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Travel clock

CORNICHE

Choosing an Alarm clock with centuries of history

Travel clock

The name “Corniche” comes from the elaborate moulding, or corniche, round top. The first authentic carriage clock was made in Paris at the start of the 19th Century under the auspices of the great Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823), the most inspired of all watchmakers. Carriage clocks are also known in France as “Officer’s clocks” and the name is based on an historical anecdote. It is said that Napoleon, having almost lost a major battle because one of his officers was late, ordered his military chiefs to carry a carriage clock with them at all times. Orders placed with master clockmakers always included the reference “a clock for an officer” and this brought the name into common parlance.

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CORNICHE

Reference    51.6021/001
Movement :
Cal. 1754 A - 8 days
Functions :

Hours, Minutes
Alarm

Power Reserve :
8 days
Finishings :

include polishing, sand-blasting, circular satin finishing <br>Gold-plated movement and housing.

Jewels :
11
Dimensions :

82 x 112 x 68 mm

Materials :

Brass

Materials 2 :

Gold Plated

Winding :
Manual with double ended key

Options   

LUXURY BOX

THE KEYS

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