A Breguet watch does not need its conventional round case to be recognised for what it is.The Héritage models show that even in a curved tonneau case, a Breguet remains unmistakably a Breguet.

Adapting late 18th-century styling concepts to the shapes of the 21st century demands a great deal from design engineers, casemakers and dial-makers. But the perfect curves of the case and the delicately engine-turned dial set off the case-band fluting and curling lugs to their best advantage.