and back of the movement. Numbered and signed Breguet. Cal. 507DR. 14 ½ lines. 34 jewels. 50-hour power reserve. Swiss straight-line lever escapement. Breguet balance-wheel with 4 regulating screws. Breguet overcoil balance-spring. 3Hz frequency. Adjusted in 5 positions.  

Strap in alligator leather. 

Also available in red gold with red gold-plated movement (Ref: 7057BR/R9/9W6) and in white gold with NAC movement

 

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Tradition in white gold with NAC movement © Breguet

 

 

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