For Breitling, the name Blackbird traditionally refers to a limited series designed on the basis of the chronomat, the brands flagship model. The Breitling Blackbird is a self-winding chronograph distinguished by the strength of it’s design and by it’s undeniable originality. Understated and powerful, it comes in two result contrasting versions- one with a mainly matt finish and the other with an all polished steel finish. The same goes for the Blackbird special pilot bracelet with it’s exclusive faceted profile. Recently a third version was introduced at this years Basel World fair in Switzerland. Breitling now presents to you the “Blacksteel” limited edition Blackbird wristwatch featuring a ultra durable carbon based treatment. The color of the Breitling Blackbird dial greatly contributes to it’s first-class readability that is further reinforced by the large hands and oversize luminescent hour markers. The pursuit of functionality goes well beyond simply reading off the time. The calendar at 12 o’clock is composed of two separate indicators, one for tens and the other for units, driven by the Breitling caliber 44, COSC i chronometer.These features give the Breitling Blackbird “Blacksteel” a character all it’s own.The limited edition Breitling Blackbird “Blacksteel” comes on a Diver Pro 2 strap with a black steel tang type buckle.
Leon breitling founded Breitling in 1884. His goal was simple, to manufacture the highest quality technical watches. Today, over one hundred years after it was founded, Breitling is known as one of the finest luxury watch brands in the world. Breitling is best known for it, pilot watches and chronographs which feature rugged cases and complicated dials . Breitling watches fit the active lifestyle of today.
Caliber: Breitling 44 self-winding mechanical movement
Power reserve: minimum 42 hours
Chronograph: 1/4 second, 30 minutes, 12 hours
Vibration: 28,800 v.p.h.
Jewels: 38 jewels
Calendar: Dial Aperture
Case: steel or blackend steel on the limited edition
Water resistance: 300m (1000 ft)
Bezel: Bidirectional ratcheted
Crown: Screw locked, two gaskets
Back: screwed in
Crystal: cambered sapphire, glare proof both sides
Diameter: 43.70 mm
Thickness: 17.20 mm
weight: 121.30 gr.
Interhorn width: 22/20 mm