8 Things You Didn't Know About Brequet

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8 Things You Didn't Know About Brequet

Post by 3Flushes » January 5th 2022, 10:51pm

Fun read for an advertorial with some great pics:

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Legendary Watchmaker Breguet

Like the family's contributions to telecommunications, aviation, and even the Eiffel Tower.

Courtesy of Breguet

You might know that Breguet is famous for inventing the tourbillon, that it was the first watch company to feature the guilloché technique on its dials, or that founder Abraham-Louis Breguet is widely regarded as the best watchmaker of his time. But what you probably didn’t know is: Napoleon Bonaparte was a client before he became emperor, Breguet made the most complicated pocket watch ever created for Marie Antoinette (completed, unfortunately, after her execution), and the family was later known for making airplanes and bringing the telephone to France. Take a walk down memory lane as we retrace some of Breguet’s biggest historical coups in Paris and beyond...

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