Breitling Navitimer 50th Anniversary

Breitling Navitimer 50th Anniversary

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The Navitimer is the modern tribute to the classic aviator chronograph watch. With a unique and attractive style, the timepiece invites you to a world 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.

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The first Breitling Navitimer was introduced in 1952 and its success was unparalleled. The model was selected 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. The brand’s achievements continued in 1962 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.

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The amazing 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 lead to the growth of a replica market where you can find all types of qualities Navitimer fakes at various prices. The trick here is knowing what the key attributes of an authentic looking replica are, a thing that we will discuss below by comparing the images of a special edition Breitling Navitimer 50th anniversary replica with the ones of the authentic product. This model was launched in 2002 and it is a rare collectible.

Breitling A41322 Replica

The Breitling Navitimer is legendary for its bi-directional rotating bezel with a slide rule on the outer ring that turns 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 ratched stainless steel bezel allows easy grip and overall handling. The design of this rule is very important when it comes to a knockoff. The bezel is complex and this makes it difficult to replicate. This can be seen when you take a look at the pictures of the fake Navitimer. The outer metallic part of the bezel doesn’t have the same look. The easy grip margins are more rugged and have pronounced corners whereas the ones on the replica are more rounded. Also, the inside rule has different style of indexes and gradations. The font is different, the size of the numbers is smaller and the gradations are not as spaced apart and long as on the genuine watch.

50th anniversary A41322 Dial

The 50th Anniversary Breitling Navitimer comes with a black dial, three white subdials and a date window that is located between 4 and 5 o’clock. The face 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. Now, regarding our replica watch this doesn’t have such a poorly cloned dial, but there are small differences that give it away and these are: the 50th anniversary logo which is in a different shade of gold, smaller and more spaced apart from the 12 o’clock hour marker, the date aperture that says “DATE” above it when it should have this word printed below it, the seconds hand has a different type of arrow tip, and the 3 small dials that with incorrect markings.

Fake A41322

The case of the watch measures 42.1 mm, is 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. Unfortunately, the pictures of our replica show a Navitimer that has only the front of the case brushed, the back is polished and instead of the special edition logo on the center of the case back it appears to have the winged symbol.

Breitling 50th anniversary fake watch

Breitling Navitimer is one of the most popular chronographs in the world of classic aviation watches. It is the undeniable star of the Breitling collection, 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.

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Breitling Windrider Crosswind A13055

Breitling Windrider Crosswind A13055

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The Breitling Windrider Crosswind is a very attractive and masculine timepiece that represents the top of the Windrider series. It is a very stylish and modern chronograph which differentiates its self with a sophisticated design and an impressive functionality. Everything about this watch suggests refinement, performance and high quality. Breitling’s prestige and craftsmanship are the main qualities that define the exquisite aesthetics of the Crosswind, a timepiece that offers functionality, durability and distinction.

PICTURE OF GENUINE WATCH

Genuine

One thing is for sure, this timepiece isn’t your ordinary sports watch. It is a very complex model both in terms of looks and functionality. The intricate dial is one of the main reasons why the Windrider Crosswind is quite difficult to replicate. There are only a couple of fake manufacturers out there capable of perfectly cloning this model. For those who are interested in finding out how to differentiate a fake from the real deal, the below comparison will surely come handy.

Breitling Windrider Crosswind A13055 replica

The adventurous identity of the watch is suggested by the bold and sturdy large stainless steel case that gravitates around a uniquely designed black dial. As most Breitling watches, the face of this model includes many sophisticated details that are incredibly useful for is owner. The silver roman numerals, the white date window located at 3 o’clock, the 3 sub-dials and the inner tachymetric scale blend in a beautiful horological symmetry. Getting this dial layout right is not that easy, as these images show. A quick look will tell you that the hour makers are in the wrong size, that the date window has an incorrect shape and size, that the small dials feature totally different indexes and that the writing is way off. For instance, under the silvery B-winged logo it should say “Breitling Chronograph Automatic”, but on the fake watch we see “Breitling Chronometre Automatic”. Another huge difference is the texture of the dial. The authentic watch has a plain black dial whereas the replica has a central circular area that has a raised lined pattern.

fake Breitling windrider image

The bezel is also full of design flaws. The most noticeable ones are the gradations. The original Crosswind bezel has a large embossed baton marker instead of the indexes for 5, 10, 20, 25, 35, 40, 50 and 55 minutes. The replica does not have this type of markers, but regular gradations. Also, the raised 15, 30 and 45 minutes indexes have the wrong font, size and width. And the mistakes continue with the domed winding crown and buttons. The easy grip lined embossed pattern on their surface is incorrectly cloned. The lines are closer spaced apart than on the original timepiece.

