Introducing The Breguet Marine Alarme Musicale, Now On Matching Gold Bracelets
The generally well known and broadly utilized caution watches, for example, the JLC Memovox and the Vulcain Cricket, have all would in general make them thing in common, which is that the alert is typically intended to be just about as noisy as could be expected, instead of essentially lovely to tune in to per se. This appears to be more than sensible, and to me, especially as per the planned capacity of a caution watch which, all things considered, isn’t to boggle the soul of a wonderful hour with pleasant harmonies, but instead to just stamp a significant point as expected and to gather a sleeper forward into the sunshine world from the domain of Morpheus, anyway tempting it might appear to remain there.
With all that said, it is additionally obvious that there have been a lot more modest number of significantly more elite and costly caution watches which have without a doubt tried to make the caution not just an alarm, but rather likewise a delight. I think, for example, of the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime, which is probably the most extraordinary model; there is additionally, obviously, the Ulysse Nardin Sonata, which likewise rings on a house of prayer gong à la une montre reiteration minutes, on the off chance that you are searching for a more hifalutin’ reminder. Another such watch is the Breguet Marine Alarme Musicale, which initially appeared in titanium, rose gold, or white gold, with an arm band just accessible for the titanium model.
The most recent news from Breguet on the Marine Alarme Musicale this year is that the rose and white-gold models would now be able to be had on an arm band too; in any case, as HODINKEE has not to date covered the complication, I figured we may take somewhat of a nearer look.
The Marine Alarme Musicale has a development which has a few capacities – notwithstanding the alert (which rings on a gong) and which is controlled by its own devoted mainspring barrel, we make some subsequent memories zone sign at 9:00, with another subdial showing the ideal opportunity for which the caution is set at 3:00. There is a little window at 12:00 showing whether the caution is enacted, lastly (and rather helpfully), there is a force hold sign for the alert capacity somewhere in the range of 9:00 and 12:00 (setting and equipping a caution being of clearly little use if there isn’t sufficient force in the barrel to set things off).
The development is the type 519F/1. This was initially evolved, I’ve perused, as a cooperation between Nouvelle Lemania/Manufacture Breguet, and F. Piguet/Manufacture Blancpain, and surely Blancpain has its own Villeret Réveil GMT, which has a fundamentally the same as dial design except for the situation of the GMT hand at the focal point of the dial as opposed to in a devoted subdial at 9:00, as found in the Marine Alarme Musicale. The two watches are, notwithstanding, very extraordinary in look and feel. The development in the Blancpain is the type 1240H.
The Blancpain type 1240H is appeared underneath, with the programmed winding train eliminated. This is, from a specialized point of view, an intriguing comparison to make – and it additionally goes to show you exactly the amount of a distinction what you may derogatorily excuse as simple beauty care products can make in the general impression of a watch. The Blancpain, however it has a similar development genetics as the Breguet, feels like a watch that has basically no relationship to it. From one perspective, we have a preferably more formal over not, moderately controlled, rich complication whose plan would not have watched strange had the watch appeared during the 20th century.
In the Breguet, then again, we have a watch with a lot of an advanced, extravagance sports watch feel, particularly in combination with the metal wristbands. The Breguet is a watch that, naturally, delights particularly in the amassing of detail while the Blancpain invests wholeheartedly in pretty much precisely the contrary approach to plan aesthetics.
The Breguet programmed type 519 F/1.
In the two cases, the watches have a silicon balance spring (which has become pretty much de riguer in Swatch Group developments, the Omega types 321 and 1861 among the special cases) and offer a 4 Hz recurrence, a 42-hour power save, thus on.
With regard to genuine Breguet watchers, the news is that you can have the Marine Alarme Musicale on an arm band taking all things together three metals as opposed to simply titanium. Regardless of whether you will prefer a tie or an arm band is, I think, an exceptionally close to home matter. All things considered, there are not many decisions that can offer as drastically extraordinary an encounter of a watch than whether it is on an arm band or a tie, and there is, notwithstanding the distinction in physicality, a genuinely critical contrast in weight, particularly in precious metals (this would be to a lesser degree a thought with the titanium model).
All that said, for my preferences, I would take this one in rose gold with a rose-gold arm band. Breguet’s stock in exchange has frequently been incredibly refined and rich watches that look especially back to the plans of the Master himself, from his floruit in the late eighteenth and mid nineteenth hundreds of years, and on the off chance that you will break with that, I think to do as such with something that has a touch of the uncouth, mathematical quality of the cutting edge ultra-extravagance sports watch expression is the best approach to go.
Model: Marine Alarme Musicale
Reference Numbers: 5547BR/12/RZ0 (rose gold) and 5547BB/Y2/BZ0 (white gold)
Case Material: 18k white gold or 18k rose gold
Dial Color: Blue or white
Lume: Hands and indexes
Water Resistance: 5 bar/50 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Matching rose or white gold
Caliber: 519 F/1
Functions: Alarm with second time region, power save for the alert and on/off indication
Diameter: 12 lignes
Power Reserve: 42 hours
Winding: Automatic and manual
Frequency: 4 Hz
Additional Details: Inverted silicon in-line switch escapement
Pricing & Availability
Price: $60,300 for both models
Availability: Available now
Limited Edition: No, standard (yet restricted) production.
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