Often a watchmaker’s emblem or logo says a lot about the brand. The crown emblem on Rolex timepieces symbolizes the brand’s long-standing association with royalty and heads of state. The Greek letter logo on Omega watches actually stands for the name Omega, a phrase also used to describe a popular jewelry link chain in bracelets and necklaces. The indented cabochon dot has long been used on Movado watch dials since the brand featured the design on its Museum watch in 1947.
Wings have long been associated with flying and aviation watches and no two watch brands with wing insignias easier to mind than Breitling and Longines. In the early 1920’s Longines developed navigational watches for the International Aeronautical Federation used by aviation pioneers of the era and soon incorporated wings into their brand emblem, which still remains today.
Breitling has long been the consummate pilot watchmaker for decades, since the brand first produced onboard chronographs used on aircraft cockpits in the 1930’s. During World War II, the British Royal Air Force equipped their fighter planes with Breitling timepieces for air strike missions.
The Breitling Navitimer mechanical chronograph with a circular slide-rule bezel for navigation related calculations was introduced in 1952. This heralded pilot’s watch is still in production today and remains a top watch choice for professional pilots throughout the world.
The brand is highlighted this week at TheWatchery.com with the Sky’s The Limit: Breitling Watch Event, featuring popular styles from the Chronomat, Chronospace, Superocean and Transocean collections at exceptional savings.
An accomplishment in time-keeping excellence, the Breitling Chronospace automatic chronograph for men is expertly crafted inside and out. The generously appointed case in premium grade stainless steel is an impressive 46mm in diameter and 15mm thick. The attractive triple-link bracelet in brushed and polished stainless steel adds to the bold, masculine design.
The bidirectional rotating slide-rule bezel in stainless steel features distinctive U-notched detail. The intricate black dial shines with three sub-dials, luminous sword hands, Arabic and square shaped hour markers. Feature include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, premium Swiss-made automatic movement inside and a locking screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 200 meters.
The Breitling Chronomat 41 Automatic men’s chronograph makes a statement in 18K Rose gold and stainless steel. The 41mm diameter case in premium-grade stainless steel is highly polished to a mirror-bright glow. The 18K rose gold unidirectional rotating bezel, crown and push-pieces add striking contrast. The handsome brown leather strap with white stitched detail completes the look.
The bright silver-colored dial with three gold tone sub-dials features luminous skeletons hands and baton hour markers. Features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, Swiss-made automatic movement inside along with a screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 300 meters.
The Breitling Chronomat Evolution is ideal for seafaring adventures with a polished premium grade stainless steel case and high-performance black rubber strap with pierced detail, ideal for deep-sea diving. The unidirectional rotating bezel in stainless steel surrounds the attractive light gray dial with a tachymeter outer dial, three subdials, an automatic date calendar, luminous hands and hour markers.
The locking screw-down crown and case back provide water-resistance to 300 meters. Features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and precise Swiss-made quartz movement. Chronomat Evolution is 44mm in diameter and 16mm thick.
Each of these Breitling watches is awarded official Chronometer certification from the esteemed COSC (Official Swiss Chronometer Test Institute).
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