Imitation Breitling Back

Even though this fake Breitling watch is manufactured from stainless steel, it is visible from the pictures that the quality of the steel and finish is quite poor. The bracelet is the perfect example for this. The original one has a polished surface while the replica has a brushed one. Also the layout of the links is very different. The Crosswind introduces a new type of Breitling bracelet that alternates lines of 3 links with lines of 4 links. The clone has the classic Navitimer bracelet.

Fake Vintage Breitling a13055 Clasp

One of the newest Breitling sensations is, without a doubt, the Crosswind. This very masculine and complex timepiece was created for stylish men who prefer modern watches with a sporty spirit. It is just that type of model that knows how to balance sleek sophistication with a cool casual vibe.

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Breitling Navitimer Replica

Breitling Navitimer Replica

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The Breitling Navitimer is one of the first Breitling timepieces that have enjoyed their very own in-house Breitling movement. Besides this achievement, it is also one of the few classic aviator watches that are still very popular on the market. In fact, for the past 50 years, it has been the only wristwatch chronograph in continuous production. It is a very special design that captures your passion for beautiful chorological masterpieces and turns it into a timeless obsession.

Genuine Breitling Navitimer A24322C

The Breitling Navitimer is a watch that can’t be ignored. Its aesthetics suggests extravagance and complexity. The dial is overly intricate, the case is highly polished and the bezel is unique in terms of form and functionality. But even though the dial is somehow busy, it remains surprisingly easy to read. The distinctive black dial features a date window and three hour markers that turn the watch into an analog computer. Of course, not everyone knows how to use this complex function.

Below we have a couple of pictures of a Breitling Navitimer replica and we will compare them with a photo of the original watch. The objective of this article is to determine how authentic looking the replica is. Usually, all fakes have a serious problem with cloning the dial accurately. The same thing goes for this Breitling replica watch. The dial has some major errors. Firstly, the Breitling B-winged logo is way off. Sure, it is in the right position at 3 o’clock, but on the replica its inside is completely covered with gold color, while on the original watch this part is cut out. Secondly, the hour markers on the fake watch are in the wrong color. Instead of white these have been colored in gold. The same mistake can be seen in the date window. Its background should be white, but on the knockoff it is gold. And thirdly, the small dials are way off. The one from 6 o’clock has 6, 12, 18 and 24 markers instead of 3, 6, 9 and 12. The one from 9 o’clock has 2, 5, 7 instead of 20, 40, 60, and the one from 12 o’clock has 4, 8, 12 markers instead of 10, 20, 30.

Black Dial of Fake Breitling Watch

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Back Case Engravings

Fake Navitimer Chrono Buttons

The rest of the dial features correctly cloned details. Now, if we take a quick glance at the outside of the watch we notice that this part of the Breitling Navitimer replica is pretty exact. The wavy distinctive bezel is flawlessly reproduced, the winding crown and buttons are nicely finished, the case is overly polished just like the authentic timepiece and the leather strap features the elegant white stitching. Also, the case back has the iconic Breitling tachymeter gradations. These manage to complete the genuine look of the watch.

There is nothing more charismatic than an aviation inspired timepiece with a modern twist. This is what the Breitling Navitimer is – an exquisitely designed watch that amazes with its perennial design, superior functionality and innovative features.

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Breitling Super Ocean Replica

Breitling Super Ocean Replica

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Breitling is the luxury watches brand that is determined to conquer the deepest sides of the ocean by designing exquisite timepieces that are part of a legendary line of diving instruments with high performances, innovative functions and a resolutely sporty look. The name of this series is Superocean and it features a wide range of models created to endure pressure associated with depths of 500 meters (1,650 feet). These watches are spectacular in all aspects and they symbolize a new era in the watches industry.

Genuine Breitling Super Ocean

Genuine Breitling Super Ocean

The Breitling Superocean Chronograph is the ultimate diving instrument distinguished by its satin-brushed and polished case, oversized day/date double window and broad ratcheted rotating bezel with black rubber-inlaid numerals and markers. This high end sporty timepiece is powered by a chronometer-certified automatic chronograph movement. Everything about it inspires power, boldness and sophistication. Finding an exact replica of the Breitling Superocean Chronograph may seem like a tricky job if you do not know what to look for, but with the below comparison between the authentic watch and a knockoff you basically have all the essential details for recognizing a perfect imitation right from the first moment.

