8909BB/VD/J29 DDD0
 

Reine de Naples

8909BB/VD/J29 DDD0

Reine de Naples wristwatch in 18-carat white gold. Bezel and caseband paved with 86 baguettes, weighing approx. 6,85cts. Self-winding movement. Power-reserve and phases of the moon indicators. Silvered gold dial, hand-engraved on a rose-engine paved with 67 diamonds, approx. 0,168cts, and partly in blue natural mother-of-pearl. Bracelet set with 650 diamonds, approx. 3,661cts, 151 baguettes, approx. 5,538cts and 11 sapphire cabochons 1,705cts. Sapphire caseback. Water-resistant.
Also available with satin strap as reference 8909BB/VD/864 D00D.

Self-winding

A.-L. Breguet was the first to discover, through his oscillating platinum-weight watch, a formula which would produce a reliable automatic watch. Breguet sold one of his first self-winding watches to Queen Marie-Antoinette.

down

Reference 8909BB/VD/J29 DDD0

Material : White gold
Calibre : 537 DRL1
Lines : 8¾ + 13¼ + 9¾
Case thickness (mm) : 10.05
Case dimension (mm) H : 38.50
Case dimension (mm) W : 30.45
Jewels : 20
Water (m) : 30
Powers (hours) : 40
Frequency (Hz) : 3.0
Balance-wheel : Annular
Escapement : Swiss straight line lever
Balance-spring : Flat
down