Being a legend is no small feat. To have garnered this illustrious renown, one must begin with a striking appeal that captures the public's fancy and acquire the capability of adapting to the ever-changing social landscape. Possessed of these aspects is the Breitling Navitimer as it retains the status quo of an icon with the introduction of the Navitimer 01 Limited Edition.
This new face is distinctly recognisable with its black counter contrasted by the brushed-finish dark grey dial further enhanced by detailed indications — an undeniably masculine refinement. Crafted using the par épargne technique overlaid on a pure silver base, the dial is a novel in itself, complementing the encircling aviation slide rule that conveys Breitling's connection to the world of aeronautics. This privileged connection is also expressed on the sapphire crystal case back with a view into the intricate inner workings: An Manufacture Breitling Calibre 01 created entirely in-house drives the Navitimer. Immaculately precise, this masterful self-winding mechanism has been certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) and features a unique black-coated oscillating weight.
A classic that flawlessly transitions into modernity, the Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition certainly attests to its intrinsic nature as an enduring chronograph against the inexorable passage of time — a true cult symbol.
The Navitimer 01 Limited Edition is an exclusive 1000-piece issue. Available at the Breitling boutique.