Breitling has a rich history in watchmaking that goes back to 1884. The brand is known for creating some of the most iconic pilot’s perfect Breitling replica watches ever. The Navitimer, Chronomat, SuperOcean, Premier, and Top Time are just a few illustrious names that are part of Breitling’s rich history. But what are some of the brand’s watches that retain their value? Especially in today’s market, it can be challenging to find top CA fake Breitling watches that keep their value and potentially increase in price over time. We find out some of the best Breitling models to keep in mind.
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The first watch on this small list is quite a surprise. The current cheap fake Breitling Chronomat B01 42 watches was introduced in 2020 and received much praise. The watch returned the classic Chronomat style of the 1980s with the iconic bezel, four rider tabs, and the signature “Rouleaux” bracelet that made it a classic. The 42 mm case size makes it great for various wrist sizes, and the COSC-certified in-house chronograph movement is a great caliber to power the Chronomat.
Regarding pricing, the luxury copy Breitling watches was introduced in 2020 for a list price of €7,900. Currently, the list price is €8,650. Looking at the value on Chrono24 Marketplace, you can see that the current Chronomat models do lose quite a bit of value compared to their list prices. But the remarkable thing is the asking price of a new Chronomat B01 42 has only gone up by roughly €500 since the market came down halfway through last year. And looking at the price development over three years, the average asking price has increased by €1,000. As such, it will be interesting to see whether the prices keep increasing. The high quality replica Breitling watches deserves it as it is a brilliant version of the classic Chronomat.
A second model that keeps its value consistently is the Swiss movements replica Breitling Navitimer Ref. 806 1959 Re-Edition watches that came out in 2019. This limited edition of 1.959 pieces pays homage to the classic Navitimer ref. 806 from the late 1950s. The original Navitimer came out in 1954 and introduced a pilot’s watch with a slide rule and a three-register chronograph. The unique combination of functionalities also led to a one-of-a-kind design that is instantly recognizable as a Navitimer.
The initial Navitimers came with black dials, so collectors know them as the “all-black” models. The Breitling Navitimer Ref. 806 1959 Re-Edition super clone watches for men is an homage to the “all-black” Navitimer, and it was praised unanimously for getting everything right up to the last detail. The biggest difference from the original 1959 is the modern materials used and the modern in-house B09 movement. The original list price in 2019 was €7,700, and after initially going down a bit, the asking prices on Chrono24 Marketplace went up. Last year, the prices dropped a bit, but they still have an average asking price of €8,257, which is higher than its original price. And I predict to see that go up over time.
The third and last option is a true classic. The Swiss made replica Breitling SuperOcean ref. 2005 “Slowmo” Chronograph watches is one of those instantly recognizable icons from Breitling. The watch has a super-chic black-and-white dial with a black bezel that stands out immediately. On top of that is what people call a Slow-Motion diving chronograph. As you see, the watch has a remarkable chronograph hand. Usually, a central chronograph hand keeps track of the seconds, but for this watch, the hands track the minutes; the idea behind it is that you do not have to keep track of seconds underwater when diving. In that situation, minutes will do.
The 2024 online Breitling fake watches was introduced in 1964 and has become a sought-after classic. The reason is that it is a bit of an oddball in both design and movement. It’s also why we won’t see a re-issue of this watch soon. It is simply a lot of work to modify a movement to do what the original ref. 2005 does. And that’s why collectors love this piece. Nowadays, prices for one are between €10 and €15K. They have been at that level for some time, and it won’t change soon. So, if you are in for a true classic, the SuperOcean ref. 2005 might be one to look into.
Are Breitling watches good for investment?
The watch market has drastically changed over the last 12 to 18 months. Prices have come down for most brands and models. Generally, you can state that the true vintage classics will hold their value over time. Additionally, limited and special editions will probably increase in value over time due to their limited production numbers. Regular AAA Breitling replica watches often do not go up in value. But do your homework and keep an eye out for the classic icons and the limited editions, and you might find a watch that will increase in value over time because do not expect to see any quick wins. On top of that, Breitling is a brand with many great classics that deserve to be worn. So don’t forget to give them some proper wrist time!
