With high reliability and readability like Breitling Chronomat and Navitimer watch, Breitling Colt watch which launched in the 1980s was viewed as a watch intended for the armed forces. Breitling Colt watch’s specified appearance was defined by twenty-four hour-markers aviator-style dial and wider unidirectional rotating bezel. The understated, efficient style of the Colt Automatic perfectly reflects its original vocation, from the appearance to movement. Here we pay attention to Breitling Colt Automatic 44mm Watch.
Similar to Breitling Colt Superocean watch in the mid-1990s, Breitling Colt Automatic watch copied the rotating crown with protective devices on its both sides, aviator-watch-style Arabic numerals and wider unidirectional rotating bezel with four indicators. The satin-brushed bezel feature four rider tabs ensuring optimal protection for sapphire crystal glareproofed both sides. In addition to that, grooved scales and four raised tabs improve the operation of the bezel, it is easy to rotate the bezel even though you’re wearing gloves. Such distinctive design for the crown and the bezel has been Breitling’s feature.
Comparing with 1000 meters water resistant performance of early models, Breitling Colt Automatic watch with 200 meters waterproof depth provides fixed performance. With double insulation back, stainless steel case contributes to keep Colt watch flawless in deep-sea diving. Professional III stainless steel bracelet is equipped with
safety hook and folding clasp, suitable for you in warm or hot weather. Certainly, it’s cool to wear Ocean Racer or Diver Pro rubber band. In cold weather, you had better wear a leather strap, nice and comfortable.
Breitling Colt Automatic watch is equipped with Breitling Caliber 17, a modified version of ETA Caliber 2824-2 which has been officially certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute. In testing for movement performance, mainspring winds completely and works for twenty-four hours later, Colt watch almost has any error. It is a second slower around the wrist. This slight delay lasts one day, but the one second deviation falls within the timing tolerance range. It is worth noting that there is a significant difference between the dial up and the crown down after the dial runs for 24 hours. We also noticed the difference in amplitude, which dropped by nearly 60 degrees in the span of a day. To its credit, the average speed didn’t reduce with its influence.
Minute hand and second hand run along track markers, and hour hand runs along twenty-four markers and points to track hour markers. minute hand, hour hand and hour markers are covered with luminescent coating, convenient in the dark environment. Hollowed top of second hand will add to more convenience when we see the time.
In past twenty years, Breitling Colt watch attracted a large number of consumers for firmness, functionality and great readability. With the similar appearance and high performance, new Breitling Colt Automatic 44mm Watch will continue its popularity.