The new book centers around the life, work, and horological developments of Abraham L. Breguet, specifying the tale of his ascent to noticeable quality as one of pre-Revolutionary France’s generally celebrated and sought-after watchmakers; the troublesome years during the French Revolution during which he had to close his Paris workshops and get back to his home in Switzerland; and his re-visitation of Paris, with the advancement of a worldwide network that brought Breguet tickers and watches far abroad from France. In spite of the fact that by far most of the book focuses on the life and work of the Master himself, the whole history of Breguet is canvassed in detail, through possession by the Breguet family after Breguet’s passing, to proprietorship by the Browns of England, as far as possible up to consolidation of Breguet into the Swatch Group, under the administration of Marc A. Hayek in the present day.
Guests joined HODINKEE Editor-in-Chief Jack Forster, and Emmanuel Breguet, for a gander at the most recent release of the book, just as to encounter the entire scope of current Breguet watches. On account of each and every individual who went along with us, and gratitude to Emmanuel Breguet for a paramount night of experiences into Breguet’s work and life. Simply an update, in the event that you end up being in Paris, remember to visit the Breguet Museum at 6 Place Vendôme, whose assortment is curated by Emmanuel Breguet. Breguet, Watchmakers Since 1775, is accessible at Breguet stores around the world; for more data look at breguet.com.
HODINKEE Editor-in-Chief Jack Forster, and Emmanuel Breguet, Head of Patrimony for Montres Breguet, and creator of Breguet, Watchmakers Since 1775.