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Bentley Light Body Midnight Carbon

Ultra-light, ultra-sporty

The Watch Quote™ - March 6th, 2013



Beneath its all-black exterior, the highly original Bentley Light Body Midnight Carbon issued in a 1,000-piece worldwide limited edition conceals a light and sturdy titanium chassis featuring a highly resistant carbon-based coating.



The dashboard-style dial displays two exclusive Breitling technical features highlighted by red-rimmed indications. The ingenious “30-second chronograph” system, heir to a 1926 Breitling patent, with its central hand sweeping around the dial in half a minute instead of the customary 60 seconds, provides highly accurate 1/8th of a second readings. Contrary to conventional tachometers, designed to handle observations based only on times of less than 60 seconds, the “variable tachometer” activated via the rotating pinion bezel serves to measure average speeds whatever the time elapsed, the distance covered or the speed reached. The originality and strength of the all-black design are accentuated by the hands and hour-markers also clad in matt black – enhanced by a luminescent coating ensuring optimal readability in the dark. The midnight black rubber strap is distinguished by its central raised motif echoing that of the knurled bezel – a refined nod to the famous radiator grilles gracing the prow of Bentley cars. The performances of this elegant and ultra-sporty watch are powered by a selfwinding chronograph movement chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) – the ultimate reference in terms of reliability and precision and the only one based on an international standard.

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Breitling Bentley Light Body Midnight Carbon

Technical description




Movement:Breitling Calibre 25B,
officially chronometer-certified by the COSC,
selfwinding,
high-frequency (28,800 vibrations per hour)
Jewels:38
Chronograph:1/8th of a second,
30-second (pointer-type), 15-minute and 6-hour totalizers.
Date.
Case:Black titanium
Limited series :1,000-piece
Water-resistant :To 100 metres
Crown :Screw-locked
Bezel :Bidirectional rotating pinion with variable tachometer (circular slide rule)
Crystal :ambered sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Diameter:49 mm
Dial:Beluga
Strap:Rubber

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