Breitling watches have played an important role in the history of chronographs as a specialist in precision chronographs. With its precise, reliable and high-performance instruments, Breitling has witnessed the glorious moment when man conquered the skies. The various models represented by the professional chronographs are a testament to the quality of Breitling manufacture and to the company’s profound flying culture.
World ranking of Breitling watches
Breitling watches belong to the second category, along with Cartier, Omega, Zenith, Panerai, Vanguard, Rolex, and Patek Philippe, Lange, Audemars Piguet, Blancpain, Breguet, Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget, Ulysse Nardin, Hublot and Glashütte.
What class do Breitling watches belong to?
Breitling has combined its many years of experience in watchmaking for the aviation industry to give its products a distinctive character. It has always focused on the functional orientation of its watches, giving them a character that is constantly adapted to the needs of specific sectors such as aviation, navigation, diving and so on, making its watches a perfect combination of practicality, functionality and versatility. As a result, Breitling watches are not just timepieces, but also precision instruments, earning them the nickname “aviation computers”.
Breitling brand profile
Breitling is a famous Swiss watch brand founded in 1884 and has witnessed countless glorious moments in the conquest of the skies thanks to its precise, reliable and high-performance precision instruments. As the only watch brand in the world to have its entire range of movements chronometer-certified by the COSC, Breitling is not only a symbol of exceptional precision, but also one of the few watch brands to have developed and produced its own self-winding chronograph movements. A family-owned company, Breitling is also one of the few remaining independent Swiss watchmakers.
The Breitling brand story
The Breitling company was founded in 1884 by its founder, Léon Breitling. In 1915, Gaston Breitling developed the first wrist chronograph and also provided the first aviation wrist chronographs for the pioneers of aviation. Not content with this, Gaston Breitling then separated the chronograph control system,replica breitling watches which handles start, stop and zero, from the crown, thus creating the first independent chronograph pushers and establishing Breitling as the “pioneer of the chronograph”.
In 1927, when Charles Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St Louis across the Atlantic Ocean (from New York to Paris), Willy, Lyon’s grandson, saw the great demand for accurate timekeeping in aviation and transport and began to produce precision watches for the aircraft’s cockpit instruments. After seeing the huge demand for accurate timekeeping in aviation and transport, Willy, Lyon’s grandson, began to produce precision timers for the cockpit instrument panels of aircraft, and from then on he went on to a career in aviation. To this day, major aircraft manufacturers such as Boeing Douglas and Lockheed are still customers of Breitling. Ernest Schneider later took over the company in 1979. Since then, through a series of unique designs, Breitling has been at the forefront of the production of new, unique and durable multi-purpose watches.
Over a long period of functional development, Breitling has developed four main models: the “Navitimer”, the “Chronoliner”, the “Nightlight” and the “Professional”. The “Professional” series,buy fake watches each of which has a clear target audience, are the preferred companions of the professionals concerned.