Chronomat B01 42


The story

Breitling’s all-purpose watch for your every pursuit. The Chronomat holds a significant place in Breitling’s history. Introduced in 1984, at a time where extra-thin quartz timepieces were the order of the day, Breitling placed a bold bet on an impressively proportioned mechanical watch. Based on the Frecce Tricolori chronograph, which had been developed and launched in 1983 in collaboration with the famed Italian aerial squadron, the Chronomat celebrated Breitling’s centenary in style and marked the return of the mechanical chronograph to its rightfully prominent place at the brand which had built its global reputation on these incredible watches. Available in a variety of materials including stainless steel and 18k red gold, the Chronomat features a 42 mm case and the iconic bezel with the four rider tabs. Available with a range of black, blue, silver, and copper dials, the Chronomat is matched to the signature “Rouleaux” bracelet and is powered by the in-house Breitling Manufacture Caliber 01, a COSC-certified chronometer.

Breitling’s all-purpose watch for your every pursuit.
The Chronomat holds a significant place in Breitling’s history. Introduced in 1984, at a time where extra-thin quartz timepieces were the order of the day, Breitling placed a bold bet on an impressively proportioned mechanical watch.
Based on the Frecce Tricolori chronograph, which had been developed and launched in 1983 in collaboration with the famed Italian aerial squadron, the Chronomat celebrated Breitling’s centenary in style and marked the return of the mechanical chronograph to its rightfully prominent place at the brand which had built its global reputation on these incredible watches.  
Available in a variety of materials including stainless steel and 18k red gold, the Chronomat features a 42 mm case and the iconic bezel with the four rider tabs. Available with a range of black, blue, silver, and copper dials, the Chronomat is matched to the signature “Rouleaux” bracelet and is powered by the in-house Breitling Manufacture Caliber 01, a COSC-certified chronometer.

Key features

Case material
Stainless Steel
Water resistance
200 m (660 ft)
Diameter
42.0 mm
Thickness
15.1 mm
Product Weight (Approx.)
198.0 g.
Power reserve
approx. 70 hrs

Technical Data

Movement

Caliber Breitling 01 (Manufacture)
Movement self-winding mechanical
Power reserve approx. 70 hrs
Chronograph 1/4th second chronograph, 30-minute and 12-hour totalizers.
Vibration 28,800 v.p.h
Jewel 47 jewels
Calendar Dial aperture

Case

Case material Stainless Steel
Caseback Screwed in (sapphire crystal)
Water resistance 200 m (660 ft)
Bezel Unidirectional, ratcheted
Crown Screw-locked, two gaskets
Crystal Cambered sapphire, glareproofed both sides

Dimensions

Product Weight (Approx.) 198.0 g.
Watch-head Weight (Approx.) 105.5 g.
Diameter 42.0 mm
Thickness 15.1 mm
Height (upper lug tip to lower lug tip) 50.5 mm
Lug width (in-between lug) 22.0 mm

Strap

Strap material Stainless Steel
Strap color Metal Bracelet
Strap type Straight
Lug 22/20 mm

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