Breguet CLASSIQUE 5317 Tourbillon
CLASSIQUE 5317 Tourbillon and power-reserve indicator - Baselworld 2005
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The classique 5317 puts a tourbillon, activated by an automatic movement, in place of honour. Crafted in yellow gold or platinum, the case reveals a gold dial engine -turned by hand in a conventional hobnail pattern. The subdial of the power-reserve indicator is aligned in perfect symmetry with the tourbillon and is engine-turned in a wave pattern in the purest tradition of Breguet’s watchmaking art.
The central hours and minutes, the tourbillon at 6 o’clock and the power-reserve indicator at 12 o’clock tell the time with elegance and harmony. The beauty of the movement, entirely engraved by hand, can be seen through the transparent caseback.
Breguet CLASSIQUE 5317 Tourbillon specifications
CLASSIQUE GRANDE COMPLICATION
AUTOMATIC TOURBILLON WITH POWER-RESERVE INDICATOR
SPECIFICATIONS OF WATCH
Case: round, in 18-carat yellow gold with fluted caseband.
Rounded horns welded to the case, with screw -pins to secure the strap.
Water-resistant to 30 metres.
Dial: in silvered 18-carat gold, hand-engraved on a rose-engine.
Individually numbered and signed BREGUET.
Chapter -ring with Roman numerals.
BREGUET hands in blued steel.
5-day power-reserve indicator at 12 o’clock.
Tourbillon at 6 o’clock.
Movement: self-winding 12½-ligne, 32-jewel, cal. 587DR with tourbillon, numbered and signed BREGUET.
120-hour power -reserve.
Handengraved, 18-carat gold rotor.
Straight-line lever escapement.
Monometallic, 3.0Hz balance-wheel on a BREGUET-spring.
Adjusted in 5 positions.
Also available in platinum 950