It’s funny to think that Victoria Beckham’s “entry” into the fashion business started with a denim line named VB Rocks in the early ’00s. The brand gained infamy by pricing its jeans at $300 a pop. Early aughts designer denim brands like Diesel and True Religion were already charging triple digits for jeans. Beckham’s price point, however, was leaps higher than the rest, leaving customers bewildered with sticker shock but also paving the way for what was to become an aggressively profitable segment of the industry. We laugh in hindsight, given the current pervasiveness and frankly exorbitant prices of today’s designer denim. This was before Balenciaga or Gucci or Bottega Veneta was making and incorporating entire lines of denim into their commercial collections. How very prophetic of Beckham.
VB has always been slightly ahead of the curve. A main staple of the cultural lexicon since the ’90s, Beckham’s career trajectory began as one-fifth of the most famous girl band to have ever existed (fight me on this, I dare you) and parlayed into her becoming the matriarch of a global Beckham dynasty. Today, Beckham is also known for being a legitimate force in the fashion industry as the founder and creative director of her eponymous fashion label. Victoria Beckham presents its ready-to-wear collections every season in Paris and retails in 230 stores in 50 countries worldwide.
Last week Beckham presented us with her latest design conquest by releasing a collection of watches in collaboration with Breitling. The luxury replica Breitling Chronomat Automatic 36 Victoria Beckham collection watches includes six variations and is limited to 1,500 pieces. It’s quintessential 1:1 CA Breitling Chronomat fake watches with its vertebrae-like rouleaux bullet bracelet that makes you want to run your fingers across the polished grooves every time you come close to touching it (maybe that’s just me?), and has the traditional raised rider tabs at the 15-minute mark. The limited collection comes in two metals: stainless steel and yellow gold – a metal which was brought back from the dead for high quality Breitling copy watches, specially for VB. Swiss watch brands, please take note!
The new dial colorways are inspired by Beckham’s own Spring/Summer 2024 palette, including peppermint, midnight blue, dove gray, and sand. The top Breitling replica watches feature the Breitling logo on the dial and Victoria Beckham’s initials on the seconds hand. The Swiss made fake Breitling watches are equipped with self-winding Breitling Caliber 10, which features a date window at six o’clock. The movement has approximately 42 hours of power reserve and is COSC certified.
Despite being a very modest 36mm, the 2024 wholesale replica Breitling watches still has a lot of heft. It’s chunky in that perfectly ’90s Breitling way – a look we know Beckham aligns with when wearing her personal watches: “Typically I do like a more masculine watch,” she says, “but one that does have a sense of femininity, a sense of elegance.” I can relate to Beckham, as I too prefer a watch with more heft, but it has to be that perfect meet-in-the-middle proportion, that balance of heft and legibility but also of curvature and wearability. The contrast of wearing a larger, more “masculine” watch a little loose on your wrist could in turn make you feel more feminine. Like wearing oversized clothing to make you feel smaller: it’s the boyfriend jean effect.
The Swiss made Breitling super clone watches is by no means a total redesign – it’s a revamp of a classic. Which by the way is fine, Breitling is not looking to reinvent the brand, they’re looking to appeal to a new demographic by tweaking the existing offering. “It was just taking what Breitling does so well and putting my little spin on that,” explained Beckham, “you know, ultimately making the watches that I as a woman desire to wear.”
This partnership isn’t as unlikely as it seems. VB has been wearing cheap Breitling replica watches proudly since her early days of pop stardom. What started as a stainless steel Cartier Tank Française worn in tandem with her then boyfriend David Beckham’s matching Française, developed into a yellow gold Yacht-Master (again, matching with Becks). Then came the countless diamond-set Jacob and Co. Five Time Zone, which eventually, with time, snowballed into a pretty serious watch collection.
