June 8 in 1810 is the most special moment for Breguet, Mr. Breguet was commissioned by Queen Caroline of Naples to design and create the first watch in history, that is an oval shape that can be combined with a bracelet. The reed watch, after more than a year of watchmaking, was sold to the queen, she bought a total of 34 treasures in six years. To commemorate the first watch made for it, Breguet infused a noble and elegant element into the design of the women’s watch, revealing the feminine side of the woman and incorporating the complex functions of art, jewelry and fine watchmaking. Today, let us take an overview of Breguet Reine de Naples Power Reserve Womens Automatic Wristwatch 8908BR/5T/864/D00D.
From the side, you can see the classic design of Breguet designing with the pattern of coins, then you can appreciate the ingenious conception of Breguet in the details of the design, and feel the design everywhere. The case is made of 18k rose gold, displaying a luxurious beauty and perfect diamond inlay. The bezel and the outer edge of the dial are set with 128 diamonds, weighing about 0.77 carats.
The overall background of the oval dial is made of silver-plated gold with hand-engraved patterns, engraved flowers, and partially decorated with Tahitian mother-of-pearl. Eccentric dial is engraved with independent numbering and classic Breguet signature.
The scale is made of Roman numerals, matching with the blue steel tip of the Breguet pointer, it is elegant and exquisite. A small seconds dial is available at 7 o’clock while the power reserve and moon phase profit and loss display function is at 12 o’clock.
Due to the eccentric dial design, the crown has a different position, and it is located at 4 o’clock on the dial, also, you will find that it is designed with a common non-slip texture and a curved ruby (approx. 0.27 carats), in a word, its color and texture design bring the luxury of the watch to the fullest.
The strap is made of satin, it is comfortable to wear, at the same time, it fits on the wrist very well. The diamond case is more luxurious and exquisite.
The bottom of the watch adopts a semi-transparent design, and the transparent effect is designed on the eccentric dial. The sapphire glass bottom cover can be used to view the state of the movement and the composition of some parts.
The movement uses the Breguet Cal.537DRL, with 20 mm in diameter and flat silicon balance spring, this watch is self-winding. Mr.’s Breguet has earned a reputation for the balance wheel that only needs the wearer’s daily activities to generate power. Whether the technical or aesthetic, it has renowned for the court of Versailles and throughout Europe.
Summary: There are 7 styles of the Reine de Naples 8908. Each watch is different in the strap or watch material. Today, I share the main watch among the 7 models, the rose gold material and design reflect the fashion idea spirit of the Reine de Naples series, showing the unique charm of women. The women’s watch function in this series is very well designed, and some friends who are interested with can pay more attention to it.
Diameter: 28.45mm X 36.50mm
Case Material: 18K Rose Gold
Dial: Black Mother of Pearl
Water Resistance: 30M/100FT
Bracelet: Satin(Additional Black Alligator Leather Strap)
Buckle: Deployant Buckle
Movement: Breguet Automatic Cal.537DRL Movement
Power Reserve: 40H