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Breitling Navitimer

£4,500.00
SKU 10049

Presented in mint condition this beautiful example of the solid gold and steel Breitling Navitimer.

This watch features a 41.8mm steel case with an 18ct yellow gold bezel, a silver coloured chronograph dial with yellow subdials and is powered by an automatic chronograph movement.

This watch comes as a full set with everything included.

A historical important piece ever associated with aviation. The first Navitimer, ref. 806, was released in the early 50s and was the second slide-rule chronograph they brought to the market. (after the success of the Chronomat). The name is taken from the words ‘Navigation’ and ‘timer’. Pilots were highly respected in the early years of aviation and Breitling looked forward to link this new model to them, they even used the AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots association) logo on their first models. Their marketing strategy paid off and resulted in them to become the official supplier of on-board measuring instruments for all notable aircraft companies. Over the years this model has been adapted to meet the current demands of the watch market and came in many variations. It is still the watch of choice for pilots from all over the world. Many Air-Forces even use it as regular equipment for their pilots. John Travolta, pilot and owner of 2 airplanes, is one of the wearers and ambassadors for the brand. However do not worry if you are not John Travolta or don’t own any planes, with this piece of history on your wrist the awesome look and utility is unbeatable.

Reference D23322
Movement Automatic
Clasp Steel
Dial Silver
Size (Case) 41.8mm
Material (Case) Steel/Gold
Bracelet Leather
Glass Sapphire
Condition Mint
Year 2011
Papers Yes
Box Yes
Warranties 2 years