Breitling

Breitling, founded in 1884, is a Swiss luxury watch brand. Breitling is popular among aviators and piltos who often use the Breitling chronometers under difficult and challenging conditions. Breitling mainly produces two in-house calibers, Breitling calibre B01 and Breitling calibre B04 (similar to B01 but with a GMT feature). The Breitling BR01 is the movement of the Breitling Chronomat 01, Breitling's premiere attempt at producing an entire watch in-house. The Breitling Chronomat GMT Limited and the Breitling Chronomat 44 GMT are equipped with the Breitling B04. WatchTime is one of the leading Breitling portals. Notable Breitling watches that we cover are the Breitling Superocean, Breitling Transocean, Breitling Avenger, Breitling Chronograph, Breitling Chronometer, Breitling Emergency, Breitling for Bentley. If you are looking for Breitling watches prices, go to our database where photos will help you to avoid buying fake Breitling watches or a cheap Breitling watch replica. Some fans buy Breitling watch on ebay or a Beitling watch on Amazon. But before you buy read our in-depth Breitling watch reviews with Breitling Navitimer watches, Breitling Bentley watches, Breitling mens watch stories and Breitling women's watch reviews. Some fans look for a Breitling watch with diamonds, we have such Breitling women's watches in our database and will help you find the best Breitling price and Breitling watch prices information. We regularly publish Breitling watch news, Breitling watches reviews and tests of Breitlings including the B. Breitling watches are among the best-selling watches and usually rank among the most popular watches on watchtime.com, including Breitling chronographs, Breitling automatic watches and Breitling women's watches or men's Breitling watches.

Hamilton Pan Europ H-30

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At last year's Baselworld, Hamilton introduced a contemporary version of its Hamilton Pan Europ, one of the very first wristwatches equipped with an automatic chronograph movement, introduced in 1971. The Hamilton Pan Europ H-30 debuts with a modern-day movement boasting an 80-hour power reserve.  … [Read more...]


Breitling Introduces the Superocean II

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Over the years the Superocean has been a mainstay of Breitling’s watches, moving through a variety of different designs and variations. But this year Breitling has brought out a new generation altogether: the Breitling Superocean II. Let’s take a look to see what distinguishes this new watch from its forebears. … [Read more...]


Buyer Beware: The Rise of Counterfeit Luxury Watches on the Internet

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Looking for cheap watches on the internet? Better think twice before making that purchase. In this article from WatchTime's February 2013 issue, we explore how sales of these counterfeit watches are hurting both collectors and the watch industry. … [Read more...]


Speed Dreamin': Testing the TAG Heuer Carrera 1887 (With Video)

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A few years ago, TAG Heuer introduced a new version of its racing-inspired Carrera watch with a brand-new movement. WatchTime took the watch, the TAG Heuer Carrera 1887, for a spin. Click here for the results of our comprehensive watch test, originally published in our print edition, along with exclusive photos by Nik Schölzel. … [Read more...]


Need for Speed: 13 Watches Inspired by Auto Racing

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The worlds of watchmaking and automobile racing have shared a strong connection for decades, with racing and high-performance cars often serving as a direct inspiration for watches, including classic models like the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera, which both turned 50 in 2013. Below we take a look at 13 recently released watches with designs influenced by motorsports. … [Read more...]


Heaven & Earth: Breitling Chronomat B01 vs. IWC Big Ingenieur Chrono

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Two chronographs with in-house movements — Breitling’s pilot-styled Chronomat B01 and IWC’s rugged Big Ingenieur Chronograph, designed for earthbound adventure — go head-to-head in this comparison test from our April 2010 issue, with photos by Nik Schölzel. … [Read more...]


Back is Beautiful: 11 Luxury Watch Wallpapers

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In WatchTime's March-April 2014 issue, we presented the latest edition of our popular series of "Back is Beautiful" photo features, which showcases fine mechanical watches that are as intriguing from the back as they are from the front. Click below to download these amazing original photos as wallpaper for your desktop. … [Read more...]


Fratello Classics: My Top 10 Chronograph Watch Movements; What Are Yours?

