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Nov 28

Breitling SuperOcean Heritage Chronograph

        Launched in 1884, Breitling is a watch-making powerhouse defined centenary tradition of creating impeccable chronographs of sublime functionality and unmatched precision, but, above all, the brand is internationally known for sharing a profound connection with the field of aeronautics and due to this fruitful partnership it was designed the- official supplier to world aviation.

        After 1950s, the skilled watchmaker started to develop another privileged partnership with the fascinating world of those who try to conquer the ocean’s depths and discover their hidden mysteries, therefore the first SuperOcean Professional Diver’s Watch was born, and ever since, it became a coveted item for the diving enthusiast fans. Throughout the years the model received countless improvements that gradually increased its water-resistance from 500 meters down to an amazing 1500 meters and furthermore, the contemporary models which can withstand to the enormous pressure exerted at 2000 meters beneath the ocean’s surface without loosing their remarkable precision.

         Paying a great tribute to the initial SuperOcean model, Breitling added a brand new timepiece to its SuperOcean ‘Heritage’ line- their new Chronographe retains the outstanding functionality and classy aesthetics of the timepiece created over 50 year ago, the architecture of the charismatic dial remained unchanged up to the finest detail touches as the 18 karat yellow gold B signature above the brand’s name. Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronographe features distinctive luminescent triangular-tipped hour hand which ensures perfect time legibility even at great ocean depths in poor or no light conditions. The watch has a stainless steel, sturdy case, measuring 46 mm in diameter which ensures 200-meter water tightness due to being furthermore equipped with unidirectional ratcheted bezel, cambered sapphire crystal and screw-locked crown.

        At the heart of this sophisticated diver’s watch beats the Breitling Caliber 13, a Self-Winding Movement, which oscillates at a rate of 28800 vibrations per hour and, its impeccable precision received COSC chronometer certification. This high-precision movement ensures ¼ of second chronograph function, 30 minutes totalizer, calendar function and 12 hours totalizer.

        The timepieces from the Heritage line are coupled with a steel woven strap, the Ocean Classic woven steel bracelet reminiscent of first SuperOcean models, but they are also available in a more contemporary Ocean Racer rubber strap which matches the dial’s color, whether blue, black or bronze, it enhances the model’s contemporary sporty appeal. All in all, Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronographe will always a reliable time companion for any impassionate diver and it comes for a price ranging between $2,000.00 up to $4,800.00.

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