The Breitling Navitimer Battle of Britain

An Iconic Pilot's Watch with Unrivalled Design and History

The Navitimer (AB01208U.BE28.447A) has become one of Breitling's most iconic watches over the years, with only a limited amount being produced, 75 to be specific, one for every year since the battle of Britain. The Navitimer is a pilot's watch with a rich history with the Royal Air Force dating back to the 1930s when Breitling supplied the Royal Air Force with chronographs to use in their planes. Its history is full of interesting stories about how it came to be and what it stands for today.

Exploring the Features of the Breitling Navitimer Battle of Britain That Make It Stand Out

The Battle of Britain Watch (AB01208U.BE28.447A) is stunningly designed and pays homage to the brave pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain during World War II. The watch has a black baton dial, silver sub-dials housing a date and a red chronograph second hand. It also features a silver bi-directional inner slide rule bezel, which allows for easy navigation of time and speed calculations. It also features a 43mm steel case, 30m water resistance and a leather strap. The Breitling Navitimer Battle of Britain is perfect for those who appreciate classic design and functionality and those interested in or connected to the Royal Air Force. It is one of the 75 made, making it a rare and highly sought-after item. This watch combines extensive history with the Royal air force and high-quality Swiss craftsmanship. Not only does it look fantastic, but we consider it an excellent investment because it could increase in value. It should undoubtedly hold its value because of the limited amount produced. 


The History of the Breitling Navitimer Battle of Britain and its Significance

Breitling was founded in 1884, and they have been creating chronographs ever since. They produced the chronographs for the RAF planes. Great Britain's RAF successfully defended the southern shores from Hitler's invasion of Britain by defensively defeating Germany's Air force in 1940. This battle inspired this collaboration. The Navitimer is one of Breitling's most popular watches, introduced in 1950 and released to the public in 1954 designed to be a precise and reliable tool for pilots because its slide rule allows them to calculate fuel consumption, distance and airspeed.

Breitling limited edition watches

Breitling is well known for its limited-edition watches. Although the Navitimer Battle of Britain is one of the most successful and rare limited-edition watches from Breitling, other equally impressive models have been released. The 42 Bentley Mulliner, for example, was released in a limited run of only 1000 pieces to commemorate 17 years of collaboration and has become highly sought after by watch collectors. With its eye-catching design and intricate details inspired by Bentley's workshops, it is sure to be a prized possession in any watch collection.


Where to find The Breitling Navitimer Battle of Britain

The watch is now virtually impossible to find as none are available anywhere on the market, even in the famous Hatton Garden. We are proud to offer this rare and desirable collector's item, the

Breitling Navitimer Battle of Britain 2016 Ref AB01208U.BE28.447A. The set we have is in excellent condition and comes with an original box, papers, and even a warranty. It is an amazing piece of history that we are lucky to have in stock, and it is sure to make a great addition to any collection.

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