Breitling Superocean Heritage Watches
Founded in the year 1884, the Swiss luxury watchmaker, the Breitling is an iconic brand name in the world of horology. The inception of this premier watch company was accomplished by a talented businessman and watchmaker, Léon Breitling.
Debuted in the year 2007, the Breitling Superocean Heritage is a range of professional diving watches. This Breitling watch collection is a resurrection of Breitling's famous 1950s diving watch models. The Superocean Heritage watch collection is regarded as a foundation pillar for Breitling due to its huge popularity among watch connoisseurs. These Breitling diver watches exude a higher level of precisions along with timeless design elements.
History of Breitling Superocean Heritage Watches
Initially, Breitling was engaged in the manufacturing of navigation tools for the pilots, which were commonly used in the cockpits of the British RAF. Until 1950, Breitling continued to produce the aviation watches. But a major breakthrough occurred in the year 1957. During the heydays of diving watches, Breitling introduced its diving watch line, the Superocean. This Breitling dive watch created the history in the watch world and it was a point when Breitling gained momentum in the watch world. The impressive feature of Breitling Superocean watch including the water resistivity up to 200 meters gave a tougher fight to its other competitors during those days. Driving the inspiration from same, Breitling released the resurrected version of these Breitling Superocean timepieces on the occasion of its 60th Anniversary celebrations in the year 2017.
With the creation of Superocean Heritage, Breitling asserted its competitors that it was second to none in the manufacturing of diving watches as well. The newer versions of Breitling Superocean are the highly acclaimed ones and occupy a special place in the Breitling watch catalogue.
The all-new Breitling Superocean Heritage watch models are stylish, elegant and highly functional. Moreover to satisfy the cravings of modish watch enthusiasts these watches are available in the chic colour variants. The Breitling Superocean Heritage assortment offers a choice between 5 different models including Breitling Superocean Heritage 42, Breitling Superocean Heritage 46, Superocean Chronograph II, Superocean Chronograph M2000, and a Superocean Chronograph Steelfish.
Since the debut, the Breitling Superocean watches were meant to withstand the deeper depths thus following the same legacy the newer models are subjected to offer the water resistivity up to 2,000 meters of depth. Additionally, now these Breitling watches feature a helium valve to withstand the extreme pressures under the water. As discussed above these are available in different sizes and colours. Along with this the Breitling watches also offer you a choice of selecting from three different bracelets: rubber, leather, and steel mesh.
While moving on to their dials, the dial of refreshed Breitling Superocean Heritage line is quite similar to the brand's older diving watches. Featuring 5-minute markers without numerals, and a broad sword-and-arrow hand with the contrasting indices make the dial quite legible to be used under the dark conditions. However, the original Breitling "B" logo and the original font for the name of the piece has been kept intact like the older versions.
The Breitling men's watches available in the 46 and 42 case sizes are quite popular among the contemporary crowd. Both of these Breitling timepieces are chronograph watches. The Breitling fans who admire for the larger case can opt for the 46mm, 3-hand diver model whereas those looking for something compact can opt for, the Breitling Superocean Heritage II with 42mm case size. The Breitling 42mm watch model comes in at just over 14mm thick, so it’s still plenty hefty to satisfy those desiring for a dive watch like substance.
When considering the functionality, both of these Breitling watch models are equipped with the 20-click unidirectional bezels, for the firm and precise measurements. The level of resistance offered by these Breitling Superocean Heritage watches under the extreme conditions is worth admiring. Furthermore, these Breitling watches have been embellished with luminescent material on their indices, hands, and 12 o'clock bezel marker to ensure optimal legibility in all kind of conditions. The outer edges of the bezel have been finely cut to provide it more coarse and rugged finishing.
Another outstanding model from the current Breitling Superocean production line is the Superocean M2000. This Breitling men's watch is fitted with an intricate mechanism to provide easy handling underwater. The operation of chronograph of this Breitling timepiece is regulated by a magnetic push piece system, thus ensuring the high functionality of the watch underwater. Moreover, the Superocean M2000 is powered by a SuperQuartz-movement, which is ten times more precise than a common quartz movement.
Thereby looking at these features and functionalities you can certainly admit that no other watch can be your better diving companion than the Breitling Superocean heritage. The outstanding quality, design aesthetics and exceptional precision offered by these Breitling watches are sure to garner the attention of every ardent water adventurer.