The museum presents Prangins Breguet watches

Prangins Breguet

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In a retrospective exhibition of the museum Prangins (Switzerland) presents antique clock from the company Breguet.

Sold to General Bonaparte 5 Floreal 6 years, the amount of 1500 francs. ” This article is contained in the account book of Abraham-Louis Breguet (April 1798). The record was made with respect to hours for the traveler with a calendar in 1798. Watches were purchased by Napoleon during his Egyptian campaign. In the history of chasodeliya this model is recognized as one of the most significant.

In 1991, the clock Bonaparte acquires Swiss National Museum Prangins. Castle Prangins once belonged to Napoleon’s brother Joseph. “This exhibition probably had to be organized at the home of Napoleon,” – said museum curator Nicolas Minder. Most of the models – from the collection of Nicolas Hayek (the founder of Swatch Group), exposed on the monitor.

The exhibition runs until September 19, 2011.

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