When talking about Breguet’s classic series of watches, many people think of a thin case with a simple dial and blue steel Breguet needles. The gentleman can read it at a glance, which is very suitable for formal wear. Today, the Watch House brings you a Breguet classic series watch, the official model: 8787BR / 29/986.
This watch is no different from Breguet’s popular 7787BR / 29 / 9V6 in appearance. The only difference is that the watch diameter is 36 mm, which is 3 mm less than the 7787’s 39 mm. , 36 mm can be regarded as a ladies’ watch in this era with a large watch diameter, and it is more suitable for slender wrists.
Case diameter 36 mm
This watch case is made of 18k rose gold, the case diameter is 36 mm, the thickness is 10.2 mm, small and slim. The clean ‘big fire’ white enamel dial, the traditional three-pin Breguet indication, continues Breguet’s classic style. Equipped with Breguet Cal. 591 DRL automatic movement.
Gear crown is simple and exquisite
The gear crown made of 18k rose gold has a simple and exquisite shape, which makes the slim case more elegant. The top of the polished crown is embossed with the Breguet brand logo, which shows the distinguished brand identity.
Brown alligator strap with folding clasp
Brown alligator leather strap with neat and beautiful texture and brown stitching for fine workmanship. The buckle is also made of rose gold, with a foldable design that is simple and comfortable to wear. The polished buckle is engraved with the Breguet brand logo.
Moon phase adjustment button at 8 o’clock on the side
The slender 10.2 mm case is decorated with Breguet’s usual and classic coin pattern on the side, fully showing the brand’s style and grasp of watch details. The curved bezel is polished and polished, exuding the faint luster unique to rose gold, noble and elegant. Moon phase adjustment button at 8 o’clock on the side.
Welded rounded lugs
Breguet’s classic-style welded rounded lugs are small and cute. The delicate polishing reveals the unique luster of rose gold. It is comfortable to wear and fastens the strap with screws.
‘Bright Fire’ Enamel Dial
The white dial is fired with ‘big fire’, and the dial layout is elegant and simple, and the display is clear. Breguet-style hollow eccentric ‘moon-shaped’ blue steel hands indicate hour, minute and second information, minute scales are replaced by small stars, and every five minutes scale is also decorated with stylish iris flowers. The Arabic numerals and hands on the dial are unique to Breguet, and have become classics to follow suit since their introduction.
Moon phase at 12 o’clock
At 12 o’clock on the dial, there is a moon phase display window, and the moon in rose gold and the stars on both sides are in the blue night sky. It also divides the moon phase cycle into 29 half spaces, which can clearly understand the number of days remaining from the next profit and loss.
Power reserve display
The power reserve indicator is set between 3 and 5 o’clock on the dial and is indicated by a blue steel arrow. It is inspired by the dial decoration of the 92nd pocket watch of Breguet since 1785. .
Cal.591 DRL automatic movement
The bottom case is made of a whole piece of sapphire crystal, and the exquisite movement can be seen at a glance. The Breguet Cal.591 DRL self-winding movement is only 3.02 mm thick. The movement uses a silicon escapement and balance spring, which is lightweight, does not require lubrication and is not affected by magnetic interference, ensuring accurate timekeeping performance. The movement is finished in Geneva and fish scale engraved motifs, with a double barrel.
Summary: The classic dial design embodies the unique charm of the ‘big fire’ enamel dial, and the moon phase display also adds a unique elegance to this watch. Continuing the traditional design of the Breguet classic series, the dial with Breguet digital hour markers, Breguet blue-steel hands with hollowed-out ‘moon-shaped’ needle tips, welded lugs, and a coin pattern on the outer edge of the case, each detail exudes Old school breath. The 36 mm diameter is the length of the diameter used by antique watches. Although it may not be so popular in this era of large diameter, it is indeed the love of some old watch fans.