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Breguet becomes patron of the French National Navy Museum in Paris

Breguet announced its new status as patron of the French National Navy Museum in Paris, with the support of its President Marc Hayek.

Breguet becomes Patron of the French National Navy Museum in Paris

The patronage is particularly appropriate and natural when you consider the special links between the watchmaking brand and the maritime world.

One of the first projects that will see the involvement of Breguet is the creation of a room devoted to scientific resources for navigation at sea throughout the ages. 


This 150-square-meter room, designed as a backdrop, will feature some key objects from the museum’s collection: ship models from different civilizations, ancient instruments of navigation, modern electronic instruments, as well as buoys and headlights, all full-scale. 

The objects on exhibition will include the naval chronometer N° 5072 that was produced from 1817 to 1818 in the workshops of Abraham-Louis Breguet, founder of the House of Breguet. 

Breguet Naval Chronometer N° 5072

Among the numerous recognitions achieved during his lifetime, Abraham-Louis Breguet was also awarded by Louis XVIII with the official title of Watchmaker to the French Royal Navy in 1815. 

This was the most prestigious title a horologist could hope to receive, given that the very concept of marine chronometry implied scientific knowledge. It also involved playing a crucial role for the country, as marine chronometers were of capital importance for fleets by making it possible to calculate ships’ positions at sea.

The French National Navy Museum in Paris in the famous Palais de Chaillot in the Place du Trocadéro is currently undergoing a full renovation. It is set to reopen its doors in 2022,  when it will unveil this space dedicated to navigation at sea, full of naval, scientific, and watchmaking history. breguet.com

Picture courtesy of Musée National de la Marine / P. Dantec

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