Breitling Transocean Chronograph Calibre 01 Limited Edition
A brand-new Breitling model is taxiing along the runway, ready for takeoff. The Transocean with its modern lines, pure design and refined details admirably reflects the spirit of luxury and prestige of the finest long-haul journeys. Aboard its understated, streamlined fuselage is a high-performance “engine” entirely developed and produced in the Breitling workshops.
As a previewcelebration of this future classic, the brand with the winged B is introducing a Transocean Chronograph limited special series fitted with a transparent caseback revealing Breitling Caliber 01 – doubtless the best chronograph movement in its category.
At the heart of this model lies an exceptional “engine” also designed to keep precise and reliable time throughout the longest journeys, since the Transocean is equipped with Caliber 01, a high-performance selfwinding chronograph movement entirely developed and produced within the Breitling workshop and chronometer certified like all the brand’s movements. The new Transocean is 100% swiss made, as indeed are all chronographs and wrist instruments bearing the Breitling signature.
As a prelude to the launch of the series-produced models, Breitling offers collectors and enthusiasts of milestone watches a special edition of this new first-class chronograph. Issued in worldwide series of 2,000 in steel and 200 in red gold, the Transocean Chronograph limited is equipped with a polished case and bezel and carries the individual number engraved on the case middle.
It is available with two dial variations – Mercury silver or black – and comes fitted with a choice of leather or crocodile leather strap, or a woven steel bracelet. Contrary to future models in the series, to be endowed with solid casebacks, this limited-edition model water-resistant to 100 meters (330 ft) boasts a transparent back serving to reveal the 100% Breitling-made chronograph caliber with its column wheel and its distinctive architecture: An open window on excellence.
Breitling Caliber 01, officially chronometer-certified by the CosC, selfwinding, high-frequency (28,800 vibrations per hour), 47 jewels. over 70-hour power reserve.
1/4th of a second chronograph, 30-minute and 12-hour totalizers. Calendar.
steel or 18K red gold. water-resistant to 100 m (330 ft/10 bars). Convex sapphire crystal, glareproofed on both sides.
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback. Diameter: 43 mm.
Black or Mercury silver.
Barenia leather, crocodile leather, ocean classic (steel version only).
The even more limited to 200 pieces Transocean Chronograph with 18K red gold casing and mercury silver dial will also be available later this year.
More info on www.breitling.ch