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Breitling, Chronomat B01, 18ct Red Gold

The Chronomat is one of Breitling's most popular models that was first launched in 1941. It evolved into the format we know today in 1984, and last received a major update in 2020. It is an aviation-inspired sports watch that has helped to define the brand's identity.

This example is housed in an 18ct Red Gold case with a 42mm diameter with a unidirectional rotating bezel. The dial is presented in an anthracite colour with subdials for the running seconds, minutes and hour totalisers. In addition, a date aperture can be found within the 6 o'clock subdial. Powering the watch is Breitling's automatic manufacture cal. B01 movement. The watch is fitted to a black rubber strap with Breitling 18ct Red Gold clasp.

The watch comes with a service pouch only.

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Brand: Breitling
Dial: Anthracite
Movement: Automatic
Condition: Excellent
Box and Papers: None
Case Width: 42mm
Metal: 18K Red Gold
Model Reference: RB0134101B1
Our Reference: 78-53-143
Pre-Owned Price: £12,450.00
RRP: £18,500.00 Saving: £6,050.00

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