Gent’s stainless steel Breitling Navitimer 01 bracelet watch. Ref. AB012721/C889. Automatic B01 Chronometer certified in-house chronograph movement, complete with original box and papers dated 2018.
The Navitimer is instantly recognisable as one of Breitling’s most iconic watches. Released in 1952, the Navitimer was originally created for pilots to aid navigation, using features such as the bidirectional slide rule bezel to perform an entire range of calculations, it makes for a truly remarkable watch. The Navitimer is also the world’s oldest mechanical chronograph and is acclaimed as being the world’s first wrist chronograph worn in space by Scott Carpenter in 1962.
This gent’s Breitling Navitimer 01 is fitted to a polished stainless steel Navitimer bracelet. The aurora blue dial features three tone-on-tone chronograph sub dials, luminous hands and a date window, housed in a 46mm robust steel case. Comes complete with original box and paperwork.