News May 2013

Transocean Chronograph GMT

Beyond fashions, beyond oceans

The Watch Quote™ - May 18th, 2013



The contemporary classic Transocean collection welcomes a new travel watch boasting unprecedented user friendliness. To mark the launch of this chronograph with a nomadic soul, Breitling is offering red gold or steel limited editions featuring an elegant guilloché dial and a transparent caseback revealing Manufacture Breitling Caliber B04.



Entirely developed and produced within the Breitling workshops, selfwinding chronograph Caliber B04 is distinguished by its ultra-pratical and innovative second timezone powered by a patented mechanism. When the user reaches another part of the globe, he need only pull out the crown and turn it forwards or backwards in one-hour increments in order to instantly adjust to the time and date of the new timezone – all the while maintaining a 24-hour home-time indication and without losing any precision in terms of the minutes display. This highly functional device, combined with a high-performance chronograph, joins the Breitling Transocean collection – a line with a pure design reflecting the spirit of long-distance journeys and luxury long-haul airliners. Issued in limited series of 200 in red gold and 2,000 in steel, the new Transocean Chronograph GMT features an elegantly understated case with a beveled bezel and slender lugs. It is distinguished by a silver or black guilloché dial adorned with applied hour-markers, finely recessed counters and the 18K gold interpretation of the B initial that served for many years as the brand symbol. The transparent sapphire crystal caseback – a rarity for Breitling – provides a chance to admire the architecture of Manufacture Breitling Caliber B04, chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute), as indeed are all Breitling movements. Timeless elegance, peerless performance, unrivaled user friendless: exactly the kind of qualities required to cross fashion trends and ocean expanses with enduring style and panache.

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Breitling Transocean Chronograph GMT

Technical description




Movement:Manufacture Breitling Caliber B04
Officially chronometer-certified by the COSC
Selfwinding
High-frequency (28,800 vibrations per hour)
Jewels:47
Power reserve:Over 70-hour
Chronograph :1/4th second
30-minute and 12-hour totalizers
Calendar
24-hour 2nd timezone display
Case:Steel (2,000-piece limited series)
or 18K red gold (200-piece limited series)
Water-resistant :To 100 m/10 bars (330 ft)
Crystal :Convex sapphire, glareproofed on both sides
Diameter:43 mm
Dials:Guilloché silver or black
Straps/Bracelet:Barenia leather, crocodile leather/Ocean Classic
(steel mesh, steel version only)

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