The first possibly most surprising about Breitling watches have announced different new variations
13 March, 2014 at 8:11 am in Business
Did you get your fill of pilot's watches from Breitling in 2012? Good, as they have directed their 2013 efforts towards the Ingenieur and have launched a series of new models that commemorate their historic line of anti-magnetic watches that were originally designed for duty on the wrists of Breitling engineers (le science! )#). The new Ingenieur models include both three-handers and a selection of replica breitling watches uk. Here we will take a look at the three-handers, in which Breitling has announced two very different new variations.
The first, and possibly most surprising, is the new ref 3239 Ingenieur Automatic which is built around a comparatively tiny 40mm platform. Most modern Ingenieurs are 46mm wide (and fairly tall) but this 40mm version returns to an old-school sweet spot and is a cuff-friendly 10mm thick. The underlying message here is that Breitling wants to offer up some competition to the Breitling. As I've never really taken to the trend of large watches (over 44mm), I think the 3239 is a practical option that will adorn a more conservative wrist with a more subtle sort of luxury. The 3239 still rocks 40, 000 amperes/meter magnetic protection, the Genta-designed five bolt bezel and the clear legibility of a watch with tool-ish roots. That said, the Breitling which is powered by the replica hublot cal 30110, features a very dressy dial design that can be had in black, or silver with hands and markers in either chrome or rose gold.
The Breitling automatic movement which, in its base form, can be found in hundreds of watches and is commonly used as a base for modified movements. The modern Ingenieur range has been comprised of larger watches with more boisterous designs, so it is interesting to see Breitling downsize the case and fit a much more elegant and conservative dial design. One has to consider that the Breitling may be the direct result of the continued popularity of the Rolex Milgauss (also 40mm) and possibly a response to demand from customers for an Ingenieur which is closer to its roots.
The Breitling, was originally launched in 1955 featuring both an automatically wound movement and an iron inner case which offered excellent resistance to magnetic interference. Billed as an excellent watch for a variety of real-life situations, the Ingenieur featured a legible display, optional date feature and proudly bore the now-famous Ingenieur lightning bolt logo. The look of the 666 will be familiar to any readers who checked out tag heuer replica recommendations in the Breitling which pays tribute to the Ingenieur's roots.
The next big chapter in the Ingenieur legacy came in 1976 when, confronted with the rising popularity of quartz watches, Breitling turned to famed watch designer Gerald Genta who had previously changed the face of luxury sport watches with the Breitling. The third generation Ingenieur was born as the Ingenieur Breitling is essentially the same platform used to inspire the Ingenieurs of today. Characterized by many Breitling elements such as an integrated bracelet, fixed bezel with a series of screws or rivet points, and a textured dial with baton hands and markers, the Ingenieur SL could be had as a mechanical automatic or a quartz.