Precision, accuracy, luxury, and performance under pressure since 1884
Breitling watches have over the centuries exuded power and elegance. Despite the pressures of the world and changing tastes, Breitling has managed to maintain its status as a leader for quality luxury watches. The name Breitling has had a long reputation as an icon in the watchmaking industry. Breitling continues to reinvent itself and offer beloved pieces time and time again.
Breitling Watches – Where Precision and Accuracy meet Luxury
Breitling is renowned for quality timepieces. This is a reputation it developed from the late 19th century and which is still a hallmark of their brand. With a unique skill at combining timepieces and measuring tools, Breitling has created some of the most sought-after watches that cater to watch enthusiasts, purists, working professionals, and watch aficionados.
By exclusively focusing on watchmaking, the Breitling company can continuously design innovative timepieces that combine accuracy, precision, and aesthetic appeal with functionality. Their watches are at the forefront for sophistication, class, and elegance.
Breitling Watch Collections
Breitling Navitimer 1 & 8 Watches
For a truly distinctive and timeless pilot watch, browse the Breitling Navitimer watches. From the classic Breitling Navitimer 1 to the more modern Breitling Navitimer 8, the Breitling Navitimer collections offers something unique and special to the Navitimer series. Whether you’re a purist at heart or new to iconic watches, the Navitimer watches will surely offer plenty of options for you.
The Breitling Navitimer – A Watch for More than Just Pilots
The Breitling Navitimer Collections is everything aviation and a celebration of the brands past and present. The Navitimer 1 is clearly influenced by the original brand founded in 1952 and maintains aspects of its roots. For the purists at heart, it echoes the sleek beauty and practicality of the original pilot watch. With its classic sliding rule, notched bezel, and Breitling’s acclaimed B01 movement, the Navitimer 1 is the ultimate pilot watch that represents the roots of Breitling.
The Breitling Navitimer 8 has emerged as the modern, sportier chronograph of the Navitimer line of watches. Though the Navitimer 8 has several varieties, including a three-hand version, one of its key differentiators from the Navitimer 1 is the lack of a slide rule bezel. But, don’t let that distract you. The Navitimer 8 is still a straightforward chronograph, with a cleaner design that is suitable for almost any occasion. It is also a sleeker watch with a more utilitarian look and feel that makes it appealing to all ages.
The Breitling Superocean Collection features the brand’s line of diving and nautical-oriented watches. The Superocean series is renowned for its performance and accuracy in underwater situations. If you’re looking for a watch with exceptional water resistance up to depths of 1,000m, luminescent hands, and one that’s suitable for deep diving or all-around wear, the Superocean collection is just for you.
The Breitling Superocean – A True Classic Wristwatch for Every Occasion
Conquer both the ocean and land with the Breitling Superocean Collection, a premier series of diving watches. Though developed for divers and military officers in 1957, it quickly became a series of choice for recreational divers. The collection offers a variety of sturdy watches of unmatched performance that can stand the test of time and is ready for the most challenging voyages.
We know these watches for their robustness and extreme water resistance capabilities. The Breitling Superocean collection is powered by automatic movements and comes with its distinctive safety valve. This protects the watch by balancing the differences in pressure inside and outside the watch. They also generally feature the “Superocean” inscription along at 6 o’clock, large indices, and the iconic sword-shaped hands.
The Breitling Superocean Héritage is ideal for the modern-day explorer and avid adventurer. The Breitling Superocean 42-mm is one of the most popular Breitling Héritage models that perfectly captures a modern look with and vintage feel. Choose between the Superocean 42 and the Superocean 44 for the more comfortable band for your wrist.
The Superocean series offers a mix of contemporary style with vintage appeal reminiscent of its deep diving history. Depending on the band you choose for your Breitling Superocean watch, you can have a distinguished diving watch or an exquisite all-around timepiece for a variety of occasions underwater and on land.
