AB0910371B1X1

Navitimer Ref. 806 1959 Re-Edition

€7 700
Case material
Case material
Stainless Steel
Water resistance
Water resistance
3 bars
Diameter
Diameter
41.0 mm
Thickness
Thickness
14.3 mm
Product Weight (Approx.)
Product Weight (Approx.)
75.0 g.
Power reserve
Power reserve
approx. 70 hrs
Caliber
Breitling B09 (Manufacture)
Movement
Mechanical hand-wound
Vibration
28,800 v.p.h
Jewel
34 jewels
Strap material
Calfskin Leather
Lug
22/18 mm
Buckle Material
Stainless Steel
Buckle size
18 mm

The story

The Navitimer Ref. 806 1959 Re-Edition has been designed with painstaking attention to every detail to faithfully match the design of the original Navitimer in 1959. It has a stainless-steel case of precisely the same dimensions as its inspiration and an all-black dial with tone-on-tone small second, 30-minute and 12-hour chronograph counters. Recreating one of the signature elements of the original Navitimer Ref. 806 in 1959, the dial, protected by a highly-domed Plexiglas, is highlighted with a Breitling inscription in capital letters and an unsigned winged logo. In fact, the only concessions to modernity are the water resistance, which has been increased to 3 bar (30 meters), and a Super-LumiNova® coating for which a very special attention has been paid to the color to ensure that it aligns with the aging of the luminescent material on earlier watches. Its hand-finished application gives the dial an additional touch of vintage allure and all its character. The Navitimer Ref. 806 1959 Re-Edition is powered by the in-house Breitling Manufacture Caliber B09, a hand-wound COSC-certified caliber based on the renowned Breitling Caliber 01 and developed specifically for historical re-editions. The Navitimer Ref. 806 1959 Re-Edition is available on a black leather strap and as a limited-edition of 1959 pieces, all individually numbered and engraved on the caseback.

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