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When Breitling introduced its first Chronomat in 1948, it made history instantly. The Chronomat was the first watch to feature an aviator’s slide-rule bezel. This bezel is today the hallmark of another favourite Breitling model – the Navitimer.
However, Breitling revived and released the Chronomat in 1984 after a long interval to commemorate the brand’s 100th anniversary.
Since then, it has been a cornerstone of the Breitling’s watch collections.
Interestingly, the new and latest Breitling Chronomat models are anticipated to be inspired from this 1980s version.
Thus, here is a rundown of the new Breitling Chronomat models.
Breitling developed the 1984 Chronomat for the famous Frecce Tricolori of Italy, taking inspiration from aviation style.
However, the watch featured a tachymeter-scale flange, thereby appealing to auto-racing lovers.
The new Chronomat also comes with unique integrated “Rouleau” styled steel bracelets and butterfly clasps.
Another significant feature is that the rider tabs at 3 o’clock and 12 o’clock positions are exchangeable. It means users can use the rider tabs for counting down or tallying up the first 15minutes interlude.
Moreover, the Chronomat Frecce Tricolori Limited Edition model flaunts a blue dial with a “Frecce Tricolori” logo and a case-back engraved “ONE OF 250”.
The new Breitling Chronomat watches flaunt 42 mm cases in 18ct rose gold or stainless steel.
Moreover, this COSC chronometer-certified movement features column-wheel architecture and has a power reserve of 70hours.
Breitling offered the Chronomat B01 42 in several colour variations.
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There is one stainless steel version that comes with copper, silver or blue dial and contrasting black sub-dials.
Moreover, Breitling also developed a special edition model, offering a British racing green dial, black sub-dials and a case-back with a Bentley logo.
The Breitling B01 42 also comes with a steel case with silver dial, and silver tone-on-tone sub-dials.
It also features a rose gold crown, rider tabs and pushers.
Moreover, the brand offered another significant Chronomat version in an 18ct rose gold case, anthracite-black dial and a black leather strap.
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