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Breitling launched the first wrist chronograph with a pusher at 2:00 in 1915, presented the first dual pusher wrist chronograph with pushers at 2:00 and 4:00 in 1933 and was one of the first manufacturers to recognize the need of early aviators for wrist watches incorporating such devices.

The Dan Henry watch colletcion – Breitling Heuer Rolex Omega Universal Patek Longines Tissot Vacheron IWC Sicura Bulova Movado Tudor Edox Doxa Eska Eberhard Eterna Zenith Audemars Piguet Military Pocket

1970 Breitling Chrono-Matic GMT ref.  2115 24 hour dial by Timeline Watch

1970 Breitling Chrono-Matic GMT ref. 2115 24 hour dial

1970 Breitling Chrono-Matic GMT ref. 2115 24 hour dial by Timeline Watch

Manual winding cal. Valjoux 7730, gold plated 36.8 x 36.8mm. case, tachymeter scale on the dial.  The Breitling Top Time was conceived in the early 60s as a cheaper entry level range of Breitling chronographs; one of the highlights here is the stunning dials which make it a popular choice.

1967 Breitling Top Time ref. 2009

manual winding cal. Valjoux 7730, 36.8 x 36.8mm. case.  Breitling has been a leading innovator in high quality stopwatches and chronographs and helped define how chronographs look and function until today.  Breitling launched the first wrist chronograph with a pusher at 2:00 in 1915, presented the first dual pusher wrist chronograph with pushers at 2:00 and 4:00 in 1933 and was one of the first manufacturers to recognize the need of early aviators for wrist watches incorporating such…

1967 Breitling Sprint ref. 2007 exotic dial

The Dan Henry watch colletcion – Breitling Heuer Rolex Omega Universal Patek Longines Tissot Vacheron IWC Sicura Bulova Movado Tudor Edox Doxa Eska Eberhard Eterna Zenith Audemars Piguet Military Pocket

manual winding movement cal. Venus 188, 35mm. case, tachymeter dial. A tachymeter scale measures how fast an object is moving. The scale can be found either on the dial or in the bezel. Most tachymeters start at 400 and end at 60, but some models can show different numbers.  The Breitling Top Time was conceived in the early 60s as a cheaper entry level range of Breitling chronographs; one of the highlights here is the stunning dials which make it a popular choice. Top-Time is very much the…

1964 Breitling gold plated Top Time ref. 2000

Breitling has been a leading innovator in high quality stopwatches and chronographs and helped define how chronographs look and function until today.  Breitling launched the first wrist chronograph with a pusher at 2:00 in 1915, presented the first dual pusher wrist chronograph with pushers at 2:00 and 4:00 in 1933 and was one of the first manufacturers to recognize the need of early aviators for wrist watches incorporating such devices.

1973 Breitling Datora ref. 2034-3

The Dan Henry watch colletcion – Breitling Heuer Rolex Omega Universal Patek Longines Tissot Vacheron IWC Sicura Bulova Movado Tudor Edox Doxa Eska Eberhard Eterna Zenith Audemars Piguet Military Pocket

Breitling modified the movement to a 15 minute counter instead of the 30 minute, the 15 minute counter was done because Aircrews had 15 minutes to get an aircraft ready for takeoff and this allowed them to keep track of those 15 minutes easier than with a 30 minute counter.  In the mid 1950s, Breitling developed a military aviation-spec chronograph the reference 765. It was a large chronograph, with 22mm. size lugs, a rotating 12 hour steel and 41diameter bezel. In the beginning of 1960s…

1965 Breitling Co-Pilot 765 CP

The Dan Henry watch colletcion – Breitling Heuer Rolex Omega Universal Patek Longines Tissot Vacheron IWC Sicura Bulova Movado Tudor Edox Doxa Eska Eberhard Eterna Zenith Audemars Piguet Military Pocket

ref. 788 , manual winding cal. Venus 178, 36.2mm. case, tachymeter scale.  Breitling has been a leading innovator in high quality stopwatches and chronographs and helped define how chronographs look and function until today.  Breitling launched the first wrist chronograph with a pusher at 2:00 in 1915, presented the first dual pusher wrist chronograph with pushers at 2:00 and 4:00 in 1933 and was one of the first manufacturers to recognize the need of early aviators for wrist watches…

1943 Breitling Premier ref. 788

The Dan Henry watch colletcion – Breitling Heuer Rolex Omega Universal Patek Longines Tissot Vacheron IWC Sicura Bulova Movado Tudor Edox Doxa Eska Eberhard Eterna Zenith Audemars Piguet Military Pocket

manual winding movement cal. Valjoux 7730, 36.8 x 36.8mm. case, tachymeter dial. A tachymeter scale measures how fast an object is moving. The scale can be found either on the dial or in the bezel. Most tachymeters start at 400 and end at 60, but some models can show different numbers.  The Breitling Top Time was conceived in the early 60s as a cheaper entry level range of Breitling chronographs; one of the highlights here is the stunning dials which make it a popular choice.

1967 Breitling Top Time ref. 2006 Panda dial

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