Breguet Reign de Naples 8918 mint green version

Posted by lifata on March 15th, 2024

High-end watch manufacturer Breguet unveiled the new Reine de Naples model to commemorate International Women's Day on March 8. The Reign de Naples collection is the successor to the historic wristwatch (No. 2639) created in 1812 for Caroline Murat, Queen of Naples and sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. The Reign de Naples, the first women's wristwatch that was ahead of its time and has preserved the elegance of a queen since its birth, has long become the most iconic collection representing the House of Breguet replica.

The new Reign de Naples 8918 is presented in white gold. The case diameter is the same as the previous models, 28.45 mm wide A total of 117 brilliant-cut diamonds are set in the iconic oval-shaped case (bezel) with fluted sides, and one briolette-cut diamond is also set in the center of the crown located at the 4 o'clock position of the case.

A total of 121 diamonds are decorated with a snow setting technique on the Tahitian natural white mother-of-pearl dial (some in white gold) and chapter ring, and 28 brilliant-cut diamonds are also set on the triple folding clasp cover made of the same white gold as the case. It boasts a gorgeous overall appearance.

In particular, the mint green colored Arabic numerals introduced for the first time on the white mother-of-pearl dial attract attention. The mint green color is said to symbolize spring seasonally and hope. Outside the off-center gold dial for the hours and minutes, a black print of a distinctive symbol inspired by the historic pocket fake watches uk created by Abraham-Louis Breguet decorates the minute track. And a pear-cut diamond is added below to emphasize elegance.

The movement is equipped with the previous time-only in-house automatic caliber 537/3 (frequency 3.5 Hz, power reserve 45 hours). Silicone, which is not affected by magnetism, is used as the escapement and balance spring material, and the unique movement with a platinum rotor can be admired through the sapphire crystal case back. Meanwhile, the strap is also made of mint green alligator leather and harmonizes with the characteristic color of the dial.

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