On May 24, 1962, Navitimer, a Breitling aviation chronograph with some improvements, became the world’s first chronograph to travel in space, and accompanied and witnessed the conquest of space by Aurora 7 journey of. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the glorious achievements in aviation history, Breitling specially launched the Navitimer Cosmonaute equipped with a new self-made movement. The limited edition of 1962 pieces was issued worldwide to pay tribute to the legend.
The aviation chronograph astronaut watch is equipped with the new Breitling homemade 02 movement, following the two major characteristics of the legendary wristwatch worn by US astronaut Major Carpenter in the space trip in 1962-24-hour display and manual winding, performance Excellence is extraordinary. The Breitling 02 movement is developed by Breitling engineers and watchmakers on the basis of the high-performance 01 movement. It is 100% developed and produced at the Breitling Swiss factory, which is accurate and reliable. This world’s best chronograph movement has a unique column-wheel chronograph device, which perfectly integrates various technical characteristics, shows extremely excellent performance, is extremely stable and reliable, and has passed the official Swiss Observatory certification (COSC), which symbolizes ultimate accuracy. ).
Designed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of this legendary, this new aerospace chronograph astronaut watch, limited to 1962 pieces, is both elegant and tough. The black dial is paired with a small silver dial, and the dial pattern is created on the sterling silver chassis using the extremely fine ‘par épargne’ process. It shines, showing unrivalled brightness and legibility. The bottom of the case is exquisitely engraved with the ‘Aurora No. 7’ mission medal, and it is especially engraved with the Celsius / Fahrenheit conversion scale to pay tribute to the classic design of the Breitling Aviation Chronograph.
Movement: Breitling homemade manual winding movement 02, certified by the Swiss Official Observatory (COSC)
Swing frequency: 28,800 times per hour
Kinetic energy: storage for more than 70 hours
Case: stainless steel
Limited: 1962 pieces
Water resistance: up to 30 meters (100 feet / 3 atmospheres)
Mirror: curved sapphire crystal, anti-glare treatment on both sides
Diameter: 43 mm;
Dial: black, silver small dial
Strap / Bracelet: Barenia leather strap, crocodile leather strap, Air Racer stainless steel bracelet (with holes), Navitimer aviation bracelet.