Breitling launches new Navitimer and Chronomat variations

In 2016 Bretling gets off to smart start with new versions of its iconic Navitimer: the Navitimer 01 Limited Edition, and a crisp new Chronomat, the 44 Blacksteel.

Nifty Navitimer

Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition
Navitimer 01 Limited Edition
Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition, back view
Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition, back view.

The new Navitimer, a model first launched in 1952 and famed for its circular slide rule bezel, comes in a run of 1000 pieces in handsome gray and black livery, the dark gray dial featuring black counters.

The 43mm chronograph has an in-house caliber, which is visible through a sapphire case-back, features a black oscillating weight.

It is chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) and offers 70 hours power reserve.

The Navitimer 01 is available with a steel bracelet, or with leather or crocodile leather straps in various colours.

 Black Beauty

Breitling Chronomat 44 Blacksteel
Breitling Chronomat 44 Blacksteel.
Breitling Chronomat 44 Blacksteel
Breitling Chronomat 44 Blacksteel.

The Breitling Chronomat 44 Blacksteel is a fresh take on the model complete with distinctive square chronograph counters, red dial accents and carbon-black case treatment.

The unidirectional rotating bezel features black rubber-inlaid numerals and a large luminescent dot facilitating the countdown of flight or dive times.

The watch combines a military-style anthracite high-tech fabric exterior with a rubber lining for comfort.

The Chronomat has a screw-lock crown and push pieces and is water-resistant to 200 meters. It’s self-winding certified chronograph movement is powered by a black oscillating weight visible through the transparent case back.

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