Replica

Replica

At first sight, the knockoff and the authentic Breitling Superocean Chronograph look pretty much the same, but if you take a closer look you discover a couple of differences.

Breitling Knockoff closeup image

For instance, the chronographs are a little bit off. The silver color of the small dials is more shiny and tacky on the imitation watch, plus the markers are less visible than the ones on the original model. The small hands are also in a different color and shape. Oh, and let’s not forget that the markers from the sub-dials are totally off. On the genuine product, the counter from 6 o’clock says 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12, the one from 9 o’clock says 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 80 and the one from 12 o’clock says 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 whereas on the fake it says at 6 o’clock 4, 8, 12, 16, 20 and 24, at 9 o’clock 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 and 10 and at 12 o’clock it says 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12. The hour, minutes and seconds hands are also different. On the real Superocean the hour and minutes hands are split in two luminescent sections and the seconds hand has a red tip while on the replica the hands have a different shape, the hour and minute ones have only one long luminescent coating section and the seconds hand has no red tip.

Breitling Super Ocean Chrono Imitation

The rest of the dial is the same. The black dial has a circular raised pattern, the hour and minutes markers are identical, the silver B-winged logo, the date window and lettering as well. Unfortunately, the bezel is not identical to the real one. On the authentic watch, the bezel is engraved with numerals, but the fake one has numbers only at the 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions. The case, winding crown and bracelet seem to be pretty much the same.

Fake Breitling Back Case

Replica Super Ocean Clasp

The automatic mechanism is another thing you should check. A good quality chronograph watch should have a 25 jewels Swiss ETA automatic movement in order to offer fully functional small dials.

The Breitling Superocean Chronograph is a remarkable diving instrument that features an exquisitely modern and sporty design. If you are a fan of this model then simply follow the above guidelines to buy yourself a high quality imitation timepiece.

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Breitling For Bentley A25362 Replica

Breitling For Bentley A25362 Replica

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Breitling for Bentley is one of the most stylish collections in the watchmaking industry. This bold line of perennial timepieces asserts a new art of living where the key assets are prestige, performance, power and class. No question about it, its winged B logo was designed as the ultimate symbol for an exclusive universe where success and luxury converge.

Bentley Watch Knockoff Picture

This artful watchmaking partnership born between the fascinating Swiss making brand and the extraordinary British car-making legend pursuits beauty and excellence in all its horological forms. By combining the best of these two worlds, the formula for watchmaking perfection was discovered. Each manufactured piece houses an amazingly complicated and accurate mechanism embodied by a steel, gold or titanium case. The design is simply spectacular- a great attention to details, elegant forms and modern chromatics. Both the chronograph specialist and the British automobile manufacturer are devoted to the ideal of unparalleled perfection. This is confirmed by every single watch they create.

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Considering all these things, it is easy to understand why so many watch devotees are fascinated with Breitling for Bentley models. If you too have a passion for performance and elegance then you are surely considering buying your very own Breitling for Bentley watch. The thing is that these watches don’t come cheap. These are designed for those who can afford to spend 4,000-10,000 on a timepiece. Obviously, you don’t have to be rich to have fine tastes in watches so relax! It is completely normal to dream of having a Breitling for Bentley even if you don’t have a trust fund in the bank. You just need to consider all your options and choose wisely. This is what I did and it turned out to be the best decision ever. For me, buying replica watches online has been the solution for all my irrational watch cravings. But for those who haven’t ordered fakes on the Internet yet, this may seem a little bit complicated and risky. No worries. Below I will tell you all you need to know for finding the best Breitling for Bentley replica watch on the web. Simply check the pictures and follow the tips.

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The first thing you need to know is that there are a dozens of replica watches websites out there that sell Breitling for Bentley fakes. The problem here is that not all of them offer the same type of quality. While some carry very good quality knockoffs others sell poorly made imitations that you would never be caught wearing. Not even if someone would give it to you for free. The secret here is to compare, compare and, if necessary, compare again until you find the perfect replica watch.

