To pay tribute to Louis XVI’s beloved queen, Breguet revealed a world exclusive at Basel 2008 - the legendary, painstakingly restored “Marie-Antoinette” watch, No. 1160. On September 24, 2008, Montres Breguet President and CEO Mr. Nicolas G. Hayek officially unveiled the Petit Trianon - the Queen’s favourite residence - after a complete restoration project fully funded by the watch company. International celebrities and the entire Breguet team celebrated the auspicious event with a splendid gala dinner party and fireworks in the Petit Trianon garden. The beautiful palace has been open to the public since October 2, 2008.
Number 11670: the Marie-Antoinette watch superbly restored by Breguet Featured
The restoration of the Petit Trianon was funded by the watch company.