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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.

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Breitling Bentley AB022022-BC84-220S Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
Sale: $5,681
Retail: $10,925
SAVE $5,244.00  (48%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-G757-171A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $3,382
Retail: $6,765
SAVE $3,382.50  (50%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-G745-375A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $5,210
Retail: $10,020
SAVE $4,809.60  (48%)
Breitling Galactic WB3510U0-A777-435X Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $4,436
Retail: $7,715
SAVE $3,278.88  (43%)
Breitling Galactic WB3510U4-BD94-435X Men's Watch
 
$4,783
Retail: $7,715
SAVE $2,931.70  (38%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-G757-218X Men's Watch
 
$3,785
Retail: $6,205
SAVE $2,419.95  (39%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-Q589-375A Men's Watch
 
$6,212
Retail: $10,020
SAVE $3,807.60  (38%)
Breitling Chronomat CB042012-BB86-153S Men's Watch
 
$7,781
Retail: $12,550
SAVE $4,769.00  (38%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-BC06-218X Men's Watch
 
$3,785
Retail: $6,205
SAVE $2,419.95  (39%)
Breitling Chronomat CB042012-BB86-743P Men's Watch
 
Sale: $6,599
Retail: $12,690
SAVE $6,091.20  (48%)
Breitling Chronomat AB042011-Q589-739P Men's Watch
 
Sale: $4,737
Retail: $9,110
SAVE $4,372.80  (48%)
Breitling Transocean AB0510U9-C879-159A Men's Watch
 
$7,176
Retail: $11,575
SAVE $4,398.50  (38%)
Breitling Galactic W7433012-A779-236X Women's Watch
 
$2,210
Retail: $3,565
SAVE $1,354.70  (38%)
Breitling Chronomat AB0413B9-BD17-155S Men's Watch
 
$5,561
Retail: $8,970
SAVE $3,408.60  (38%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-BC06-171A Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $4,059
Retail: $6,765
SAVE $2,706.25  (40%)
Breitling Galactic WB3510U0-A777-375A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $4,500
Retail: $9,000
SAVE $4,500.00  (50%)
Breitling Superocean A13341C3-BD19-162A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $3,562
Retail: $6,250
SAVE $2,687.50  (43%)
Breitling Galactic A49350L2-G699-366A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $3,411
Retail: $5,985
SAVE $2,573.55  (43%)
Breitling Bentley AB061221-BD93-480X Men's Watch
 
Sale: $5,000
Retail: $9,090
SAVE $4,090.50  (45%)
Breitling Bentley A4436412-G814-756P Men's Watch
 
Sale: $5,054
Retail: $9,190
SAVE $4,135.50  (45%)
Breitling Bentley AB043112-BC69-441X Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
Sale: $6,182
Retail: $11,240
SAVE $5,058.00  (45%)
Breitling Transocean A4131012-BC06-428X Men's Watch
 
Sale: $3,102
Retail: $6,205
SAVE $3,102.50  (50%)
Breitling Galactic A71356L2-BE76-367A Women's Watch
 
Sale: $2,385
Retail: $4,770
SAVE $2,385.00  (50%)
Breitling Superocean A13311C9-BE93-161A Men's Watch
 
Sale: $2,916
Retail: $5,115
SAVE $2,199.45  (43%)
Breitling Chronomat AB01104D-BC62-375A Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
Sale: $4,940
Retail: $9,500
SAVE $4,560.00  (48%)
Breitling Galactic A3733012-G706-236X Women's Watch
 
Sale: $2,414
Retail: $4,390
SAVE $1,975.50  (45%)
Breitling Bentley AB061221-G810-481X Men's Watch
 
$5,727
Retail: $9,090
SAVE $3,363.30  (37%)
Breitling Bentley M41390AN-BC83-217S Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$8,149
Retail: $12,935
SAVE $4,785.95  (37%)
Breitling Transocean AB01528G-BC95-429X Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$4,766
Retail: $7,565
SAVE $2,799.05  (37%)
Breitling Transocean AB015412-G784-154A Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$5,755
Retail: $9,135
SAVE $3,379.95  (37%)
Breitling Bentley AB043112-G774-443X Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$7,081
Retail: $11,240
SAVE $4,158.80  (37%)
Breitling Chronomat CB042012-C858-375A Men's Watch
 
Clearance: $9,165
Retail: $15,600
SAVE $6,435.00  (41%)
Breitling Bentley E2736536-BB37-212S Men's Limited Edition Watch
 
$6,479
Retail: $10,450
SAVE $3,971.00  (38%)
Breitling Chronomat CB014012-G713-378C Men's Watch
 
$8,122
Retail: $13,100
SAVE $4,978.00  (38%)
Breitling Galactic A71356L2-BA10-208X Women's Watch
 
$2,161
Retail: $3,485
SAVE $1,324.30  (38%)
Breitling Galactic A3733012-BA33-376A Women's Watch
 
$3,518
Retail: $5,675
SAVE $2,156.50  (38%)
Breitling Superocean A1334102-BA82-162A Men's Watch
 
$3,938
Retail: $6,250
SAVE $2,312.50  (37%)
Breitling Transocean AB0510U6-BC26-159A Men's Watch
 
$7,176
Retail: $11,575
SAVE $4,398.50  (38%)
Breitling Chronomat CB042012-BB86-375C Men's Watch
 
$9,672
Retail: $15,600
SAVE $5,928.00  (38%)
Breitling Superocean A13341C3-G782-162A Men's Watch
 
$3,938
Retail: $6,250
SAVE $2,312.50  (37%)

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