Breguet Ref. 7027 La Tradition White Gold
May 29, 2012
This is a mint condition 2009 Breguet Ref. 7027 La Tradition that is available for sale at the upcoming Antiquorum - Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces - which takes place June 12, 2012.
The case (No. 4207) is 18k white gold and measures 38 mm in diameter by 12 mm thick. It is polished with a coin-edge band, rounded bezel, white gold screw bars and transparent case back. The dial features a double power reserve indication, small off-center guilloché silver dial with radial Roman numerals, retrograde power reserve indication at 11 o'clock, blued steel Breguet hands. The movement, caliber 507DR, has a sand-blasted finish and is visible from the dial side - a signature feature of the La Tradition collection. The manual wound in-house movement has 34 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with 4 regulating screws adjusted in five positions, blued steel parachute shock absorber and self compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring.
Black leather strap with 18k white gold buckle. Water-resistant to 30 meters.
Considering that this timepiece is: the first of the Breguet La Tradition collection, it has a manufacture quality Breguet movement, a unique dial side movement configuration, an 18k white gold case and it is in excellent condition - the estimate seems low.
Estimate $12,000 - $18,000