Friday, August 18, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Breguet Aéronavale Type XX

Ref 3800. Made in the 1990s. Three-body case, solid, polished, screwed-down case back and crown, graduated bi-directional revolving bezel, reeded band, sapphire crystal. Dial: Black with tritium-coated Arabic numerals and applied white gold indexes, subsidiary Dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and the 30-minute registers, aperture for the date. Tritium-coated white gold “bâton” hands. Movement: Caliber 582Q, 25 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Diameter 39 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

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