Breitling Rare Vintage Breitling AOPA Navitimer SS
Breitling 806 AOPA Navitimer, stainless steel case on a black leather strap with matching steel Breitling tang buckle, manual wind movement, Venus 178 caliber, black dial with silver subdials, tritium dial is ultra clean with perfect matching lume on markers and hands, slide rule rotating bezel, acrylic crystal, circa 1960s, diameter: 40mm, thickness: 13mm. Excellent Condition with European Watch Company box and 6 Month Warranty.
More about Rare Vintage Breitling AOPA Navitimer SS
This is a vintage c. 1960s stainless steel Breitling Navitimer reference 806. It has a shell cordovan strap with a matching steel Breitling tang buckle, a domed acrylic crystal, and round chronograph push-buttons. The 40mm diameter solid three-body case, revolving reeded slide rule bezel, lapidated downturned lugs, and solid case back are polished/brushed, and in excellent condition. The dial is black with silver sub dials, luminous hour indexes, and a luminous Arabic numeral "12". It has luminous Tritium baton hands, an arrow-tipped central chronograph hand, and outer graduations for the minutes, the tachymeter, the telemeter, and the slide-rule. There is a constant seconds subsidiary dial at the 9 o'clock position, a 12-hour sub dial at 6 o'clock, and a 30-minute dial at 3 o'clock. The 13mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed. The mechanical manual winding Breitling caliber 178 movement is copper-coated, with a shock absorber mechanism. It's constructed with 17 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, and a monometallic balance that's adjusted to temperature and 5 positions. It includes a self-compensating flat balance spring.
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