How Breguet Became the Ottoman Empire’s Leading Watchmaker

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How Breguet Became the Ottoman Empire’s Leading Watchmaker

Postby Racer-X » January 10th 2018, 8:49pm

by Cheryl Chia "Amongst Abraham-Louis Breguet’s fabled contributions to horology, through which he demonstrated technical prowess with an elegance of form, lies a subset of timepieces that stand in marked contrast to the watchmaker’s quintessential, classically European style. These florid, richly enamelled pocket watches were created during the early 19th century for the Ottoman Empire – the result of a conflation of historical events and personalities that were singular to A.-L. Breguet."

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Re: How Breguet Became the Ottoman Empire’s Leading Watchmak

Postby foghorn » January 11th 2018, 6:09am

Seems those Ottomans have a leg up on everyone!
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Re: How Breguet Became the Ottoman Empire’s Leading Watchmak

Postby Thunder1 » January 11th 2018, 6:21am

Some very nice watches...and not a Turkey amongst them...
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