Breitling has reached into its storied past to re-design a classic, the Breitling Chronomat, an all-purpose sports watch for aficionados who see the brand as much more than a watch for aviator enthusiasts. It’s for adventure-seekers on land and seas as well, the sportsman in all of us.
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The original Chronomat was a mechanical watch introduced in 1984 that soon became an icon for the brand. The New Chronomat Collection is a handsome and modern re-design of the original Chronomat. This men’s luxury watch is bold, but not too big on the wrist, at 42 mm. The Rouleaux bracelet with a butterfly clasp is distinctive, and blends modern and retro.
What really pops is the design – Breitling has done a wonderful job in remaking the watch. The Chronomat looks good in the office and especially looks great on the weekend. Naturally rugged watch without trying too hard to be, it’s a statement-maker. Breitling’s new watch is powered by the in-house Breitling calibre 01. That delivers a power reserve of 70 hours, and can be seen through the sapphire crystal case back.
- Breitling Chronomat B01 Chronograph 42: Steel Case, Silver, Copper, Blue, Black and Green Dial on a Steel Bracelet, $9,950 CAD
- Breitling Chronomat B01 Chronograph 42 Frecce Tricolori Limited Edition: Steel Case, Green Dial on Steel Bracelet, $10,150 CAD
- The Chronomat B01 Chronograph Steel & Gold Rider Tabs, Silver Dial, Steel Bracelet, $11,450 CAD
- Breitling Chronomat B01 Chronograph 42: Steel and Gold Case, Anthracite or Blue Dial on Steel and Gold Bracelet, $14,950 CAD
- The Chronomat B01 Chronograph 42: Gold Case, Anthracite Dial on Black Rubber, $24,950 CAD