Breitling’s limited-edition Navitimer celebrates the legendary ‘jumbo’ jet that revolutionised air travel.
The launch of the limited edition Navitimer Boeing 747 coincides with the last of the mighty airliners – affectionately known as the ‘Queen of the Skies’ – rolls off the production line. The original jumbo jet that revolutionised lang haul travel, had two aisles and two decks, and could carry double the passengers of the next-largest jetliner and fly more than 5,000 nautical miles.
As Boeing gets set to deliver the last 747, Breitling is commemorating the game-changing aircraft with a special-edition Navitimer, limited to 747 pieces.
“The Boeing 747 brought style to the skies, just as the Navitimer brought the spirit of aviation to style-savvy watch enthusiasts. What better way to remember a revolutionary jumbo jet than with a revolutionary pilot’s chronograph.”Georges Kern, CEO, Breitling
The new Navitimer Boeing 747 features the AOPA logo at 12 o’clock, representing its heritage as a pilot’s chronograph. The colors on the dial echo the palette found on the original Boeing 747, captured in its cream dial with black subdials and red-and-white slide rule with blue accents. The ‘Boeing 747’ name is subtly integrated into the slide rule’s inner scale. The watch also features an integrated date window at 6 o’clock. It is available on a black alligator leather strap or seven-row metal bracelet.
The open caseback reveals the exceptional Breitling Manufacture Caliber 01. This movement offers approximately 70 hours of power reserve and is backed by a five-year warranty. The caseback contains the special engravings ‘One of 747’ and the phrase ‘The Original Jumbo Jet’ – a poignant tribute to an aircraft that, over more than a half century of service, opened the skies and changed the way we travel. The 1574th – and last – Boeing 747 will be delivered this year.
NAVITIMER B01 CHRONOGRAPH 43 BOEING 747 LIMITED EDITION
Reference: AB01383B1G1A1 or AB01383B1G1P1
Caliber: Breitling Manufacture Caliber 01
Diameter: 30 millimeters
Depth: 7.2 millimeters
Winder: self-winding mechanical, bidirectional with ball bearing
Power reserve: approximately 70 hours
Number of components: 346
Balance frequency: 28,800 a/h or 4 hertz
Chronograph: column-wheel, vertical clutch, 1/4th second, 30-minute and 12-hour totalisers
Display: hour, minute, second, date window
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 43 millimeters
Thickness: 13.69 millimeters
Height (upper lug to lower lug tip): 49.07 millimeters
Water resistance: up to 3 bar (30 meters)
Glass: cambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Caseback: screwed steel, sapphire crystal, “ONE OF 747” and “The Original Jumbo Jet” engraving
Crown: non screw-locked, two gaskets
Bezel: bidirectional with circular slide rule
Cream with black contrasting chronograph counters
Super-LumiNova® luminescent indexes, hour and minute hands
Black alligator leather strap with a folding buckle or stainless-steel seven-row Navitimer bracelet with a butterfly clasp
SRP £7,300.00 incl. VAT (Leather Strap)
SRP £7,500.00 incl. VAT (Stainless-Steel Bracelet)
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