Credit: Mark Bernardo
Classique is referred to as the most classical version of the Breguet, and is also considered to be a reason for the brand’s popularity. This timepiece features enormous technicalities and tremendous features. Over-all this timepiece is just a piece of art.
The production of this watch series is continuing, with over years of manufacturing, today the Classique series contain numerous different versions. Some of the exclusive models of this range were also launched.
These premium editions contain top-class models featured with exclusive features like tourbillon and flyback chronographs.
In this guide we’ll be reviewing some of the top models of this range, let’s explore the technical features of some of the versions of this range.
The watch case is in 18kt of pure white gold equipped with a sophisticated case and. The premium feature of this version is the 66 brilliant-cut diamonds over lugs and bezel. The case back is also covered with a sapphire crystal protection Bezel and lugs set with 66 brilliant-cut diamonds.
The Water-resistant capability of this watch is up to 3 bars which is approximately 30meters.
Dial has a touch of “grand feu” enamel. Separately numerals are printed over it and contain Breguet signature. Hours chapter is featured with Arabic digits. The moon-phase complication is also embedded on the dial and the split-seconds are featured at 6 o’clock. Brand’s open-topped markers are featured in blued steel.
Automatic movement, numerals tagged with Breguet signature. Cal. 537L powers this machine based on 26 jewels. The energy reserve time of this movement is 45 hours. The lever Escapement is Swiss made by using silicon and with the same material, the balance spring is made of.
The strap is the pure leather and the also bracelet is available.
This version is also available in
18-carat gold: Ref 9088BR/29/964 DD0D
Non-Gem-set mode: Ref 9087BB/29/964
Mother of Pearl version: Ref 9088BB/52/964 DD0D
This is the extra slim version of the Classique equipped with 18kt of pure white gold. The automatic movements are based on a self-winding mechanism. The balance spring and the escapement lever are made of silicon as most of the Classique versions.
The dial is silver-toned and have special engravings. The sapphire glass is used for durability and to cover the timepiece.
The watch is fully water-resistant to up to 3 bars available also in yellow gold.
This timepiece represents the brand’s mastery in the manufacturing of chronographs. These are technical chronometers and all of them are Swiss COSC certified.
Classique Chronograph is featured in this timepiece and coated with 18- rose gold. The hand-wound movement is also featured with double seconds over the dial. The tachymetric scale finely tuned within the case.
The silver-toned dial is made of gold and has premium hand-engravings on a special rose engine. The case back is featured with sapphire glass that is extremely durable and reliable. Water-resistant to 3 bars available also in white gold.
The variant of this watch available in the black-rhodium gold version.
This timepiece is a fully-featured version of the Classique series featured with advanced technical watch features. This watch is featured with worked chronographs in 18k gold. The automatic movements are extremely accurate by the high-quality in-home caliber.
The second sundial is also embedded in this watch and a half-hour totalizer in minutes.
The things that make this watch worth-buying and worth-reviewing is the 66 diamonds beautifully and precisely fitted over the bezel and lugs.
The skeleton look of this watch expresses a magnificent engaging style that looks marvelously awesome.
Are the Classique watches worth buying?
Worth buying is the main question should be if it holds its value. The Classique timepiece is a premium Breguet timepiece specially designed for active lifestyle and businessman. If you are more a muscular gym guy or athlete, I recommend you to buy a sports edition of the Breguet timepieces. You can also have a look at the X11 series which features extremely robust editions.
The Classique watch holds its value or might increase with time, Many of the watches from this series sold at auction for double or triple of the original price.