Navitimer

The New Breitling Navitimer Anniversary Watches – The Return of a Familiar Logo

The Navitimer from Breitling is turning 70! Originally conceived as a tool watch with which pilots could still perform flight calculations using a completely analogue system, it has advanced over the years and, since its time on the wrists of…

Point of View: Comparing the Ladies’ Breitling Superocean, Navitimer, and Chronomat

Breitling has been enjoying a new lease of life since mid-2017, under the new leadership of Georges Kern. His manufacture doesn’t simply offer a diverse array of models for the sake of wide-reaching popularity. Yet a broad appeal is exactly…

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Baselworld 2019: Breitling Navitimer Ref. 806 1959 Re-Edition

After the recently launched Premier, Georges Kern continues to hold on to the rich heritage of BREITLING strongly. So strong, that now a 60-year-old watch was re-editioned almost unchanged. You don’t get to see that very often in the watch…

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A brief history of the Breitling Navitimer

BY FRED S. MANDELBAUM There has been some controversy among collectors if that widely quoted birthyear 1952 was correct – it may be the year the design work on the Navitimer began, but all available evidence points to 1954 as the…

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Lunch with: BREITLING CEO Georges Kern

For almost a year now Georges Kern is CEO of BREITLING and has turned the brand inside out. We met the realist and visionary at the restaurant Napa Grill in Zürich near the new BREITLING offices for an exclusive interview for…