VB has always been part of the pop-culture and watch Venn diagram. Given gen Z’s obsession with rehashing ’90s visual cultural ephemera on Instagram, her watch choices from decades past have been immortalized online. The now very famous airport paparazzi pictures of Victoria and David Beckham in 1997 wearing the aforementioned matching Cartier watches even served as inspiration for Gucci’s most recent Creative Director Sabato De Sarno debut campaign for the house late last year. This is the power of the Beckhams.
In recent years we have come to know Beckham as a bonafide watch collector; she has been spotted wearing a Nautilus Ref. 7118/1300R-00 and a ref. 116505 Everose Daytona, amongst others. Now Beckham has come to create her own line of watches. Because surely making, not just wearing the product is how you wield real influence in 2024?
It’s interesting to note that her new collection of watches is actually a partnership between Breitling and her ready-to-wear brand, not VB the woman. Which makes total sense. It’s a way for Beckham and Breitling to cross pollinate China online Breitling replica watches and the wider world by focusing on design and not just celebrity. Victoria Beckham seems like an obvious choice, but by using her brand as the platform and eliminating herself as the focal point (note, she is not featured in the campaign), it becomes a slightly more earnest and almost more respectable way of speaking to the woman consumer. This is not a collaboration-cum-ambassadorship style gimmick but a fully fledged fashion brand collaboration with a heritage Swiss watch brand.
To be frank, Breitling would need to pull a stunt like this because I personally don’t know any women purchasing Breitling fake watches for sale in 2024. This is a topic brand CEO Georges Kern is very transparent about: “We are predominantly a male brand but why should we close ourselves towards 50% of the market? But we want to be the cool and relaxed alternative in this male [dominated] market and we want to have the same positioning with women’s watches… [A] relaxed alternative to the very conservative and classic Swiss watchmaking.”
Beckham understands how to speak to women. Today her look is polished and pristine. Her ready-to-wear line consists of relaxed, slightly deconstructed city tailoring, perfectly cut wool coats and fluid, ankle-grazing silk dresses. It’s for grown-ups. And with a luxury fashion brand comes highly sophisticated campaign imagery – a tactic that Beckham clearly carried over to best replica Breitling watches for the release of this collection. It seems she was vehemently in control as creative director too, choosing Mario Sorenti to shoot the campaign. Sorenti is a highly esteemed fashion photographer who has spent the last three decades capturing fashion campaigns (with clients including Calvin Klein, Chanel, Saint Laurent) that are forever imprinted onto our memories, by choice or not. Beckham also brought on one of her model-muses to star in the campaign and used full Victoria Beckham looks and accessories to style the shoot. Why waste a perfectly solid marketing opportunity that benefits both brands? And what’s more, why not cultivate imagery that a modern woman with spending power can identify with?
I scrolled through countless pictures of VB in multiple listicles all titled something along the lines of “75 best Victoria Beckham outfits of all time.” It became clear to me that despite a few wild card choices in the ’90s (matching his and hers sarongs anybody?), her style has remained consistent since the turn of the millennium. Beckham has, for example, always understood the power of a simple Alaïa dress or the routine of sticking to the same black bug eye sunglasses. It’s her take on a uniform, and often that uniform includes fake Breitling watches site. All of this to say VB’s power in fashion is omnipotent. This may only be a small 1,500 piece dent for now. but let’s see if this yields as much influence as VB is truly capable of.
Let’s hope divided loyalties in Beckingham Palace don’t become a source of tension between David Beckham, global brand ambassadorship for Tudor, and his fashion designer wife Victoria, who has just put her name and creativity to a line of flashy Swiss made Breitling Chronomat replica watches for Breitling.
