This year at Baselworld 2014, Breguet introduced eight new timepieces including the new ref. 5377 Extra-Thin Tourbillon Automatique available in either 18K rose gold under ref. 5377BR/12/9WU or in platinum under ref. 5377PT/12/9WU. This extra thin tourbillon is now regarded as the world's thinnest automatic tourbillon movement. The ref. 5377 is fitted with a delicate case measuring 42 mm in diameter and only 7 mm in thickness. This new watch features all the traditional Breguet signature elements including the hand guilloché dial, the fluting on the case band, the secret signature and the iconic blued open-tipped Breguet hands. The Breguet Extra-Thin Tourbillon ref. 5377 features an 18K gold silvered dial with four different engine-turned —guilloché— patterns, hours chapter ring with Roman numerals, power reserve indicator at 9 and tourbillon carriage with seconds register between 5 and 6 o'clock.
The Breguet extra-thin automatic movement with tourbillon calibre 581DR is fully visible via the display case back and is a real treat for the eyes. This calibre with 42 jewels, silicon escapement and anti-magnetic properties provides an outstanding power reserve of 90 hours when fully wound. The round out the elegant design of this timepiece, the watch is fitted with a brown alligator strap with triple-blade folding clasp.
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