The Navitimer is the modern tribute to the classic aviator chronograph watch. The timepiece invites you to a world with a unique and attractive style,where the spirit of aviation and tradition are peerless values. With its ingenious slide rule and a design catered for professional pilots, this superior instrument gained its cult status in the field of aviation.
The first Breitling Navitimer presented in 1952 and its success was unparalleled. The model was regarded as the official watch of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). This special decoration is also the reason why the B winged logo is found on almost every Navitimer dial. It is a symbol for the amazing collaboration between pilots and Breitling.
In 1962, there was another achievement, when its special edition Navitimer named Cosmonaute went into space on the wrist of astronaut, Scott Carpenter. The timepiece is also famous for its role as the preferred watch of James Bond in the 1965 “Thunderball” movie starring Captain Derval.
The great success of the Breitling Navitimer has turned it into a much sought after timepiece, not just for those who can afford it, but also for people that would rather pay a couple hundred dollars for a knockoff. This increases the growth of a replica market where you can find all types of qualities Navitimer fakes at various prices. A charming thing that we will discuss below, a special edition Breitling Navitimer 50th anniversary replica. This original model was launched in 2002 and it is a rare collectible.
TBreitling Navitimer 50th anniversary replica comes in bi-directional rotating bezel with a slide rule on the outer ring turning the watch into a navigation calculator with a sleek chronograph. The rule serves for calculating average speeds, fuel consumption, climb and descent rates and other essential navigation data. The retched stainless steel bezel allows easy grip and overall handling. Also, the inside rule has the identical style of indexes, gradations, the size of the numbers and the gradations. The 50th Anniversary Breitling Navitimer replica comes with a black dial, three white subdials and designed with a date window that is located between 4 and 5 o’clock. The surface of the watch is a little bit crowded as on all types of Breitling watches, but its core quality is also present- it has an intriguingly superior legibility.
The case of this replica watch measures in 42.1 mm, 15 mm thick and is manufactured from solid stainless steel which has been completely brushed. The solid case back is made from the same material and has the same brushed finish. Also, the rear of the watch features the specific Navitimer markings, plus the 50th anniversary logo and wording.Breitling Navitimer is one of the most popular chronographs in the world of classic aviation watches. It is a professional instrument that has served as an essential method of calculations for generations of pilots. Its heritage goes on even in the modern days by being an exceptional ally both on land and in the air.