Watches are the ultimate symbol of luxury, and if you have a fetish for watches, then you’re not new to the world of Breguet. Known for its exquisite timepieces that combine luxury and elegance, each timepiece is a masterpiece. Some are a work of art, while others are functional watches that add are an addition to your collection. To mark the date of the creation of the Tourbillon by Abraham-Louis Breguet, the brand unveiled its latest model — the New Tradition 7047 Tourbillon Waltz.
A brief history of the Tourbillon
The initial invention of the Tourbillon dates back to the 18th century; it was invented to overcome the lack of accuracy caused by the vertical position of pocket watches placed in gentlemen’s waistcoats or jackets. The challenge was taken up by Abraham-Louis Breguet on 26 June 1801, and ever since the watch is one that has been greatly appreciated.
The horological new Tradition 7047 Tourbillon Waltz is presented in a gorgeous blue hue and features a fusée-chain tourbillon mechanism. Keeping blue and slate as the central colour themes theme of the timepiece, various treatments have been used on all the components in order to achieve visual uniformity: the tourbillon carriage and the dial are covered with blue coatings, while the chain links are thermally turned blue. The watch’s off-centre gold dial is decorated with Clous de Paris guilloché, engraved Roman numerals and uses Breguet hands with a Sapphire crystal caseback.
How it works
The fusée-chain tourbillon transmission device housed in the new Tourbillon 7047 serves to optimise the regularity of the watch’s operation by guaranteeing its constant torque. Housed in a 41mm platinum case, the Tradition 7047 Tourbillon Waltz is powered by the 2.5Hz hand wound Calibre 569 with a silicon balance spring and a 50-hour power reserve, and is water-resistant to up to 30 m. The new Tradition 7047 Tourbillon Waltz is available now on Breguet.