Wednesday, August 30, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Breguet Heures sautantes No. 5106

Ref. 3620. Made in the 1990s. Jump-hour, self-winding, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with a Breguet platinum buckle. Three-body case, solid, polished, case back with concentric “guilloché” engraving, reeded band, straight lugs, gold screwed bars, rounded stepped bezel, cabochon sapphire-set winding crown, sapphire crystal. Dial: “Guilloché” silver with painted Arabic numerals for the 60 minutes on a plain reserve, aperture for the 24-hour jump hour. Blued steel "Breguet" hands. Movement: Caliber 562, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 25 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensated flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Diameter 36 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

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