• Breitling Navitimer Replica,  Breitling Replica,  Replica Watches

    What Makes the Replica Breitling Navitimer Such a Cool Piece?

    The Breitling Navitimer Considered by many to be the quintessential mechanical pilot’s replica watch, the Navitimer made its debut in 1952. The name comes from combining the words “navigation” and “timer.” Not especially clever perhaps, but memorable nonetheless. It was an evolution of the Chronomat, which Breitling had brought out a decade earlier. Breitling wanted to build on the usefulness of the slide rule bezel introduced in the Chronomat. At 40.9mm – including the beaded bezel – the Breitling Replica steel case is the same size as the original, which must have been considered positively huge for its day. Even the bezel itself has exactly the same number of beads…