Breitling 1004 1004 Vintage Super Ocean Circa 1959 + Original Bracelet (29612)

29612 Breitling Vintage Super Ocean 1004, this is the first Super Ocean ever produced in 1959 and Breitlings first diving watch, the polished steel case is in excellent condition, the watch is on its original mesh bracelet which is impossible to find on its own and commands its own premium, original radium black dial with original radium hands, the radium luminous is all original and unaltered, gilt "BREITLING" and "SUPER OCEAN" are bold and clear, screw down case back unique concave bezel, size 38.5mm, thickness 11mm, Excellent condition with 6 month warranty and European Watch Company travel pouch.


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This is a very rare vintage 1959 stainless steel Breitling SuperOcean 1004. It has an original integral mesh bracelet with a tang clasp, and an acrylic crystal. It has a screw-down Breitling emblem winding crown and a screw down case back engraved in the center medallion with "BREITLING – SUPEROCEAN," and the logo, and around the perimeter is "SWISS - AUTOMATIC – WATERPROOF – 20 ATM. 660 FEET." The 38.5 diameter solid three-body case, integral downturned lugs, bracelet, and cupped concave unidirectional bezel are polished/brushed. The bezel is black with baton hour markers and a luminous triangle at the 12 o'clock position. It has the original black dial and original steel broad arrow hands, a center sweep second hand, with uniformly aged radium inserts and radium dart hour markers with radium dots underneath applied faceted steel darts at the quarter hours, around a perimeter white stick baton minute/seconds scale. The dial markings "BREITLING GENEVE and SUPEROCEAN are clear and bold, with the applied polished steel Breitling "B" at 12 o'clock. The 11mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Breitling Super Ocean 1004 has a 21k automatic self-winding Transocean caliber B 125 (a base ETA caliber 2365), with fausses cotes embellishment, and a 21k gold rotor. It's constructed with 25 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, a shock absorber device, an index regulator, and a self-compensating balance spring.

This Breitling Super Ocean 1004 is the first Super Ocean ever produced in 1959. It was Breitling's first diving watch, and even the example in the online Breitling Museum doesn't have an original steel mesh bracelet.