Month: June 2010

2012 Basel Breguet Marine Gmt 5857

This year, Breguet has added a new member to the Marine series. It has adopted an unprecedented two-time style in stainless steel or 18K rose gold. For those who travel frequently around the world, this time zone, controlled by two central hands, is the most valuable feature of Marine GMT watches. The eccentric hour scale at 6 o’clock is the standard time zone, and the date window in the standard time zone makes the watch more practical. The Marine GMT 5857 has a distinctive high degree of recognition, including a 42 mm diameter case, welded lugs, rubber straps and crown protection, etc., exuding the characteristics of military watch’s unique fortitude and agility. Different materials with different color face plates emphasize the contrast effect; stainless steel style adopts silver-plated gold face plate, while 18K rose gold adopts black rhodium-plated face plate, the surface is engraved with wavy ornaments and interwoven with delicate rings , Fully highlights its exquisite delicate craftsmanship. Hour scales also use different styles to distinguish them; Roman numerals represent the standard time zone, and Arabic numerals represent the second time zone. The sapphire crystal case back fully displays the impeccable technique of the self-winding Calibre 517F, 11½ legal minutes, and a power reserve of 72 hours. The use of a silicon escapement and a silicon flat balance spring ensures the accuracy of the balance’s vibration frequency and runs at a regular and stable rate of 28,800 times per hour.
Watch technical information
Ref. 5857BR / 22 / 5ZU
Case 18-karat rose gold with delicate coin-shaped front. Sapphire crystal case back, 42 ​​mm diameter, welded rounded lugs, leather strap secured with screws. Water-resistant to 100 meters.
18K gold black rhodium-plated surface, hand-engraved with wavy patterns. In the central time zone, the hour and minute face plate is at 6 o’clock, and the 24-hour face plate is at 2 o’clock. Independent number and Breguet concealed signature, Roman numerals are used for time division, and Arabic numerals are used for the second time zone. Breguet blue-steel hands with cutouts at the tip.
Movement Automatic winding movement. Individual number and signature Breguet. Caliber 517F, 11½ law minutes, 28 gems, 72-hour power reserve. Inverted silicon linear lever escapement, flat silicon balance spring. The vibration frequency is 4 Hz. Adjusted in six directions.
Strap
Black rubber strap.
Also available in stainless steel with silver dial: Ref. 5857ST / 12 / 5ZU