60 years later, Breitling is back with a new space-inspired collection.
The Britling continues its legacy as one of the world’s most iconic models of navigator watches, beginning its life as a useful tool for those who take to the skies. When the brand was discontinued, Britling took to the skies on an Aurora 7 spacecraft on May 24, 1962 during a space mission.. After that Successful 3-day orbit around the Earth at the wrist of astronaut Scott CarpenterBreitling officially claimed his title as ‘First Swiss Watch in Space’. Exactly 60 years from the date, Breitling is now proud to release its brand new Navitimer B02 Chronograph 41 Cosmonaute Collection. The new Britling Navitimer features a 41mm case design made from a blend of stainless steel and platinum, a complex inner bezel that accurately displays two logarithmic scales. The complex chronograph dial layout shows the hour, minute, second, date-window, and chronograph functions of the navitimer cosmonaut.
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The new B02 Navitimer Chronograph 41 powers the Cosmonaute Breitling’s internal B02 mechanical hand-wound movement, Which holds an impressive 72-hour power reserve. A sapphire caseback allows owners and enthusiasts to get a closer look at the inner workings of the brittleing process, with commemorative carvings on the outer case to pay tribute to its 60th anniversary. The Breitling Limited-Edition Watch features two unique variations, including an available traditional stainless-steel bracelet or an elegant oversized black leather strap. The all-new Breitling Navitimer B02 Chronograph 41 Cosmonaute Collection is limited to 362-pieces only and is currently available for pre-order from 10,800.. Check back in the Dupont registry for more upcoming luxury watch news and releases.