Guilloché in the morning: Breguet Classique 5967 'Art Deco Damier'

Jul 03, 2024,17:14 PM
 

I never tire of the guilloché work on this dial, enhanced, I think, by the relatively large (41 mm), extra-flat case, 2-hand layout, and narrow bezel. 





Released in 2009, I think, and while I don't think it was a limited edition, it wasn't in production for very long. I suppose some might turn their noses up at a "classical dress watch" of this diameter, but 1) the movement completely fills the case, and 2) I don't know that the proportions would work on anything much smaller.









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It is unusual that the movement fits...

 
 By: mdg : July 3rd, 2024-17:20
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Such a cool large Breguet, Modernahab!

 
 By: bruckner4 : July 3rd, 2024-17:55
On my Breguet list. Puts me in the mind of Amish tumbling blocks.
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A beautiful Breguet.

 
 By: hora12reborn : July 3rd, 2024-19:07
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Gorgeous! Few have the wrist to wear this piece!

 
 By: patrick_y : July 3rd, 2024-19:38
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Thanks!

 
 By: Modernahab : July 3rd, 2024-20:36
Funny, because I am not a big guy. (5’7”, 150 lbs.) I do have a 7” wrist, and quite flat, so I seem to do OK with watches much bigger than this: Portugieser Perpetual Calendar, GO Senator Cosmopolite, A & S Time Pyramid (all +/-44 mm). A full-size Radiomi... 
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Ahh! You're lucky your wrist fits this watch!

 
 By: patrick_y : July 4th, 2024-02:53
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Here I don't know which side I prefer....

 
 By: amanico : July 3rd, 2024-19:46
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My very thought.

 
 By: kjkt3 : July 4th, 2024-13:20
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That's a great day! ;)

 
 By: amanico : July 4th, 2024-15:03
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Very nice and I love the art deco guilloché and that movement!

 
 By: Spangles - Dr. Tabby : July 3rd, 2024-19:49
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Stunning

 
 By: Gelato Monster : July 3rd, 2024-23:29
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Very nice

 
 By: xto : July 3rd, 2024-23:44
Great not to have a filler around the movement It’s in the data I’ve Ben collecting - looks like it came in yellow or white gold and is the only reference using that movement
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Holy…!

 
 By: Esharp : July 4th, 2024-03:32
I wasn’t prepared to see a large, classical, hand-wound movement - I was expecting to see one of the smaller automatics based off the F Piguet Cal 71, with the slightly-eccentric rotor. The movement takes this from “nice” to “ooooooooh!”. Enjoy!!! Best E.... 
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One more shot, in interesting evening lighting:

 
 By: Modernahab : July 4th, 2024-03:57
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