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Strolling into the Breitling boutique at what I’ll call the “fancy mall,” where there’s been a very welcome invasion of brand boutiques in addition to the reliable local luxury AD, I didn’t have any particular model in mind. I had a free day and planned to hit all the boutiques to see what I could see. I tried on the enormous emergency and the new Avengers, and then I was drawn to a quartet of small colorful AAA Breitling replica watches off to the store’s left, just ahead of the lounge chairs and whiskey. I hadn’t read up on the CA top fake Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Highlands watches released late last year so wasn’t expecting something as small as they are. A quick ask of the salesperson, and I was shooting and getting a feel for this new take on the brand’s Superocean Heritage.
The high quality replica Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Highlands watches is available in four colors, evident in the dial and the matching ceramic bezel insert: beige, green, mustard, and blue (kudos to Breitling for not trying to be at all cute with the color naming). Once I realized I was shooting for a review, I decided to focus on the mustard dial, largely because I was so taken by the mesh strap. First, though, the case itself. At 38mm, the stainless steel cases offer the smallest package in the Superocean line, a full 4mm narrower than previous ’57 models, the first of which were introduced in 2020. For perfect Breitling copy watches, 38mm is downright dainty, and that’s furthered by the quoted 9.9mm thickness and 42mm lug-to-lug. It all comes together in a slender-lugged, curved silhouette that sat easily on my wrist and should do the same on most. The models get a domed sapphire crystal and a pull-out crown, with 100m water resistance.
The thickness is what really surprised me. On the wrist, the Swiss movements Breitling replica watches wears slim, but that’s an accomplishment with the stadium bezel that serves as the Heritage ’57 line’s signature element and is offered here in 18k rose gold. (By the way, this is my kind of two-tone: just the head, not the band.) Stadium bezels do nothing to mitigate themselves like ordinary sloped bezels, which drape the case rather than make it more pronounced. Perhaps understanding this, best Breitling super clone watches has made the bi-directional bezel rather slim, with a cupped underside and knurling that make it easier to grip than if it were one of those traditional sloped bezels. The lumed triangle gives a reference for zero and hopefully we can all count by fives, but the lack of any numbering limits its utility relative to more purposeful bezels.
I mentioned that what drew me to the mustard-dialed display model was the mesh bracelet. In my opinion, no one does mesh quite like Breitling. The thick, substantial mesh on the Superocean Heritage II is so impressive and comfortable it makes you wonder why other brands bother. But something like that would’ve overwhelmed the Heritage ’57 models, including the new cheap replica Breitling Highlands watches, so Breitling did us one better by pairing it with a fitted, tapering 18mm mesh strap with beads and a tighter weave. The butterfly closure may irk some, but the bracelet has a number of removable links for getting as near to the perfect size as possible. As with almost any mesh bracelet, it’s soft and comfortable thanks to its articulation. To hammer home the Highlands theme, Breitling has paired each model with a color-coordinated “tweed-inspired” strap on a deployant clasp. The tweed-inspired material, made from silk and wool, is soft, and the straps are much more pliant than ones made of actual tweed that I’ve encountered, which are frequently stiff due to the backing leather.
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The movement in the 1:1 replica Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Highlands watches is perhaps the least exciting part of the watches. Far from one of the brand’s in-house calibers, the Highlands models get the Breilting 10, a rebranded ETA 2892A2. Offering 42 hours of power at 28,800 vph, the 2892 isn’t just a slim 2824. It’s got a sturdier rotor construction, allowing for better shock absorption and almost always has stepped-up finishing (though you can’t see that through the solid caseback). Simply put, the 2892 is a better movement and produced to a higher standard beyond just being thinner.
Breitling says the four colors of the Highlands models are earth tones, which doesn’t usually include blue, but if we’re talking about Earth (the planet) and not earth (the ground), we can give it a pass. What can be said is that these smaller Breitling fake watches wholesale open the Heritage ’57 line up to an entirely new set of consumers, at a price that’s consistent with the rest of the line. The Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Highlands is priced at USD 6,250.
I thought the moment had passed for a revival of Universal Genève.
