Navitimer Ref. 8806 Mark 1 - NAVITIMER/REF8806/MK1
Launch date
1973
Historic details
PRODUCTION SPAN: 1973-1974

With the Navitimer Chrono-Matic ref. 8806 Breitling launches the automatic cal. 12 caliber in the traditional tapered lugs case with a diameter of 40/41mm; modified with a setting crown on the left, as required by the modular design of this caliber.

The Navitimer ref. 8806 has "Big Eyes" hour and minute counters, but no running seconds subdial at 6 o'clock, where the date display is positioned.

Red accents feature on both dial and slide rule. The logos are "Twin Jet" for Breitling-distributed Navitimer or silverwhite printed AOPA-signed wings. There are two executions of the hands: the slim lumed tapered baton of the classic Navitimer 806, later replaced by the lumed wide baton hands of the 48mm "Big Case." The dials are marked CHRONO-MATIC.

Caliber: automatic Cal. 12
Case: tapered lugs, ca. 40mm diameter
Bezel: serrated pointed notch bezel, ca. 41mm diameter
Dial: black with silverwhite "Big Eye" subdials, red accents on dial and slide rule
Mk1 hands: lumed tapered baton hands, arrow tip chrono sweep
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