The Breitling Transocean series features a more elegant collection that transcends any environment. They are combined with the typical sturdiness, performance, and functionality of a true Breitling watch. Because of this, the Transocean models are the epitome of sportive elegance for an absolutely timeless appeal. From the extraordinary Transocean Chronograph to the classic Transocean Day and Time, these watches are an embodiment of stylistic perfection.
The Breitling Transocean – The Leader Amongst the Powerhouses –B01
Breitling Transocean is a classic design for any occasion. Expand your imagination and feed your individuality with this range of distinctive pieces with an understated aura of luxury that’s never been so easily captured. With a retro look paired with a large diameter, scratch-resistant and glare-proof sapphire crystal glass, this watch packs power and reliability in an intriguing package.
In keeping with its Transocean appeal, this series is also water resistant between 50-100 meters, depending on the model. It’s the ideal for travelers and brings to mind the transcontinental era.
The Breitling Transocean Chronograph highlights the classic chronograph design in a fully contemporary style. Its slender fuselage masks the high-performance Caliber 01 ‘engine’ developed by the Breitling Chronométrie.
By contrast, the Breitling Transocean Day & Date offers a sleeker design with an urban flair. This model reflects a unique combination of elegance and Breitling balance and performance. Reminiscent of the original Transocean, the current models feature slender lugs, a chronometer-certified self-winding caliber.
The Breitling Chronomat is an all-purpose watch – a universal tool – with a robust concept. It has a wide range of models in its line to suit a variety of tastes and styles. The Breitling Chronomat series and models are enjoyed by men with exceptional taste, high standards and who understand style. Browse the catalog of robust chronomat wristwatches such as Chronomat B01, Breitling Avenger including the Super Avenger and Hurricane Avenger, Breitling Bentley, and Breitling Colt watches.
The Revolution We needed – The Breitling Chronomat 44 and Breitling Chronomat B01
Amongst the leading models in the Breitling family of wristwatches is the Chronomat 44. It’s one of Breitling’s classics and bestsellers for a good reason. It is the epitome of elegance, precision, and function. The highly popular Breitling Chronomat 44 is sturdy, water resistant, and offers a compelling visual that cannot be mistaken. The Chronomat 44 and Breitling Chronomat B01 is ideal for pilots and explorers alike.
Under the chronomat range is the Breitling Colt, an exciting and robust military-style match. You can get this highly efficient watch with either an automatic caliber or a SuperQuartzTM. Find these watches in the classic Breitling design with engraved indices and four rider tabs that offer precision handling and protection.
For a watch that offers impressive shock resistance and robustness in its design, the Breitling Avenger series if for you. It comes in several models with a chronograph in different sizes, a watch with GMT function, as well as a professional diving model. Look for the Avenger Hurricane Breitlight® with its bold design and high-resistance features to withstand any challenge. Or choose the Breitling Super Avenger with its self-winding chronograph caliber which is ruggedly built to endure extreme conditions.
Next in the line of successful chronomat luxury watches is the Breitling for Bentley – luxury and perfection epitomized. Two iconic brands partnered to bring the ultimate in perfection, boldness, and efficiency packaged in a stylishly elegant yet robust watch. Enjoy the best of both worlds with the sophisticated Breitling Bentley wristwatches in either sporty models or elaborate watches such as the Breitling Bentley Mark VI.
Breitling’s Professional Watches offer multifunctional use for men and women who enjoy high-performance watches. The Watches for Professionals series comes with features that make them a must for the explorer and the watch enthusiast and a vital companion on any journey. Modernized for the needs of today, the watches in the Breitling Professional Collection offer the features that every adventurer needs.
The Breitling Professional Series – A Combination of Safety, Functionality, & Practicality
From modern, classic, to sporty, the Breitling Professional Collection offers an unmatched level of functionality and technological sophistication in an ultra-modern and user-friendly package. The refreshing design of the Breitling Professional Series encourages you to have fun while maintaining its practical usability.
