For Russia, With Love

[an error occurred while processing this directive]Next week the horologists at Breguet, one of Switzerland's oldest watchmakers (founded in Neuchâtel in 1775), will celebrate the company's historical link to Russia with an exhibit at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. Founder A.L. Breguet had a long, close relationship with the Russian ruling family, and even secured imperial warrants as watchmaker to the Czar and Russian navy.

The exhibit, which runs through September 26th, features watches from private collections around the world as well as from such institutions as the Louvre and the British Museum. More than 100 antique timepieces are on show,...

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