Breitling Navitimer 38 Black Dial Steel Automatic Wristwatch
Breitling, a luxury Swiss watchmaker, was founded by Leon Breitling in 1884 and is best known for fitting their watches with chronometer movements. The popular Navitimer models have been the choice timepiece among aviators, while the SuperOcean models are preferred by divers and the nautical sporting crew.
Famously, James Bond was given a Breitling by “Q” in the 1965 movie Thunderball. The watch disappeared after the filming only to be discovered in 2012 and purchased from a car boot sale for GB£25. The watch then sold in a Christie’s auction for over GB£100,000. Also, comedian Jerry Seinfeld wore either a Breitling Navitimer or a Chronomat in every episode of the TV sitcom Seinfeld.
|Lug to Lug (mm):||44|
|Case to Case (mm):||38|
|Bezel Material:||Stainless Steel|
|Case Material:||Stainless Steel|
|Caseback Material:||Stainless Steel|
|Movement:||Automatic, Breitling Cal. 17 (Base ETA 2824-2), Cosc Chronometer, 25 Jewels|
|Functions:||Quick Set Date, Date|
|Bracelet/Fob Material:||Stainless Steel|
|Clasp Style:||Fold Over|
|Horologist Note:||Bracelet is a Breitling signed Pilot model 3918 B12 with 455B ends; Slide bezel ruler; Date code indicates manufacture in 44th week of 2018|
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