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Breitling Navitimer B01 Chronograph 43

RB0117131Q1P1

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Full Specification

  • Brand Breitling
    CollectionNavitimer
    SeriesN/A
    Model NoRB0117131Q1P1
  • Movement
    Features Bi-directional Rotating Bezel, Chronograph, Date, Small Seconds
    Movement Automatic
    Calibre B01
    Case
    Case Size 43 mm
    Case Shape Round
    Case Material Rose Gold
    Bezel Bi-directional Rotating Bezel
    Glass Material Sapphire Crystal
    Dial
    Dial Colour Brown
    Strap
    Strap Material Leather
    Strap Colour Brown
    Other
    Gender Men
    Water Resistance (M) 100
    Warranty Period 5 Years + 3 years warranty extension by registering here till 30th June 24
    Country of Origin Switzerland

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About the Breitling Navitimer Collection

History

Coined from the words navigator and timer, the Breitling Navitimer collection is one of the most legendary collections by the brand. The birth of the Navimeter as an idea preceded its execution by decades, with the Breitling Chronomat in 1942. Willy Breitling collaborated with the mathematician Marcel Robert to design a slide rule bezel that made the calculation of complex logarithmic values possible. This led to the development of a scale that incorporated the three units necessary for aerial navigation- STAT, KM and NAUT. Pilots all over the world could now perform complicated calculations such as fuel consumption, average or climbing speeds, and so on, by using their Navitimer, which doubled as a calculator. From its launch in 1952 till today, more than 60 years after its release, the Navimeter has undergone several changes, including the evolution from the manual Venus 178 movement in 1952 to the highly modern automatic movement in 1969, though the side rule bezel has remained a constant component. The first editions of the Navimeter 806 are today highly sought-after collectables.

Features

With various dial sizes, each watch from the Navimeter collection is bold and historically suited for aircraft navigators, by providing easy visibility even in poor lighting. The most distinctive feature of timepieces from this line is the aviation slide rule, perfect for complex calculations such as conversions from kilometres to nautical miles. Many timepieces are equipped with a transparent case back that allows an insight into the immaculate working of Breitling's certified automatic movement. Though the dials are mainly traditional panda or reverse panda coloured, other hues are available for some of the more adventurous wearers. Apart from the slide ruler, the collection also features chronographs for the intricate aviators with chronograph sub-dials fitted horizontally.

The Cosmonaute

On May 24th, 1962, Astronaut Scott Carpenter took off from the surface of the earth to space with a Navitimer on his wrist. This Navitimer was specially crafted for the outer world and was called the Cosmonaute. The watch was equipped with a day/night indicator that was made on a special request put forward by Scott himself. Today, Breitling offers a replica of the same watch limited to just 362 units. These timepieces feature special engravings on the calibre bridges, such as Carpenter, Mercury 7, Three orbits around the earth and a replica uniform badge from the rocket’s space capsule.

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ABOUT THE MOVEMENT

Breitling's introduction of the B01 movement marked a significant milestone as the brand's first in-house chronograph movement. Revered as one of the best contemporary chronograph movements, this COSC-certified calibre finds its esteemed place within the Navitimer, Premier, Chronomat, and Top Timer collections. Boasting a column wheel and vertical clutch chronograph mechanism, it delivers precision timing down to 1/4 second increments, capable of measuring up to 12 hours. Additionally, the B01 showcases functionalities like a hacking seconds feature and quick-set date. Crafted from 346 meticulously assembled components, including 45 to 47 jewels, this movement operates at 28,800bph (4Hz) with an impressive 70-hour power reserve, exemplifying Breitling's dedication to horological excellence.

B01

    • Brand Breitling
    • Reference B01
    • Movement Automatic
    • Display Analog
    • Power Reserve approx. 70 hours
    • Jewels 47
    • Frequency 28800 bph

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