Breitling Chronomat 44 Airbourne 30th Anniversary 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):||54|
|Case to Case (mm):||44|
|Bezel Material:||Stainless Steel|
|Case Material:||Stainless Steel|
|Caseback Material:||Stainless Steel|
|Movement:||Automatic, Breitling Cal. B01, 47 Jewels|
|Functions:||Tachymeter, Unidirectional Bezel, Subdials, Chronograph, Quick Set Date, Date, Screw Lock Crown|
|Bracelet/Fob Material:||Leather, Stainless Steel|
|Horologist Note:||Screw-lock crown and pushers; Date code indicates manufacture in 37th week of 2014; Bracelet style is Breitling YNYU B7 and signed three times|
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