The Breguet Tourbillon Messidor 5335 is a beautiful skeletonized watch that encapsulates the vintage sophistication of tourbillon timepieces. The exuberance of the intricately designed elements that define the design of this brilliant model are simply fascinating and eye-catching. Nevertheless, this model offers more than just stunning aesthetics. Its looks are matched only by its impressive precision and outstanding durability.
The sleek automatic platinum case of the watch measures 40 mm in diameter and 9,65 mm in thickness. The round and slim case exudes elegance and an incredible sturdiness that augment the value and utility of the watch. It is more than a luxury timepiece created to impress. It is a precious jewelry that was constructed to feel lush and comfortable on the wrist, a magnificent heirloom able to withstand to decades of daily wear. Also, the case is water resistant to 30 meters.
The Messidor mixes traditional influences with a contemporary interpretation of the classic skeleton tourbillon. The result is a baroque style tourbillon display that hypnotizes. The distinctive thing about Breguet skeleton watches is that they feature a complex tourbillon case fitted on sapphire discs, creating the illusion that the tourbillon is floating. Modern watchmakers have perpetuated this patented floating tourbillon by adding their contemporary horological expertise. As seen on this Breguet dial, the design has a distinctive personality that encapsulates the brilliant Montres Breguet’s watchmaking philosophy.
The mechanism and the dial plate of the Classique “Grande Complication” open worked are manufactured from platinum. The chromatics enhances the distinction of silvery tones by using intensively brushed pieces which are in a splendid contrast with the purple, blue and yellow parts that adorn the floating tourbillon.
The actual watch dial is located at the 12 o’clock position and it has vivid blue hours and minutes hands. The tourbillon regulator with running seconds is displayed at 6 o’clock where it is attached by using two sapphire crystals over a gold bezel. To offer a better legibility of the very complex tourbillon dial, the watch comes with pink gold studs hour markers located on the sapphire crystal.
The Messidor comes with a 558 SQ2 caliber mechanical self-winding movement that has a remarkable 50 hours power reserve. With 25 jewels, 201 components and a 2.5 frequency, this hand wound mechanism is fitted with running seconds on the tourbillon shaft, an invisible tourbillon bridge and a compensating balance spring with Breguet overcoil.
Considering the elegant and sophisticated dial of the watch it is really no surprise that Breguet opted for the classical black crocodile leather strap with black stitching on the margins. This choice is perfect for perpetuating the refined look of the model. The band is attached to the round simple case by using very prominent straight lugs and its ease of use is enhanced by the platinum pin clasp.
Exquisitely preserving Breguet’s identity and heritage, the Tourbillon Messidor 5335 embodies the expectations and necessities of modern watch passionate people. The spirit of contemporary times is reflected by n the traditional tourbillon core of the timepiece, an artful representation of vintage inspired aesthetics and perennial functional perfection.