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Breitling - The Time Of Heroes

Breitling The Time Of Heroes

The brand presents a versatile piece.

A contraction of “chronograph” and “automatic”, the name of the new Chronomat B01 42 dates back to 1984 when the first model in the collection was launched, accompanying Breitling’s 100th anniversary. After years of quartz domination, this name restored the pedigree of the mechanical (self-winding) chronograph. Its aesthetic appeal and reliability made the Chronomat the sporting chic icon of its time. Traditionally prized by aviators, the Chronomat subsequently became more versatile, scoring points in Formula 1 teams as well as in the round-the-world regattas on the turn of the 1990s, thanks to its tachymeter scale and reversible rider tabs. Adapting to the demands of today’s world, the Chronomat B01 42 of 2020 is equipped with the COSC-certified Breitling 01 Manufacture caliber and feature a subtly modernized. This model has nonetheless lost nothing of the core identity codes forming the roots of its success : the rotating bezel, the interchangeable rider-tabs and the roller-type bracelet. The Chronomat is available in a panda or reverse panda version. Thanks to its rich history, the Chronomat has established itself as a timeless icon.  

The Time Of Heroes

Chronomat B01 42 © Breitling

Chronomat B01 42 
Case: stainless steel, screw-down caseback, screw-lock crown, unidirectional ratched bezel with rider tabs, waterresistant to 200 m 
Dimensions: 42 x 15.10 mm 
Movement: mechanical self-winding, Manufacture Breitling Caliber 01, 28,800 vph, COSC-certified, 70h power reserve 
Dial: silver-toned with contrasting black chronograph counters 
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph 
Bracelet: stainless steel, folding clasp


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