Models in the Breitling Exospace collection offer a unique combination of analog-digital features for a watch that’s ideal for the time-zone hopping traveler. It’s developed as a high-tech watch that caters to the working professional who wants modern features with strong functionality.
The Breitling Emergency and Emergency II models come with a unique range of features that while it tells time, it could also save your life. It’s designed to incorporate a micro-transmitter that allows you to send a distress signal to facilitate search and rescue in case of an emergency.
For an innovative combination of features and functionality, Breitling Cockpit is in a class of its own. It features the distinctive analog and digital display of the Professional series, split time and flyback functions, and two time-zones plus more functions for the pilot or traveler on the go.
The Breitling Brand
Since it was established in 1884 by the talented Léon Breitling, the Breitling brand has managed to emerge successfully from depressions, wars, and the quartz crises of the 1970s. Today, it continues its outstanding run as a leader in the industry. It is a symbol of elegance coupled with functionality that meets the needs of everyday explorers, travelers, and professionals who need a watch that does more than just tell time.
And they’ve continued to innovate. From 2000, all Breitling watches have been designed to meet the Swiss tradition of precision timers. Each Breitling watch carries a chronomètre certifié as they are designed to meet the standards set by the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres, the official independent Swiss Chronometer Testing body.
Behind Breitling Watches
At the core of its brand is the desire to offer extreme precision under extreme circumstances. That’s why Breitling watches have been the wristwatch of choice for professions that needed that accuracy under intense conditions. From military personnel to pilots and divers, Breitling watches have helped them to maintain accuracy vital to their roles.
Then, Breitling transcended from solely providing for specialists and became a brand also for adventurers, explorers, recreational activities, and other professionals. But, their watches have not lost what made them extraordinary in the first place – their ability to stand up to pressure in a variety of environments while highlighting its elegance and appealing aesthetics.
Breitling is a chronograph specialist
Breitling is a chronograph specialist and a pioneer in the industry. They developed their first wristwatch chronograph in 1915, the return-to-zero pushpiece in 1934, and hasn’t slowed down since. They are an innovator having developed the self-winding chronograph in 1969, and the digital chronograph in their Breitling Aerospace watch in 1985.
The Breitling SuperQuartz technology launched in 2001 is considered ten times more accurate than standard quartz. It is in an exclusive club of watches that can meet COSC requirements for electronic movements.
Breitling Watches Designed for You
Designed and built in-house, Breitling watches boast of the excellent tradition of watchmaking cemented in quality and sophistication.
A lot of the modern Breitling watches highlight their roots and the features that defined the brand and set them apart from their competition. These features are so unique that once you have a Breitling watch, everyone knows the brand you wear. You can’t miss the iconic wings of the Breitling long and inscription in every model. Many models also come with the distinctive Breitling three-hand time telling with other information displayed digitally in two windows. Breitling watches in every collection is available in a variety of designs, sizes, and colors to cater to a variety of tastes.
Some of its more popular collections include:
Breitling Pushes Boundaries
From being the first chronograph in space to helping to break world records to iconic collaborations (think Bentley and Breitling), this luxury watch brand has been pushing boundaries. It’s the favored watch brand for Hollywood stars, renowned legends in different fields over the world, and watch enthusiasts alike.
Breitling’s sporty oriented legacy continues to entice watch users across the globe. And while Breitling is often associated with large sized (oversized) watches, they offer smaller watches that are designed for thinner wrists. So, you can find models from 36 mm to their standard 44 mm watches.
From its roots from a small workshop in St. Imier, Switzerland, to its ultramodern headquarters in Grenchen, Breitling has had a long and illustrious legacy and looks to continue building more for the future. So, explore our collection of new, pre-owned, and used Breitling watches. Find a timeless piece of history, vintage or ultra-modern, that speaks to the power and precision of an authentic Breitling watch.