Without Abraham Louis Breguet, we wouldn’t have the modern automatic wristwatch. His many innovations, including the complicated tourbillon escapement, earned him the favor of European royalty in his lifetime and the title of “father of modern horology” in ours. In this video, chairman Daryn Schnipper highlights exceptional examples of his work and more from the third auction in our Masterworks of Time sale series, Abraham Louis Breguet, Horologist Extraordinaire.
Legendary Timepieces from the Father of Modern Horology
3-16 June | Online