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The pictures are essential for identifying a good quality Breitling for Bentley replica watch. The website must have a couple of good quality product photos that show the dial, the buttons, caseback and bracelet. You need to start with the face of the watch. This pretty much concentrates 80% of the details that make a luxury brand watch what it is. Here you will encounter the things that could very easily give you away. The dial of the Breitling for Bentley is extremely complicated. It includes all sorts of functions, markings, sub-dials and indexes. For this version, the white dial has tree small chronographs that must be located at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock. Plus, between the 3 and 6 o’clock sub-dial there is the small date window. This date window does not have a magnifying lens over it, it is all white and the digit is supposed to be red color. Getting back to the 3 chronographs, on the genuine Breitling for Bentley the one at 3 o’clock is supposed to have the indexes 30, 60 and 90, the one at 6 o’clock should show 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6, and the one at 9 o’clock 5, 10 and 15. Most replicas do not have the correct indexes and this is a huge flaw that you shouldn’t ignore.

Genuine Watch

Genuine Watch

The important wording that can be found on the dial of the authentic Breitling for Bentley is- below the winged B it should say “Breitling for Bentley Motors” in black, above the 6 o’clock chronograph it should include “30 seconds chronograph” in red and on the inner ruler the words “seconds”, “minutes” and “hours”. Regarding the hour markers, these are made from solid stainless steel and have a slim rectangular shape. The hour markers are also silver color and minutes and hour hands have luminescent coating for improved night legibility.

The bezel of the Breitling for Bentley is another crucial detail that makes the difference between a good replica watch and a poor one. The original model has the iconic raised motif stainless steel bezel. For no apparent reason, most replica manufacturers produce it without this type of bezel. Instead they use a satin brushed one with circular motifs, like in the below pictures. Stay away from fakes that have this style of bezel.

A good quality Breitling for Bentley replica watch should be made from full solid stainless steel and the case and bracelet should have a classy brushed look. Because of the material used to make the knockoff this will have a manly look and a considerably sturdy feel. Also, do not forget to check the logos and markings engraved on the caseback, buttons and on the clasp of the replica. These very important parts of the watch hide essential details that make the difference between an authentic looking fake and an inferior one.

Regarding the inside movement, well this is surely not the same thing as on the original Breitling for Bentley, but some of the replica websites out there use very decent and durable mechanisms. On their sites you will find them organized into Japanese/Asia automatic movement and Swiss automatic movement. Both are pretty accurate and have a good life span, but as the Swiss version is the best available quality it is considerably pricier.

So there you have it, folks. A complete guide for identifying a good Breitling for Bentley replica watch. The above tips are my bible for buying fake timepiece online and I never place an order without checking all these things. When you pay attention to all the small details that make a luxury brand watch what it is, you have better odds at buying an authentic looking Breitling for Bentley imitation watch.

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Barnato Racing Replica

Barnato Racing Replica

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The Bretling Barnato is not just a watch, it’s a memory of better times, times when things were simpler and the beginning of a new era was about to start. The watch is named after Woolf Barnato who was one of the Bentley Boys. The Bentley Boys were excellent race car drivers and managed to impress the world with their skills. This beautiful watch is a celebration of Barnato who ended up owning Bentley so you will not wear just a watch but a beautiful accessory that tells the story of success and ambition. Of course the Breitling is not a watch for those with average income as it may prove to be pretty expensive. But it is expected for a watch with such great tradition and style to cost so much.

barnato racing imitation

For those who cannot afford a beautiful Breitling Barnato there are ways that are cheaper. For example, you can search for a replica watch but finding one that would be of high quality may prove to be a daring quest. The replica we have right here comes with certain differences from the original watch.

For example the tough steel model is set on a leather strap that can only be described as minimalistic with a few stitches that make a contrast. The replica, however, has a crocodile leather strap that doesn’t seem to resemble much of the original watch.

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Another thing that one would observe when inspecting this watch closer is the fact that the sub dials have different numbers. For example, on the left sub dial we have numbers 5, 10 and 15 on the original watch but the replica watch shows numbers 40, 20, 60. On the right dial the numbers 20, 40 and 60 appear on the original watch but unfortunately on the replica we can see the numbers 8, 16 and 24. If you inspect the watch even further you will find out that the lower sub dial has the same problem showing numbers 20, 40 and 60 on the replica while the original watch has numbers 2, 4 and 6.

breitling For Bentley Replica

Unfortunately the differences between these two watches don’t end here as it seems that the replica also has black markings for its hours and minutes while the original watch has silver ones. The same happens with the minutes and hour hands that are a darker color on the replica watch.

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If you can get over these differences, the Breitling Barnato watch can prove to be a great pick even if it’s not such an accurate replica. However, if you want something that looks exactly like the real thing you might have to search for another one.

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