Since 1884, Breitling has made chronographs known for their precision and sturdiness. As the official supplier to World Aviation, Breitling is one of very few companies to produce their own mechanical chronograph movements. Breitling is not only one of the last independent Swiss watch brands, but a family company as well.
The 1980’s saw the introduction of Breitling’s Colt series. The Breitling Colt Automatic holds the classic style of the original Colt, which was created to be a military watch. The Colt Automatic maintains the military feel, sticking true to the principles of readability and reliability.
The watch has a diameter of 44mm, keeping the size large enough to be able to read with ease. The minimalist design of the Colt Automatic, alongside the glare-proofed sapphire crystal, add to the readability. The unidirectional rotating bezel is equipped with raised cursors at the quarter hour marks. The quarter hour cursors are a common addition to Breitling watches.
The Colt Automatic is not only reliable in its function, but in design as well. The Colt Automatic rarely deviates from the correct time. The self-winding mechanical movement plays a large part in this. Due to the inspiration that it be designed as a military watch, the accuracy and reliability in the Automatic are high.
The design of the Colt Automatic is one of a sturdy watch. The steel casing and screwed in back ensure the inner workings of the watch stay safe. The Colt Automatic is water resistant to 200 meters (660 feet), which makes it usable as a divers watch as well.
When a person is looking for a stylish and sporty watch the Galactic 41 is a great choice. This watch is made by the Breitling Company which has been known for make excellent watches for a number of years.
The Galactic 41 watch is sport and sophisticated at the same time. This watch can be worn by a man or a woman. It is great for those that live an active lifestyle and need a watch that is sturdy enough to keep up with them. A person can see the time, date, and hands under a protective case.
This watch has a double window calendar that will allow a person to see the date without a problem. There is a chronometer certified self-winding movement hand that is under a water proof case. This water can within water up to 1,000 feet deep without any signs of damage. The Galactic 41 is made from stainless steel or it as well as rose gold. There is a gemset bezel for a classy look. This watch can go from the office to the sports field without a problem and will withstand all activity.
/The Breitling Superocean Chronograph 42 is a stylish men's watch with a self-winding mechanical movement. The case is made of steel and it has a distinctive, ratcheted bezel. The rubber-molded rotating bezel is unidirectional and has exceptionally clear numbering. This feature ensures that the watch is ideally suited for use in different light conditions. The stainless steel back is stamped with the winged Breitling logo and company name, along with Swiss serial numbers, and confirmation that Breitling have been manufacturing quality watches since 1884.
The watch is very evidently designed for sport and leisure pursuits. It has a power reserve of 42 hours minimum and vibration specification of 28,800 v.p.h. The watch is water-resistant to a depth of 200 m or 660 ft, with a diameter of 42 mm and a thickness of 15.25 mm. All of this makes the Breitling Superocean Chronograph 42 a useful timepiece for active sportsmen, as well as a stylish accessory for all occasions. It is suitable for diving, sailing, swimming, cycling, running: this watch will keep pace with high performance sports and still offer impeccable timekeeping.
The design ensures that the watch is customizable to order. There is a choice of Volcano Black or Mariner Blue dial, and the band can be chosen from a range of designs including leather versions in black with royal blue, red or yellow, an Ocean Racer (blue) version or the Professional version, which is made of stainless steel. In all its varieties, the Superocean Chronograph 42 lives up to the high standards that have always underpinned the Breitling company's excellent reputation.