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One on One: Marc A. Hayek about the Past, Present and Future of Breguet

One on One: Marc A. Hayek about the Past, Present and Future of Breguet

In the world of watchmaking, Breguet has its own realm. Few can match the impact the founding father of the brand, Abraham-Louis Breguet, had on the history of timekeeping. We spoke with Marc A. Hayek, Breguet’s president & CEO, about the brand’s unique position in the marketplace, and how it achieves to have the past, present and future are united in their watches. READ MORE

Breguet Celebrate Bicentennial of First Ever Wristwatch

Breguet Celebrate Bicentennial of First Ever Wristwatch

Breguet are celebrating an iconic anniversary; a feat remarkable not only for the company, but for the entire world of watchmaking. Two hundred years ago, the company’s founder Abraham-Louis Breguet designed the first ever wristwatch, in a commission for Caroline Murat, Queen of Naples. This month Breguet returned to the birthplace of that first timepiece, in the Gulf of Naples, where the company had much to celebrate. Not only does this year mark the bicentennial of the creation of the first watch, it also marks the 10th anniversary of Breguet’s Reine de Naples ladies collection. The company celebrated in grand READ MORE

Breguet Acquires Two Antique Watches for a Record Price of Nearly 7 Million Swiss Francs

Breguet Acquires Two Antique Watches for a Record Price of Nearly 7 Million Swiss Francs

Nearly 7 million Swiss francs brought together two special Breguet watches and their most fitting owner, the Breguet Museum. Breguet president Mark A. Hayek acquired these two classical timepieces at Christie’s auction in Geneva, Switzerland on May 14. These vestiges, relics of fine watchmaking history, set the record for being the most expensive ever purchased in Breguet’s history, and also the costliest Breguet antique watches ever sold at auction to date. The first Breguet, no. 2667, was sold for over 4 million Swiss francs, an unparalleled bid. Created by Abraham Louis-Breguet himself, this thin pocket watch with two movements is based on the chronometer READ MORE

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