Fascinating Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette Gold Pocket Watch

Front of Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette Pocket Watch

Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette pocket watch is an impressive  timepiece of our modern times. In many ways, this watch and the story around it have formed the foundation for what keeps me in love with timepieces and why I started aBlogtoWatch in the first place.   Front of Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette  Pocket Watch
Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette remains the 5th or 6th most complicated pocket watch in the world, even though it is based on the original Breguet 160 pocket watch, that held the position as the most complicated watch ever made for about 100 years after being completed in 1827.Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette  Pocket Watch dial 02At 63mm wide in 18k gold, the Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette attempted to replicate the original 160 in every way possible from the complications to the crystal made of natural rock crystal. In addition to the time and featuring automatic winding, the Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette pocket watch has a perpetual calendar, chronograph, minute repeater, thermometer, power reserve indicator and more special technical features which even today remain impressive; all with a skeletonized, dial-free design.Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette  Pocket Watch dial 01