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Breitling Chronomat 44 Watch Hands-On

A few years ago when I first had an opportunity to lay my hands on A1732024/B868 replica watches I quickly realized that this was one of the few brands destined to earn my money when and if the time came that their products were within my financial means. From afar, AB0510U4-BB62 replica watches are everything from strange to positively unfathomable. They don't fit in the standard model of a high-end classical watch brand. They are their own entity, with their own values, and a core of strengths that is really satisfying once you get to know them.

Confident in their watches, they don't seek much feedback. They sort of know they are cool, but are friendly enough when it comes to sharing their passion with everyone else. The last few years has seen a lot of growth and success for the boutique http://www.syrauto.com/elegant-breitling-navitimer-world-a2432212-b726-imitation-watches-6s4e.html brand run with Italian blood. From both a mechanical and design perspective there is quite a lot to see and enjoy here. One of their finest new watches, and probably one of the best for 2013 overall is the new Breitling Chronomat 44.

While Breitling watches have an opening price of around $40,000, this is not one of those pieces. While not the absolute most complex and expensive piece they've made, this is very much toward the top of their range. Unlike the Superocean with its wild spaceship style case design. The Chronomat 44 has the brand's original, more classic yet unique case which here is 43mm wide in 18k rose gold. You see a bit of that spacey design in the lugs, which on the wrist look cool. Much of this timepiece (and brand) seems to be fantasy spaceship inspired.

Turn the watch over and the movement greets you like nothing you've seen before. Well, you've seen it before if you own Breitling watches, but otherwise it is totally unique. Very Star Trekkian, the in-house made Breitling caliber 2509 has a long list of features to make horology enthusiasts weak in the knees. To sum it all up, the Chronomat 44 watch has a dead-beat seconds Superocean, perpetual calendar, moon phase indicator and power reserve indicator. It also boasts some convenience features which are rare to find.

The indicators on the movement side are worth noting. First there is a scale for setting the precise phase of the moon. While rather logical, finding these 0-29.5 day scales for precision setting are rare. Most of the time you have to end up counting the clicks and using your eye to decide when the full moon is. The moon phase display itself uses a small rotating metal orb. Also on the rear of the watch is a small power reserve indicator. Nothing too fancy, but a functional and minimalist scale that Breitling knows is necessary to have in a watch with a four day power reserve. Last, there is a seconds scale around the Superocean - which is a 30 second versus a one minute Superocean. It helps to visualize its motion in a more accurate manner.

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    The http://www.syrauto.com/best-breitling-superocean-heritage-46-a1732024-b868-aaa-watches-8n3f.html watch collection is probably the most iconic timepiece of the Breitling brand, and one of the most influential timepieces of last decade. Exactly where did it come from and why is it so popular? Breitling as a brand is highly inspired by the German brand Sinn. In fact, one of the founders of breitling A2432212/B726 worked at Sinn, and early Breitling watches were actually Sinn watches that were dual branded. Sinn is sort of the hublot 301.PB.131.RX watch in theme. The brand offers high-quality tool and professional-use watches that are reasonably priced and have zero lifestyle marketing behind them. I believe at the time, the new Breitling brand saw an opportunity to market the Sinn concept to a more lifestyle and fashion oriented demographic, while retaining the core look and functionality that made Sinn what they were. Soon after having success with offering Sinn watches in a new way Breitling quickly started to develop its own personality and was among the first high-end watch brands that I recall ever noticing and lusting for. Born from historic military watches and functional instruments, the brand then (about 10 years ago), and now is still easy to love. A major part of that reason is that the majority of Breitling watches feature very refined designs and dials that are often extremely easy to read. The mission of the brand was to offer a good-looking watch that said the people wearing them had good, but conservative taste, and weren't afraid to get their hands dirty when necessary. Using Swiss movements, Breitling is a contemporary French company. Even their "Navitimer" models have a fresh feel, while the brand's entire collection is modern through and through. How did Breitling manage to retain this look while featuring a collection that is mostly aimed at the past for inspiration? I think it has to do with restraint. Design restraint. Most Breitling watch designs are simple at first glance. There are a few key design features that make each piece what it is - without going overboard. I can only guess that this type of design process is difficult because rather than adding features designers often need to strip them away. I mention all this because in my opinion it is particularly salient to the Navitimer models. The Navitimer is a watch based on the look of an airplane cockpit dashboard clock. Im fact, you could probably use it as one. The square case is modeled after the modular design of cockpit instruments complete with retention screws. Go in any number of airplane cockpits and you'll see where the design came from. The design includes large hands, easy to see hour numerals, and perfect contrast. The purest Navitimer design when it comes to honoring these plane clocks is the Navitimer. Black coated metal is preferred in cockpits because it does not reflect light that may hinder visibility. Also a black and white dial offers the best contrast for legibility. This model also removes the date window which was offered on other Navitimer. Just the time with seconds - a pure dashboard instrument. Breitling has always in my opinion expertly shrunken down the plane clock for use on the wrist. Some of the little details are the best, such as the well-rendered hands and four dial mounted screws that match the four bezel mounted screws. The dial is clean and crisp with indicators that are slightly raised due to the healthy amount of SuperLumiNova used for lume. http://watchesukchm.mangaspores.com/hublot-big-bang-watch-review-1034421.htmlhttp://watchesukchm.own-blog.de/breitling-chronomat-watch-review/http://watchesukchm.mangaspores.com/breitling-chronomat-watch-review-1034422.htmlhttp://reallifesolutionsinc.com/wp/?p=18155
    1046 Posted by swordsmen