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A collector piece for all those with a love of history in Breitling watches

Le 29 January 2015, 04:38 dans Humeurs 0

Just because the Navitimer 1461 has a blue dial and comes with an optional blue strap does not alone mean that it has anything in common with other blue watches. Imagine if i did an article about ten completely different cars that just happen to have black paint jobs. Would I have any reason then to assume the color black somehow ties these otherwise disparate vehicles AAA Breitling Replica Watches AU? No. So a little advice for consumer publications that feel it necessary to cater to your watch brand advertisers in the form of editorial, please don't have a fashion editor dream up ways to discuss what is new in the world of horology with your readers. This will no doubt result in a not-so-lengthy discourse of the timeless virtues of the color orange.

Today, the Montbrillant is associating its name with another milestone in the history of the brand with the winged B by hosting Breitling’s Caliber 01, the most reliable and efficient of all selfwinding chronograph movements, produced using a revolutionary assembly process. The Montbrillant 01 Limited is issued in twin editions of 2, 000 in steel and 200 in red gold, with the individual number engraved at 9 o’clock on the case middle. The Mercury Silver dial features elegant hands, the traditional central hundredth of a second counter, and an 18K gold version of the stylized B that served as the brand symbol until the mid-20th century. A transparent sapphire crystal caseback provides generous views of Breitling’s Caliber 01, chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute), with its column wheel and its original structure. A collector’s piece for all those with a love of history in movement. ”

As a limited edition, what makes this Navitimer 1461 unique is the blue dial. In fact, all of the Navitimer 1461 models that Breitling has produced seem to have been limited editions. The last one has a black dial. Each is limited to 1, 000 pieces. I believe this is merely a practical measure given the availability of the movements. The blue Navitimer 1461 is available on either a steel metal bracelet or blue strap. The bracelet is nice, and it is hard to not recommend a Breitling-made bracelet, but it does look so nice on that blue strap, making that option difficult to resist. Price for the watch on the bracelet is low price, and a bit less on the strap.

Breitling launches a new unique model that harkens to the days of yore, well, more like the 50’s and 60’s. The new Breitling Transocean Chronograph B01 draws from the styles of the old Transocean from 1958 and tag heuer carrera replica be launched as a Limited Edition of 2000 pieces in steel and 200 pieces in rose gold both with exhibition casebacks. There will be a regular series as well launched afterwards that will have a standard solid caseback.

With a 43. 5mm wide highly polished steel case, Breitling fans will feel at home with the shiny fit and finish. The textured dial will be available in black, silver, or gray. In addition to the rubber strap with portholes, there will also be a metal bracelet and leather or crocodile strap available to match the watch. This is up there with the true professional instruments that Breitling offers, but good enough for everyday use for any guy who likes the look of the watch. You can see that the rear of the watch has one of those famous turbine engravings that Breitling watches are known for.

What separates this watch from many other Breitling fashion is the legibility

Le 29 January 2015, 04:32 dans Humeurs 0

Now Breitling has announced a chronograph version of the Superocean Heritage to the delight of many fans. Using Breitling's Caliber 13 movement (based on the Valjoux 7750), you get a chronometer class movement with a 12 hour chronograph. What separates this watch from many other Breitling chronographs is the legibility. This is not a busy and complicated watch to use or read. The beauty of Valjoux 7750 and alike movements is that it can be integrated and have little negative effect on the legibility of a watch. Here, the subdials are subdued, {} are prominent. The hands are large and thick enough to be identified at a quick glance. This functionality and style should appeal to anyone who enjoys the standard Breitling Superocean Heritage watch, and even those who do not.

I just received this press release from Breitling, but I’ve already seen these in stores. A bit late on their part, but I thought it was cool when I saw the watch – my Wife even said that she wouldn’t mind wearing one of these white tag heuer replica watches! They were already distinguished by their size, noticeably more compact than those of the other Breitling for Bentley models, and suited to all wrists. With the new special all-white “Ice” versions, the Bentley GT and Bentley GT Racing chronographs now also display a look that is well off the beaten track. This original and sophisticated appearance features an Ice White dial – an exclusive Bentley livery colour – teamed with a rubber strap in the same shade. The faces of these exceptional sports models, enhanced by rimmed counters, evoke the dashboards of the finest Bentley Grand Tourers. The bezel with its knurled raised motif is reminiscent of the characteristic control buttons of the prestigious British carmaker.

In terms of the chassis, the Bentley GT Ice chronograph has a steel case with an all-polished finish, while the even more sophisticated Bentley GT Racing Ice version is distinguished by finishes alternating between satinbrushed upper surfaces and polished sides; and its caseback bears a medallion with the outline of the famous Cheap Cartier Roadster Replica AAA Watches For Sale, the epitome of power and elegance representing the quintessence of the Grand Tourer tradition. These two watches are driven by the selfwinding Breitling Calibre 13B chronograph movement, chronometer-certified by the COSC and equipped with a calendar displaying the day and date through a large twin aperture at 3 o’clock. The bidirectional rotating bezel serves to activate the “variable tachometer”, a world-exclusive Breitling feature. When used in conjunction with the chronograph, this system enables the user to measure mean speed whatever the time elapsed, the distance covered or the speed reached. Bentley GT Ice and Bentley GT Racing Ice: grand style follows its own road.

Depending on who you are and your perception of the message on the rear of this watch you'll either love it or hate it. When it comes down to it, this is Breitling banking on the power of iconography to push this piece to the patriotic US consumer. Would it be cool to have a Breitling watch with the Great Seal of the US on the back? Sure. Would I pay a handsome premium for it? Not sure. Another carrot is that sales proceeds of the 50 watches will go to benefit the Fischer House Foundation charity..