Renowned Swiss watchmaker Breitling honors the 100th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force as well as the 50th anniversary of the “Patrouille Suisse” — Switzerland’s top gun acrobatic pilot team — with the 50th Anniversary edition of their coveted Chronomat 44 GMT Patrouille Suisse watch. This exclusive version of the Chronomat 44 will be limited to only 1,000 pieces, only adding further [...]
Breitling has always been the first watch of choice for explorers worldwide, even as the chronograph for American astronaut Scott Carpenter. So while it’s unarguably a luxury piece, the Swiss watchmaker doesn’t want you to forget that its instruments are for those living on the proverbial edge. In that mindframe they release the Emergency II [...]
It’s all in the name when it comes to Breitling. The esteemed Swiss watchmaker has been producing Avenger Seawolf diver watches since 2002; the first of it’s kind to reach the depths of 10,000 feet (3,000 meters). The Limited Edition Avenger Blacksteel Code Yellow marks the company’s 2012 release. As in the name, this edition [...]
Fifty years ago yesterday, astronaut Scott Carpenter became only the second American to orbit the Earth solo aboard the Aurora 7 space capsule. He orbited three times while wearing a Breitling Navitimer chronograph, following John Glenn in an epic milestone of American space exploration. How many watchmakers can boast of being worn on pioneering space [...]
Inspired by Finnish four-time world rally champion Juha Kankkunen’s 205 mph world-record breaking run on the frozen Baltic Sea, the Breitling for Bentley “Ice Speed Record” Chronograph is a celebration combining aesthetics from both top-tier luxury brands. The speeds were achieved in Bentley’s most potent convertible ever, the Supersport “Ice Speed Record” (of which only [...]
Breitling puts its money where its aviation heritage mouth is by recently vowing to restore the legendary “Super Constellation” aircraft, one of the last three “Super Connies” left in the world. To pay for the restoration, the esteemed Swiss watchmaker announced it will release a limited edition model of its classic Navitimer Aviation Chronograph watch [...]
Breitling elevates its Montbrillant chronograph by equipping it for the first time with its high-performance Caliber 01 movement. The limited edition timepiece continues the Swiss watchmaker’s focus on aeronautics, which it has firmly established itself as the industry leader. The 40 mm case implements a bidirectional rotating bezel, and will be available in either steel [...]
Premier Swiss watchmaker Breitling updates its classic Transocean timepiece with a Caliber 01 movement. The special limited edition wristwatch will be available with three different bands — crocodile, leather or mesh stainless steel. Available for $6,700.