Review of Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel Limited Edition

When you think about the hours of space-related, its space or space programs, probably you come to minds such as the Omega Speedmaster watch, or Bell & Ross Space 1. Did you know that the famous watch brand Breitling also has a clock associated with the great space programs of the 20th century? It is true, and in this review, we consider a model for the Navitimer cosmonauts the Cosmonaute Blacksteel the Breitling Limited is Edition is, which is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of space flight.

Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel Limited Edition

24th May 1962 Space Watch Breitling Navitimer were on the wrist astronaut Scott Carpenter as he orbited the Earth three times in the Aurora 7 capsule These watches were very different from the others of that time, namely the fact that they had a 24-hour dial, this makes it easy to navigate between day and night, which is not so easy to do when you are in the Earth’s orbit. Several years ago, Breitling released a limited edition version of the Navitimer Cosmonaute in honor of the mission of Mr. Carpenter. Currently, in 2013, the Breitling brand released Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel in black steel and as a limited edition.

Of course, this model brings us back to his predecessor, fifty years ago. New watches Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel Limited Edition has a black steel case width 42 mm, manufactured using a carbon coating that is more resistant to scratches than just steel. Also have the black dial, the auxiliary set, and arrows, all shades of diluted white hour markers, markers, indexes and hands coated with a high-quality fluorescent compound. Auxiliary arrows are red shades. All these details make enough to read a clock face.

Wrist space Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel style watches have a mechanism made by Breitling – Caliber B02, which reached a COSC certification. This manual winding mechanism, it has a 24-hour clock, and functions that existed in the original model – brand commemorates. The mechanism operates at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, also has a chronograph with an accuracy of 1/4 of a second, 30-minute and 12-hour counters, located on the 6th and 12th-hour mark, respectively. The window with the date is on the 9 the hour mark.

As you would expect from a luxury cosmic clock, the model has a sapphire crystal, water resistant to 30 meters, a solid perforated rubber strap. In general, at a glance readability of hours should be fine, but it takes some getting used to the 24-hour clock.


Of course, if you manage to find a model of Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel Limited Edition of the limited edition, there are only 1,000 copies worldwide, it can be purchased at a price of $ 9590.

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