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The best partner: Breitling launches the Premier Bentley Centenary Limited Edition Watch

Collaboration between watch brands and automakers is not uncommon, but the partnership between Breitling and Bentley is the longest ever. In fact, the cooperation between the two parties can be traced back to 2003. At the time, the world’s highly regarded luxury car brand Bentley launched the first Continental GT. Every detail of this luxury sports wagon reflects Bentley’s tireless pursuit of quality, luxury, and performance. Moreover, the brand is most suitable to commission Breitling to design its dashboard clock. This is the beginning of an important partnership between the two brands.At this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, Breitling launched the Premier Bentley Centenary Limited Edition timepiece on March 5, 2019, not only to commemorate this remarkable partnership, but also to celebrate Bentley’s 100th anniversary of luxury and quality.

Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling, said the new watch reflects the values shared by Breitling and the legendary British carmaker: “We are proud of our partnership with Bentley. Both companies are well-known for unbeatable quality, performance, and design. The Breitling Premier Bentley Centenary Limited Edition timer is a tribute to Bentley’s history, luxury craftsmanship, breathtaking racing pedigree and important intimacy with Breitling.

The Breitling Bentley Centenary Limited Edition watch is an outstanding member of the Swiss watchmaking brand’s Premier collection. The limited edition watch of Breitling Premier Bentley Centenary is available in 18K red gold and stainless steel versions. Some excellent special designs distinguish it from regular styles.

The elegant and unique brown beech dial with black sub-dial (minute sub-dial at 3 o’clock and small seconds dial at 9 o’clock) is particularly eye-catching. The black inner bezel around the dial is marked with a tachometer scale and red “TACHYMETER” lettering. Equipped with Breitling’s flagship homemade Caliber 01 mechanical movement, the movement provides approximately 70 hours of impressive power storage.

Through the sapphire crystal on the back of the case, you can enjoy the built-in movement, and the Bentley logo is also decorated on the mirror surface. The 18K red gold version engraved the words “ONE OF 200”, while the stainless steel one engraved “ONE OF 1000”, indicating their respective limited circulation.

 

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The Breitling Bentley Centenary Led/Edition watch in 18K red gold comes with a brown leather strap, and the pattern and stitching on the strap are inspired by the Bentley seat. Stainless steel version with the brown leather strap or stainless steel bracelet. The case is 42 mm in diameter and engraved with the “BENTLEY” seal on the left, inspired by the 1929 Bentley “Blower” instrument panel with the supercharger.

The Bentley Centennial Limited Edition watch of Breitling Premier Series is a precision timepiece tested by the Swiss Official Observatory and its accuracy is certified by an independent agency.

Commemorating the aviation legend: Breitling launches three new Aviator 8 Curtis Warhawk watches

For more than half a century, Breitling has earned a worldwide reputation for its relationship with the aviation world and its quality Aviator watches. To commemorate the partnership with the iconic P-40 Warhawk fighter manufacturer, Breitling has launched three new Aviator 8 watches. Breitling has issued a clear declaration that aviation is still an important part of the brand’s DNAThe three new Breitling Aviator 8 watches pay tribute to the famous American aircraft manufacturer Curtiss Wright and its logo model Curtis P-40 Warhawk. The P-40 Warhawk was produced between 1938 and 1944. The new timepieces include two chronographs (one of which is equipped with a Breitling Caliber 01 movement) and a refined three-handed timer.

Breitling Aviator 8 B01 Chronograph 43 Curtis WarhawkIt is equipped with a distinctive military green dial and matte finish and is powered by the Breitling Caliber 01 mechanical movement, which provides approximately 70 hours of power storage.

This eye-catching Breitling Aviator 8 B01 chronograph is equipped with a two-way rotating bezel with Arabic numerals, a time stamp and a practical red marker. The hour markers and the Arabic numerals on the dial are coated with Super-LumiNova® fluorescent material to ensure easy reading in any lighting conditions. This COSC Observatory-certified chronograph comes with a 43 mm diameter stainless steel case with a green military strap that is water resistant to 10 bar (100 m).

The eye-catching case back features a translucent design, sapphire crystal with “Curtiss” lettering and a P-40 eagle pattern. The shark mouth and color scheme are derived from the lacquering scheme of the American Volunteer Air Force (“Flying Tigers”) during World War II.

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It features a matte-finished military green dial and a co-tone sub-dial – 12-hour and 30-minute counters and a small seconds sub-dial. The black nickel-plated hour hand and the Arabic numerals are coated with Super-LumiNova® fluorescent material for clear identification even in the most challenging lighting conditions.

It houses the Caliber 13 movement, a mechanical movement known for its remarkable stability and performance, it offers approximately 42 hours of power storage.

The chronograph’s case back is engraved with the words “Curtiss” and the P-40 eagle pattern. This COSC Observatory-certified chronograph is paired with a military-green strap and is water resistant to 10 bar (100 m).

Breitling Aviator 8 Automatic Watch 41 Curtis Warhawk

Breitling Aviator 8 41 Curtis Warhawk Automatic Watch uses a military green dial& strap. Time-division hands and Arabic numerals are coated with Super-LumiNova® fluorescent materials to ensure excellent readability in all lighting conditions. Equipped with a bi-directional rotating bezel and a red-tipped central second-hand.The DLC coated stainless steel case embodies a Caliber 17 movement that provides approximately 40 hours of power storage. As with all Breitling watches, the accuracy of this watch is certified by the COSC Observatory.The case back is engraved with the words “Curtiss” and the P-40 eagle pattern with a memorable shark mouth. It will attract people who are obsessed with aviation history and who love simple and low-key dials.