Prices for vintage Universal on the secondary market (like most watches, to be fair) are down from their peak, and it seemed as though, except for the most passionate collectors, many people had moved on from the brand. It’s no secret that there have been a lot of Universal fans at Hodinkee, and as much as I’ve wanted to see Universal come back, I’ve learned to try to be pragmatic about the difficulties of succeeding in the watch industry. The best time to “restart” UG was probably a few years ago. But as they say, the second best time to start something is now.
If I had mostly given up on the idea, part of me remained secretly hopeful. I spent my early days in top Breitling replica watches reading about, searching for, and handling Universal when I had the chance. I keep a written list of “grails,” and a specific Universal is still near the top of my list (there are two Universals in the top 10). Part of that is due to the “Hodinkee effect,” shaped by reading Ben’s writing on Universal over the years. It is, as Tony Traina once put it, every hipster’s favorite vintage brand, and I’ve been known to be called one (I did like Death Cab for Cutie before they were popular, after all). But I’m not lying when I say that the Tri-Compax – an incredible watch that feels like a working man’s Patek 1518 – was my first love for watches that weren’t Rolex GMTs.
When I saw other brand names restarting under new ownership, the idea of reviving Universal Genève seemed like a slam dunk. The cheap CA Breitling fake watches being made under the Universal name by Stelux Holdings – the Hong Kong-based investment group that until recently owned the brand – weren’t in keeping with the brand heritage (and barely existed out of Asian markets), but maybe, I thought, someone else could do better.
Enter Breitling. In private conversations with people surrounding the relaunch, you get the sense that they understand this might be the most challenging revival ever undertaken. The general sentiment among collectors I’ve talked to is extremely cautious at best. Maybe we’ve been let down too many times in the past. Maybe I’ve just learned enough to know how hard of a task lies ahead. Really, I just fear you can’t really “have it all.” The things that made Universal a great brand that stand the test of time – value, design, complexity – are hard to balance in a modern landscape. So, will perfect replica Breitling watches and the new Universal crack the code?
The Cost Of Doing Business
The idea of buying UG isn’t exactly novel. At least a half dozen names offered substantial money to buy Universal in the last decade or so. Some were more qualified than others, ranging from collectors passionate about the brand’s heritage (with no history in running a watch brand) to businessmen interested in the cache of a name that slots well into business plans to capitalize on heritage brands (with Sellita movements, most likely – stripping away the core of the brand). High quality Breitling copy watches was also not the only large watch company or organization to make a run at Universal, but in the end, it was the winner.
The amount Breitling is rumored to have paid is multiples of what anyone else offered. Obviously, they see commercial value in Universal – you don’t spend that much money because you love old chronographs and Genta-designed microrotor watches – and they have confidence in their ability to revive it. But that also means that Swiss made Breitling replica watches has to ensure the new Universal is a major commercial success.
I hate to say it, but Universal will need more than just hardcore enthusiasts to keep their company afloat. The new Universal is still a business, and they’ll need to make AAA fake Breitling watches that can sell at scale. That means they’ll likely have to make some design concessions to satisfy a broader audience.
But the first place Universal could go wrong has nothing to do with design, size, movements, or anything watch lovers often find themselves deep in the weeds studying. No, the core issue to me is all about price.
Despite the price of the rarest and most collectible vintage Universals exceeding $30,000 (sometimes significantly), Universal was never a high-end brand. Universal movements, which themselves are a big part of the brand’s charm, weren’t finished well, if at all. Often, “finishing” meant stamping the name, serial number, and caliber on a movement and putting it in a case. This was par for the course for the price segment and didn’t hurt Universal; for a long time, it was an industry leader for chronographs. But it’s also why collecting Universal made much more sense 11 years ago when Ben could buy a Tri-Compax with important provenance for $2,750.
Part of the success of vintage Universal Genève is that it’s the embodiment of the golden age of tool 1:1 online replica Breitling watches. These were purpose-built machines for an era where people needed an accessible way to tell the time, and wearing them now is both nostalgic and unnecessary in the most romantic way. The Film Compax was a purpose-built tool for cinematographers that would never be made today. Divers don’t need a Polerouter Sub. Reconnaissance pilots would never need an oversized split-second chronograph with a 24-hour dial these days. When a waterproof Patek ref. 1463 sold for $425, a waterproof Universal was $110, and sold in places with a lot of foot traffic. The sort of places that could sell them by the boatload. These were tools, through and through, not precious works of art.
