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Breguet: Sound check of the gongs in a minute repeater

May 06, 2016
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Breguet: Sound check of the gongs in a minute repeater

Since 2003, Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, including one dedicated to minute repeaters.

Minute repeaters are particularly demanding to assemble as they call upon not only supreme watchmaking skills but also artistic talent to tune the sound. This video explains what watchmakers have to do to get the perfect-sounding minute repeaters:

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