Breitling Navitimer 1
Navitimer For more than 65 years, the Breitling Navitimer has been one of the world’s most beloved mechanical chronographs. The Navitimer family introduces a watchmaking legend to a whole new generation.
Top models are made of 18-karat gold and are powered by an in-house caliber with a split-seconds chronograph. The Breitling Navitimer remains the company’s most successful model to date. First introduced in 1952, it is still considered an icon among pilot’s watches.
The Navitimer 1884 is yet another limited edition model. Its name refers to the year Breitling was founded. This model saw the addition of a central pointer date and a day and month display. Breitling fans refer to this combination as “Datora.” Be prepared to spend around 7,400 USD for this timepiece. The Breitling Navitimer remains the company’s most successful model to date. First introduced in 1952, it is still considered an icon among pilot’s watches.
in 43mm is my preferred choice, but that’s more about the taste than something else. All models have the same feel and finish. The Navitimer 1 B01 starts at €7640 for the stainless steel version on leather up to €45.980 for the full gold (gold case and bracelet) model.
Lift Off with the Breitling Navitimer. The Breitling Navitimer is one of the world’s most famous pilot’s watches. Its slide rule bezel is its most striking feature. Top models are made of 18-karat gold and are powered by an in-house caliber with a split-seconds chronograph.
The first time that the Breitling Navitimer replica introduced was in the 1940’s, the inspirational brand answered the demands of the aviation industry, and made a circular slide rule to their timepieces. This became the model we recognize today as the Navitimer – a true pilot’s watch.
A world classic amongst pilot watches: the Breitling Navitimer is one of the most popular chronographs in aviation. Generations of pilots have relied on the circular slide rules of the Navitimer for crucial calculations. The star of the Breitling collection has been an exceptional companion to this day – both in the air and on land.
Breitling Navitimer 1 Chronograph GMT 46 A24322121C2X1 men’s watch. Features a polished stainless steel case and blue leather strap. Polished stainless steel bidirectional rotating bezel. Blue dial with luminescent hands and index hour markers. Date displayed in dial aperture at 3 o’clock.
The 21st century was just as exciting for the Navitimer: the 41.8-millimetre-watch (Ref. A23322) met the demand of the time for larger men’s watches. The anniversary models of the Navitimer with the old Breitling logo, such as the Navitimer 50th Anniversary (Ref. A41322), or the Navitimer 1952 SE (Ref. A41322), were met with great enthusiasm.
The Breitling Navitimer is a legendary chronograph for aviators. To understand the history of the Navitimer, it helps to consider its era of origin. In 1952, commercial air travel was increasing in popularity and pilots were admired for their important and exciting jobs.
The Navitimer 1 Automatic 38 is not a chronograph…! The first obvious fact is that, unlike the veteran Navitimer, the Navitimer 1 is not a chronograph. Before everybody starts jumping up and down insisting that the Navitimer was and always will be a chronograph, Breitling points out that there was, in fact, a three-hand Navitimer produced in the 1950s, known as Ref. 66.
The Breitling Navitimer is one of the most revered names in the industry. Its unparalleled functionality and elegant display make it the gold standard for pilots and aviation professionals. Breitling Navitimer is designed with now-iconic circular slide rule bezel that lets pilots do all their calculations with a single tool.