Times have changed, and so have customer demands. Enthusiasts (more so than the general public) expect better finishing for their money, which might pressure Universal (and Breitling) to move up-market to justify costs. Suppose they do so and position Universal as a higher-tier brand. In that case, they’ve already lost a big portion of its heritage by ignoring its historical place in the market and potentially fumbling it from the start.
Then there’s the cost of in-house calibers. In announcing the relaunch, Breitling acknowledged the history of Universal’s in-house calibers and their importance for the brand’s heritage. Breitling Brand Historian Fred Mandelbaum (aka WatchFred) said in the comments on our story about wholesale Breitling replica watches‘ acquisition that “you will not see a mass market movement in a UG.” But whether the movements will be repackaged existing Breitling movements, recreated vintage Universal movements, or something else is yet to be seen.
I won’t get into the fuzzy history of Universal’s use of Martel calibers, but those movements are certainly one of the main selling points for vintage Universal. But the tools to make Universal’s calibers are likely long gone, and the cost of re-developing a movement and its tooling is substantial. Earlier last year, I asked the heritage department of a major brand what it would cost to remake a different iconic chronograph movement – the Valjoux 72 – from scratch. They said the brand had looked into the idea and estimated the price to be around CHF 10 million. That’s a lot of money, and it would take selling a lot of best quality Breitling super clone watches for such an investment to make business sense.
It’s been done at least once, notably with Omega reintroducing the Calibre 321 to great effect. Still, the resulting watch cost nearly twice the price of a “sapphire sandwich” Speedmaster with a 3861 movement. To keep with the brand’s heritage, Universal needs to shoot for the same idea but in a $5,000 Compax and a $3,000 microroter Polerouter. I’m not sounding the alarm or requesting Universal to keep prices low because it’s what I can reasonably afford – although I’m pretty transparent about that. There’s no doubt that Universal could make interesting watches for $15,000. But that’s not what the brand was in the past, and if you respect its heritage, it’s not what it should be in the future.
Consumer Literacy Vs. Enthusiast Passion
Beyond what’s possible financially, there’s also the question of what consumers actually want.
The watch community can feel massive, vocal, and passionate in a way that should drive design. We also might feel closely connected to people associated with brands – in this case, folks like Breitling CEO Georges Kern or Mandelbaum, who are very active on social media – and hope they’ll make things just for the fans because we feel like friends. But all these factors pale compared to the wider watch market, the vast majority of which are buyers who have never heard of Hodinkee, Revolution, “WatchFred,” etc. Unfortunately, I don’t think Breitling replica watches for sale (and Universal) can recreate nostalgia with a new watch for the “fans” and act on the blind hope that the average consumer will like it – they very well might not understand it at all.
If general consumer literacy has shown anything when it comes to watches, the average buyer (and if you’re reading Hodinkee, you’re probably not the average buyer) at a mid-level price doesn’t think all that much about in-house calibers, high-end finishing, and minute details of heritage design. After having conversations with dozens of retailers and executives, I’ve learned that the average person purchasing a watch at $5,000 (or even $10,000) doesn’t care nearly as much about these factors – not at least until a much higher price point.
I’ve heard plenty of stories about customers who return to retailers thinking their new watch is broken when, in reality, they didn’t know that it needed to be wound. Sure, the Speedmaster is an example (yet again) of a manually-wound watch that has found commercial success even now, but it’s not the rule. A Polerouter, with a new in-house microrotor movement, might be a home run, but Universal can’t be (and never has been) a one-trick pony.
Consumer demand often diverges from enthusiasts in two other places that go hand-in-hand: size and durability.