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A while back, I wrote an article on my top 5 iconic chronograph watches. Some of you readers wondered why Zenith wasn’t in there. Quite simply, it didn't make my personal Top 5. However, I do love the Zenith El Primero movement, and think that its reputation as a great chronograph caliber is well-earned. So, to make it up for some of you fellow watch nerds out there, I've compiled a Fratello Friday article that focuses specifically on chronograph movements rather than watches. Here is my … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: My Top 15 World-Time Watches

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Many who travel throughout the world have to frequently re-adjust our watches for a new time zone when arriving at our destination. And those of us with friends and business associates around the globe often need to know the local time in multiple locations at once. Wearing a watch with a world-time function means that you can surf through the world's time zones instantly. Here are the top 15, from my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015 Roundup: 7 New Watches Inspired by Historical Pieces

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The vintage-look trend that has been so prevalent in the watch world in recent years showed no signs of abating at this year's Baselworld watch fair. Modern re-editions of historical pieces continue to emerge from some of the most venerable watch brands. Here are seven notable examples of "vintage-inspired" watches we saw in Basel. … [Read more...]


For Desperate Hours: Breitling Emergency II

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Breitling introduced its Breitling Emergency watch — the first wristwatch with a built-in emergency microtransmitter — in 1995. Since then, the watch has been worn and used by many professional pilots and has played a role in numerous search-and-rescue missions. At Baselworld 2013, Breitling introduced another world-first with its Emergency II, the first watch with a dual frequency locator beacon. … [Read more...]


The Rolex Deepsea and 6 Other Extreme Dive Watches

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All divers' watches share certain characteristics that make them divers' watches: unidirectional rotating bezels, secure screw-down crowns, higher-than-typical water resistance. Some of these divers' watches, however, go the extra mile (or fathom), with cases that can descend to 3,000 or even 4,000 meters, chronographs operable at incredible depths, or high-tech depth gauge devices built into their mechanical movements. Below, we take a look at seven of these "extreme" dive watches and what sets … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: 8 Calendar Watches

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We've featured reviews of various types of calendar watches here on WatchTime.com, some culled from a feature in our December 2010 issue. We thought you might appreciate having access to Nik Schölzel's original photos of all eight of those watches from that story, now available as wallpaper images for your desktop. … [Read more...]


Audio: Watch Insider Interviews 10 Watch Brand VIPs at Baselworld 2015

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"Watch Insider" Alexander Linz spent Baselworld 2015 dashing back and forth to photograph new products and interview the big hitters of the watch world. Here are links to audio files of the interviews, conducted for WatchTime’s sister blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]


Fratello Friday: Which Watch Brands Are Most Likely to Increase in Value?

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It's a question watch collectors — especially new ones — always want answered, and one we at Fratellowatches have heard often: What brands offer watches that tend to increase in value over time? I'll attempt to provide guidance on this, not so much from facts and figures but based on experience, and on opinions that I have heard through the years. … [Read more...]


Testing the Breitling Transocean Chronograph Unitime, Plus a History of Breitling Watches

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Take this unique opportunity to read this test of the Breitling Transocean Chronograph Unitime from the pages of WatchTime magazine. But that’s not all: you are also invited to join WatchTime for a journey through the legendary history of Breitling. Download WatchTime Spotlight on Breitling! The best news: this Download is absolutely free! The Breitling Transocean Chronograph Unitime traces its roots to a 1950s model of the same name and has an distinctively vintage look. This Breitling … [Read more...]


5 Affordable Breitling Watches for New Collectors

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Many brands offer aviation-themed timepieces, but when you think of fighter pilots and the instrument watches made for them, chances are that one brand comes to mind: Breitling. Here are five Breitling watches that are in stores now at accessible prices.   … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915 (Updated with Live Photos and Price)

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Breitling is an important name in the history of the chronograph, and now the brand is marking that role with a limited-edition version of the Transocean. The new Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915, unveiled at Baselworld 2015, marks the 100th anniversary of a major design innovation that we too often take for granted on contemporary chronographs. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: The Breitling Chronoliner Takes Flight

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Breitling looks to be emphasizing its history in 2015, with a number of watches that highlight the brand's heritage in tool watches and precision timing devices. Sometimes that means revamping or reissuing classic models – one of which we've recently discussed here. But it can also mean introducing a new line that harks back to vintage design elements and a classic functionality. In that vein, Breitling gives us a new collection: the Breitling Chronoliner. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Breitling Galactic Unitime (Updated with Live Photos and Prices)

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Breitling refers to its new Galactic Unitime SleekT — one of the timepieces the Swiss brand unveiled this week at Baselworld 2015 — as a “double revolution.” So what are these two revolutions? Scroll down for details. … [Read more...]