Breguet (brand)

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Breguet is a luxury watch manufacturer founded by Abraham-Louis Breguet in Paris, France, in 1775.wikipedia
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Abraham-Louis Breguet

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Breguet is a luxury watch manufacturer founded by Abraham-Louis Breguet in Paris, France, in 1775.
He is the founder of the Breguet company, which is now the luxury watch division of the Swiss Swatch Group.

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Breguet is a luxury watch manufacturer founded by Abraham-Louis Breguet in Paris, France, in 1775.
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The Swatch Group

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Since 1999, it has been a brand of the Swiss Swatch Group.
Over the years, the Swatch Group has acquired several watchmaker companies, such as Blancpain S. A. (founded 1735, bought by Swatch in 1992), Breguet S. A. (founded 1775, bought in 1999), and Glashütter Uhrenbetrieb GmbH (Germany, bought in 2000).

List of most expensive watches sold at auction

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The Breguet & Fils, Paris No. 2667 (1814) pocket watch, which is the most expensive Breguet timepiece sold at auction as of 2018, ranks as one of the world's most expensive watch ever sold at auction, reaching a final price of 4.69 million US dollars (4,339,000 CHF) in Geneva on May 14, 2012.
As of December 2018, there are five manufacturers that have manufactured watches sold at auction for at least two million US dollars: Patek Philippe, Rolex, Breguet, George Daniels, and Vacheron Constantin, In particular, George Daniels was an independent British watchmaker.

Chaumet

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In 1976, Breguet's then-owner Chaumet closed its French factory and moved production to the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland.
They took over the Breguet brand in 1970.

Audemars Piguet

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Breguet, along with 7 other manufacturers including Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet and Rolex, was given the lowest environmental rating as "Latecomers/Non-transparent", suggesting that the manufacturer has taken very few actions addressing the impact of its manufacturing activities on the environment and climate change.
Audemars Piguet, along with 7 other manufacturers including Patek Philippe, Breguet and Rolex, was given the lowest environmental rating as "Latecomers/Non-transparent", suggesting that the manufacturer has taken very few actions addressing the impact of its manufacturing activities on the environment and climate change.

Patek Philippe SA

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Breguet, along with 7 other manufacturers including Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet and Rolex, was given the lowest environmental rating as "Latecomers/Non-transparent", suggesting that the manufacturer has taken very few actions addressing the impact of its manufacturing activities on the environment and climate change.
Patek Philippe, along with 7 other manufacturers including Audemars Piguet, Breguet and Rolex, was given the lowest environmental rating as "Latecomers/Non-transparent", suggesting that the manufacturer has taken very few actions addressing the impact of its manufacturing activities on the environment and climate change.

Rolex

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Breguet, along with 7 other manufacturers including Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet and Rolex, was given the lowest environmental rating as "Latecomers/Non-transparent", suggesting that the manufacturer has taken very few actions addressing the impact of its manufacturing activities on the environment and climate change.
Rolex, along with 7 other manufacturers including Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet and Breguet, was given the lowest environmental rating as "Latecomers/Non-transparent", suggesting that the manufacturer has taken very few actions addressing the impact of its manufacturing activities on the environment and climate change.

Marie Antoinette (watch)

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The result is a Breguet's masterpiece, the Marie-Antoinette pocket watch (Breguet No.160).
Watchmakers from Breguet, supported by Swatch chairman Nicolas Hayek, were commissioned to make a copy of the watch in 2005.

Vallée de Joux

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In 1976, Breguet's then-owner Chaumet closed its French factory and moved production to the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland.
The Vallée de Joux is, along with Neuchâtel, the birthplace of Swiss horology and it is still the home of the most famous Swiss watch factories, like Audemars Piguet, Blancpain, Breguet, Patek Philippe & Co., Vacheron Constantin, and Jaeger-LeCoultre.

List of watch manufacturers

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Breguet (watch)

Lemania

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The Breguet Group consists of four subsidiaries: Montres Breguet SA, Breguet SA, Valdar SA and Nouvelle Lemania SA (which Breguet Group acquired in 1992).
In 1992 the Nouvelle Lemania was bought by Breguet.

Nicolas Hayek

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Hayek played a decisive role in the recovery of the Swatch Group with its watch brands Swatch, Blancpain, Omega, Longines, Rado, Tissot, Certina, Mido, Hamilton, Pierre Balmain, Calvin Klein, Flik Flak, Breguet and Lanco.

The Chainsmokers

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Breguet is a luxury watch manufacturer founded by Abraham-Louis Breguet in Paris, France, in 1775.

Tourbillon

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Breguet is one of the oldest surviving watchmaking brands and a pioneer of numerous watchmaking technologies such as the tourbillon, which was invented by Abraham Breguet in 1801.

Watch

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Abraham Breguet also invented and produced the world's first self-winding watch (the Perpétuelle) in 1780, as well as the world's first wristwatch in 1810 (Breguet No. 2639, for Caroline Bonaparte, Queen of Naples).

Caroline Bonaparte

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Abraham Breguet also invented and produced the world's first self-winding watch (the Perpétuelle) in 1780, as well as the world's first wristwatch in 1810 (Breguet No. 2639, for Caroline Bonaparte, Queen of Naples).

List of monarchs of Naples

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Abraham Breguet also invented and produced the world's first self-winding watch (the Perpétuelle) in 1780, as well as the world's first wristwatch in 1810 (Breguet No. 2639, for Caroline Bonaparte, Queen of Naples).

Queen Victoria

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Over the years, notable Breguet patrons and timepieces owners include Queen Victoria, Alexandre I of Russia, Queen Marie Antoinette, Napoléon Bonaparte, Sir Winston Churchill, Gioachino Rossini, Arthur Rubinstein and so on.

Alexander I of Russia

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Over the years, notable Breguet patrons and timepieces owners include Queen Victoria, Alexandre I of Russia, Queen Marie Antoinette, Napoléon Bonaparte, Sir Winston Churchill, Gioachino Rossini, Arthur Rubinstein and so on.

Marie Antoinette

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Over the years, notable Breguet patrons and timepieces owners include Queen Victoria, Alexandre I of Russia, Queen Marie Antoinette, Napoléon Bonaparte, Sir Winston Churchill, Gioachino Rossini, Arthur Rubinstein and so on.

Napoleon

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Over the years, notable Breguet patrons and timepieces owners include Queen Victoria, Alexandre I of Russia, Queen Marie Antoinette, Napoléon Bonaparte, Sir Winston Churchill, Gioachino Rossini, Arthur Rubinstein and so on.

Winston Churchill

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Over the years, notable Breguet patrons and timepieces owners include Queen Victoria, Alexandre I of Russia, Queen Marie Antoinette, Napoléon Bonaparte, Sir Winston Churchill, Gioachino Rossini, Arthur Rubinstein and so on.

Gioachino Rossini

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Over the years, notable Breguet patrons and timepieces owners include Queen Victoria, Alexandre I of Russia, Queen Marie Antoinette, Napoléon Bonaparte, Sir Winston Churchill, Gioachino Rossini, Arthur Rubinstein and so on.

Arthur Rubinstein

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Over the years, notable Breguet patrons and timepieces owners include Queen Victoria, Alexandre I of Russia, Queen Marie Antoinette, Napoléon Bonaparte, Sir Winston Churchill, Gioachino Rossini, Arthur Rubinstein and so on.