We’ve seen this with one of my favorite vintage China Breitling fake watches, the Datora, which was brought back in 2021 and upscaled from the original 35-36mm to 42mm and an incredible 15.35mm thick. Including a display caseback and 100 meters of water resistance certainly didn’t help keep the watch in line with the vintage Valjoux 72C or Venus 191 Datora measurements. I wanted to love the watch with its beautiful salmon dial, but it was a complete miss when I put it on the wrist. Breitling isn’t alone in this; including a date on the Breguet Type XX is another example of where market demand trumps historical design, according to executives at Breguet.
Heritage is, unfortunately, not what general customers are looking for – or at least, not in the way enthusiasts are. Instead, they’re demanding easy-to-use watches with a size that looks and feels substantial on the wrist and durable movements with long service intervals. That last part probably contributes somewhat to why we don’t see Valjoux 72C movements remade and cased in a watch like the Datora. Instead, the movements need to be more robust and reliable (while I think some enthusiasts would probably give up that robustness for compact size).
Modernizing Universal caliber 281, 285, or 289 movements to have five to seven-year service intervals might be enough of a challenge. But will customers demand an automatic movement and ruin the size and balance of a Universal chronograph? I certainly hope not. But I don’t think there’s a good “one size fits all” solution here.
Who Are They Designing For?
Design seems to be the most hotly debated topic around the acquisition of Universal Genève, and it seems enthusiasts are split. It’s also probably worth its own conversation entirely. Some people don’t want the new Universal to spit out homage after homage. Others beg to keep the brand in line with its heritage, which I read as hope for tasteful recreations at affordable prices (count me in that camp until I see something that makes me excited for the alternative).
Restarting a brand that has a pause in its heritage and development is no small task. Designers either have to imagine essentially fifty-or-so years of design evolution that didn’t happen or commit themselves to the idea that, like with the iconic Speedmaster or Submariner, things haven’t changed all that much over the years. On the other hand, they could potentially make a watch that is modern, with small nods to the past that risk being divorced from the originals. Either way, there will undoubtedly be some people who are unhappy – that’s just how the watch world works – but I’m curious to see how Universal will navigate that decision.
The brand also has to be careful about where they draw their inspiration. Watches like the “Nina Rindt” Compax are loved for their bold design and celebrity association, but there’s not much “Universal” about them. They use Speedmaster-style cases, Valjoux movements, and Singer dials. The same goes for a lot of the more bold favorites like the exotic dials. People might clamor to have these top replica Breitling watches remade, but to me, that misses the point. While they’re fun watches, they certainly aren’t what made Universal special in their glory days.
This is where I’ll try to be the most hopeful, though. There are two schools of thought with Breitling; either their Swiss made Breitling super clone watches are too big and out of touch with their history (in a way that should scare Universal lovers), or Kern and company have done a great job bringing heritage back to the brand. I’ve thought about it a lot since the announcement in December, but the reluctant optimist in me leans toward the latter.
Despite my issues with the Datora, I think Breitling has, at times, shown an understanding and appreciation of their history in a way that many brands have been slow to adapt to. They’ve also done so with varying degrees of modernization; sometimes, the 1:1 quality replica Breitling watches have been updated with a light touch, even sometimes starting from scratch.
Breitling’s Classic Avi 765 is a relatively faithful recreation of the original vintage 1960s models, though lacking a bit of the charm you only get with a vintage watch. It’s undeniable that their Swiss best fake Breitling Navitimer watches has the same things going for it as you could say about the Speedmaster. While it’s not the “moon watch,” there are plenty of models (like one of my favorites, the Navitimer Cosmonaute reissue with the 24-hour movement) that continue a lineage to great effect. The SuperOcean Heritage line also doesn’t get enough credit for being a modern version of an under-appreciated classic. And while most of these collections have – to some degree – more than a few misses, they at least show what Breitling can do in acknowledging history.
