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BREITLING WATCHES

The history of Breitling dates all the way back to 1884, when Leon Breitling opened his first watch shop in the small village of St. Imier in the Jura Mountains of Switzerland. His workshop specialized in making chronographs and precision counters for industrial and scientific use.  In 1892 he made the fateful decision of moving his shop to La-Chaux de Fonds the center of the watch making industry at the time.

His son Gaston Breitling perpetuated his legacy by introducing, in 1915, the first chronograph wrist watch. This along with other significant horological developments led them into the aviation industry by providing Breitling watches for pilots to wear on their wrists. They have, since then, consistently been ahead of its competitors in innovative design and revolutionary complications.

In 1923 Breitling Watch Co. introduced the first independent push piece replacing the traditional winding crown for the return-to-zero function in chronograph watches. In 1934, Willy Breitling, son of Gaston Breitling, and grandson of the founder, continued that tradition by producing the second return-to-zero push piece to measure several successive short times, giving the chronograph wristwatch its definitive design. This innovation elevated Breitling to a whole new level in the watch making industry and in 1934 the Royal Air Force took notice by making Breitling watches their official watch supplier.

The Breitling Navitimer watch, rolled out in 1954, revolutionized the watch world by introducing the first wristwatch with the “navigation computer” which had the capability of calculating flight plans. Astronaut Scott Carpenter, of the original Mercury space crew, came to Breitling with the novel idea of making a watch with a 24 hour dial since there is no day or night in space. Breitling obliged by producing the famous Cosmonaut Navitimer watch which Scott sported on his historic 1962 space flight.

In 1969 Breitling Watch Co. yet again sensationalized the watch making industry by inventing the self-winding chronograph watch. This technological breakthrough cemented their enduring reputation for precision and excellence in all their timepieces.

They celebrated   their 100 year anniversary with the introduction of the Breitling Chronomat watch collection, which, along with its stylistic heir, the Breitling Windrider series, is still its bestselling watch line in their extensive repertoire.

The Breitling for Bentley series of chronograph watches is the result of collaboration between two illustrious companies that exude luxury, exclusivity, and advanced technology. The Breitling Bentley collection remains a bestseller among watch snobs and connoisseurs worldwide.

Enjoy browsing Ashford.com’s superb selection of Breitling watches at especially low prices, and our hassle free shopping experience.

 

Breitling

Elegance. Performance. Precision. Breitling is a leader in the field of mechanical chronographs and has a long history partnering with the aviation history and the worlds elite pilots.

62 items
Breitling Transocean A4131053-G757-171A Men's Watch
 
Weekly Deal: $4,970
Retail: $9,940
SAVE $4,970.00  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat AB011053-A690-375A Men's Watch
 
Weekly Deal: $7,831
Retail: $15,060
SAVE $7,228.80  (48%)
Breitling Bentley AB022022-BC84-220S Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$6,774
Retail: $10,925
SAVE $4,151.50  (38%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-BC06-218X Men's Watch
 
$3,785
Retail: $6,205
SAVE $2,419.95  (39%)
Breitling Chronomat AB041012-Q586-443X Men's Watch
 
Sale: $4,368
Retail: $8,735
SAVE $4,367.00  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat AB011010-BB08-375A Men's Watch
 
$5,617
Retail: $9,060
SAVE $3,442.80  (38%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-G757-171A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $3,315
Retail: $6,765
SAVE $3,450.00  (51%)
Breitling Transocean UB015212-Q594-154A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $4,848
Retail: $9,695
SAVE $4,847.00  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-G745-375A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $5,010
Retail: $10,020
SAVE $5,010.00  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat AB0413B9-BD17-383A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $5,010
Retail: $10,020
SAVE $5,010.00  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat CB042012-BB86-153S Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $7,373
Retail: $12,550
SAVE $5,176.88  (41%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-BB56-375A Men's Watch
 
$6,212
Retail: $10,020
SAVE $3,807.60  (38%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-G757-218X Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $3,723
Retail: $6,205
SAVE $2,482.00  (40%)
Breitling Galactic WB3510U0-A777-435X Men's Watch
 
$4,783
Retail: $7,715
SAVE $2,931.70  (38%)
Breitling Galactic WB3510U4-BD94-435X Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $4,629
Retail: $7,715
SAVE $3,086.00  (40%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-Q589-375A Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $6,012
Retail: $10,020
SAVE $4,008.00  (40%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-BB56-153S Men's Watch
 
$5,561
Retail: $8,970
SAVE $3,408.60  (38%)
Breitling Chronomat AB01442J-BD26-729P Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$5,208
Retail: $8,400
SAVE $3,192.00  (38%)
Breitling Galactic WB3510U4-BD94-375A Men's Watch
 
$5,580
Retail: $9,000
SAVE $3,420.00  (38%)
Breitling Transocean AB0510U9-C879-159A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $5,788
Retail: $11,575
SAVE $5,787.00  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat CB014012-A722-378C Men's Watch
 
Sale: $6,788
Retail: $13,575
SAVE $6,787.00  (50%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-BC06-171A Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $4,059
Retail: $6,765
SAVE $2,706.25  (40%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-Q589-739P Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $5,466
Retail: $9,110
SAVE $3,644.00  (40%)
Breitling Chronomat AB01154G-BD13-744P Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$5,208
Retail: $8,400
SAVE $3,192.00  (38%)
Breitling Chronomat CB042012-BB86-743P Men's Watch
 
$7,868
Retail: $12,690
SAVE $4,822.20  (38%)
Breitling Chronomat AB01442J-BD26-102W Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
Sale: $4,015
Retail: $8,030
SAVE $4,015.00  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat AB01154G-G786-101W Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
Sale: $4,015
Retail: $8,030
SAVE $4,015.00  (50%)
Breitling Bentley A47362S4-B919-222S Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
Weekly Deal: $5,930
Retail: $11,860
SAVE $5,930.00  (50%)
Breitling Windrider CB014012-BA53-378C Men's Watch
 
Weekly Deal: $6,812
Retail: $13,100
SAVE $6,288.00  (48%)
Breitling Chronomat AB01442J-G787-378A Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
Weekly Deal: $4,711
Retail: $9,060
SAVE $4,348.80  (48%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-BC06-428X Men's Watch
 
Sale: $3,040
Retail: $6,205
SAVE $3,165.00  (51%)
Breitling Bentley AB061221-G810-481X Men's Watch
 
Sale: $4,727
Retail: $9,090
SAVE $4,363.00  (48%)
Breitling Transocean AB0510U6-BC26-159A Men's Watch
 
$7,176
Retail: $11,575
SAVE $4,398.50  (38%)
Breitling Galactic A49350L2-G699-366A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $3,112
Retail: $5,985
SAVE $2,873.00  (48%)
Breitling Chronomat CB014012-G713-378C Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $7,696
Retail: $13,100
SAVE $5,403.75  (41%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-BB56-435X Men's Watch
 
Sale: $4,368
Retail: $8,735
SAVE $4,367.00  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat AB014012-Q583-431X Men's Watch
 
$4,898
Retail: $7,775
SAVE $2,876.75  (37%)
Breitling Galactic WB3510U0-A777-375A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $4,410
Retail: $9,000
SAVE $4,590.00  (51%)
Breitling Chronomat AB01154G-BD13-101W Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$4,979
Retail: $8,030
SAVE $3,051.40  (38%)
Breitling Bentley AB043112-G774-443X Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
Sale: $5,845
Retail: $11,240
SAVE $5,395.00  (48%)

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