The famous watchmaking House inspires the greatest writers who heaps praise on the precious timepieces. In this way, Honoré de Balzac quotes Breguet in several of its book as well as Alexandre Dumas in his masterpiece « The Count of Monte Cristo ». On an international level, Alexandre Pushkin, the most famous Russian writer or William Makepeace Thackeray, English novelist and satirist, enthusiastically to put the name of Breguet in their works.
"As for "tickers", (…) her apartments were alive with their clicking. Tor, happening to mention one night that hers, (…) went ill, on the very next morning there came to her a little bijou marked Leroy (…) and another signed Breguet, which was covered with pearls (...)."William Makepeace ThackerayVanity Fair, 1847-1848
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) was an English novelist and satirist whose reputation rests chiefly on Vanity Fair (1847-1848), a novel describing English society during the Napoleonic Wars.