A very nice watch, great complication horologically (but I feel a bit like Padj).
5 days Reserve is very nice, although I feel they should have put a 0 instead of the decreasing lines, it does not match the rest of the style of the watch.
It is a Breguet so should be easy to resell if you don't feel the love anymore (although I never buy with that in mind).
Let us know what your choice is!
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I had this one once.
Gorgeous movement. But tourbillons aren’t magical to me. Make sure that that complication alone will satisfy you.
I guess the latter.
At the time I got it I thought I had achieved horological heaven: a Breguet tourbillon. Then I quickly realized that tourbillons did nothing enchanting for me. I came to the opinion that they were vanity projects for watchmakers. Which is fine-much of mec...
Lugs apart, I love Breguets
and its wide selection of tourbillons, the 5317 being no exception! That 5 day power reserve was quite something in its day and still is actually. The engraved movement is a huge plus and I will not even mention the dial
Very balanced dial. If the goal is to own a tourbillon this is the classic example. I think there are other Breguet references that are more graceful with more complicated guilloche but this is definitely a serious presence on the wrist. I wouldn't say no...
I agree sincerely
I’m much more hesitant now, before pulling the trigger. It has to be a burning desire to own it, before I buy it. There are so many watches that I like - but I’m not sure they would make me a happier person. Ownership is an other issue.
I passed on it!
Bought a good example of a yellow gold bracelet pre-swatch Breguet that I think will be fun to own.
I hate excessive text
Especially on a dress watch. That means the "five days" on the top example is a non-starter for me. I much prefer using all Roman numerals like the bottom example. I find the shape of the power reserve window, specifically the hard acute angle at the bott...