Lot 2814 ♣ - A201 Wristwatches & Pocketwatches - Wednesday, 29. June 2022, 11.00 AM
Breguet, very rare and exceptional Tourbillon, ca. 2001.
This masterpiece was produced in a small series in 2001, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the tourbillon. In 1801, Breguet patented this ingenious invention: The complete escapement system was built into a fine "cage" and additionally rotated around its axis. This allowed Breguet to compensate for rate inaccuracies while wearing his pocket watches.
Reference No. 1801.
Case No. 751 L with engine-turned, sprung cover and sapphire glass exhibition back.
Dial: Silver, engine-turned dial No. 751 with blued Breguet hands.
Movement: Very fine hand-wound movement with tourbillon, hand-engraved: Tourbillon Breguet N. 1802. Caliber 557 with 21 rubies.
Band: Breguet crocodile leather band with original, gold fold-over clasp.
CHF 28 000 / 45 000 | (€ 28 870 / 46 390)
Sold for CHF 32 020 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.