Although Breguet’s grandson was not directly involved in watchmaking, his passion and expertise in the field of aviation has inspired models like the Breguet Type XX and XXI made in the 1950’s. When the French government made a request for an aviation and aerial navigational tool, Breguet responded with confidence. The designs combined legibility and reliability with the company’s closely guarded manufacturing methods in haute horology, resulting in masterpieces that would not only help to complete important tasks whilst in the air, but would look sophisticated and professional when worn by pioneers on the ground. The Breguet XX, XXI and XXII models are fitted with self-winding movements that can be admired though a sapphire-backed case. Showcasing the complexity and meticulous craftsmanship involved in the making of a finely tuned Breguet movement is what the company feel passionate about. A beautiful timepiece is not merely all about the presentation of the dial but what lies beneath it. Flyback functions allow the gentleman to reset the chronograph via a simple push of a button, and many designs from the collection boast retro-inspired aesthetics for adding a touch of archaic flavour to the wrist.