It’s possible that we could see Universal Genève go the route of the Swiss movements Breitling Premier replica watches. The Duograph is a fantastic price for a split-second chronograph at sub-$11,000, but it suffers from the same issue as the Datora in thickness. Interestingly, it is only two millimeters thicker than Patek’s 5370 split-second chronograph.
Realistically, I think we’ll get a bit of both worlds.
“As excited as we are, we are also fully aware of the task at hand and the profound heritage we are set to uphold,” said Kern in the announcement of the acquisition of Breitling. Despite my natural incredulousness, I’m inclined to believe him.
Let’s be honest: there is a lot of ink spilled for such a new endeavor, and likely, none of it is news to Breitling replica watches shop and Universal Genève. They’ve done the studies, and they’re aware of the challenges. It’s also far too early to expect specifics, and what little we’ve heard from the brand publicly and privately is enough to give me hope that Breitling and the team are doing their best to get this right.
Not knowing what comes next, we probably got lucky that Universal Genève wasn’t turned into another restarted brand with Sellita movements. It will most likely be at least three or more years before we see a new Universal. In that case, let this be a love letter to the brand from myself (and whatever fans agree with me). To Mr. Kern and the team at Universal: we’re watching closely and looking forward to what comes next.
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“It will be much more expensive,” said Kern.
Once one of the most famous and popular Swiss brands, Universal Genève, like many mechanical watchmakers, ran into financial difficulties during the quartz crisis in the 1980s. It has been owned by Hong Kong-based and listed Stelux Holdings International since 1989.
The sale price was about 60 million Swiss francs, to be paid over five years, according to a corporate filing by Stelux.
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With the Super Chronomat, Breitling revives a model from the 1980s – including a roller bracelet with an integrated GMT module.
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The steel case completely abandons the roundness of the original ‘80s design. It has a satin finish with glossy polished edges and an attached crown protector, which, like the case, also shows profiled lines and alternating matte and shiny surfaces. The fluted crown and the push-pieces recall the original, and the winding crown is slightly domed. Two new details: the chronograph’s buttons are screwed down and are partly made of black ceramic. This same scratch-resistant high-tech material is used for the calibrated scale of the rotating bezel and for the inlays in the bezel’s cursors. Otherwise, the rotating bezel and the distinctive bracelet are the two features that most clearly refer to the original model. The historical reference is further affirmed by 12 characteristic non-recessed screws along the bezel’s rim and four attached cursors atop the bezel to mark 0, 15, 30 and 45 minutes.
As on the original models, the two markers for 15 and 45 can be interchanged to create a countdown scale. Incidentally, the edges of the cursors are less sharp than they were in the past. The bezel can be rotated in one direction only, so this pilots’ luxury Breitling copy watches is also suitable for divers — and all the more so because its robust case resists pressure to a depth of 200 meters. The zero index on the bezel glows in the dark, as do the numerals 15, 30 and 45: these practical features enhance nighttime legibility.
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The rouleaux bracelet is the biggest homage to the historical model. The bracelet is aptly named because rouleaux is the French word for “rollers.” Close scrutiny discovers that each link in the bracelet consists of two slightly oval elements. Two rings on every second roller connect adjacent links and resemble their forebears on the original bracelet. As in the past, the polished surfaces of the rings contrast with the satin-finishing on the main part of the link. Beveled and polished edges on the bracelet match the case. The bracelet’s design prevents it from pinching the little hairs on the top of the wrist and assures a comfortable fit on the arm. A secure hold and ease of operation are provided by the nearly invisible butterfly clasp, which doesn’t press uncomfortably against the underside of the wrist. The closure is even easier to operate because it makes no difference which side you press down first when you close the clasp. Here, too, the workmanship is tidy and the gaps between adjacent components are narrow.
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A moderate amount of force is nevertheless required to start the chronograph. This is due to the lever ratio with which the column wheel moves the zeroing lever away from the zeroing hearts when starting for the first time. Afterward, less pressure is required to stop the chronograph and return it to zero. Incidentally, the push-pieces must be manually unscrewed prior to operation.
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