Within the Breitling philosophy, the conception of a chronograph is governed by four essential criteria: sturdiness, functionality, precision and aesthetic sophistication. The new Avenger is a perfect illustration of this approach. Based on the solid Avenger platform and reflecting all its attributes, its rugged construction includes a screw-locked crown protected by substantial crown guards, pushpiece reinforcements screwed into steel as well as a thick glareproofed sapphire crystal. The result is a case that is particularly shock and water-resistant to 1,000 feet (300 meters/30 bars). The Avenger is also distinguished by its user-friendliness that not only guarantees excellent wearer comfort but also smooth handling of the crown and non-slip pushpieces. Meanwhile, the large hands facilitate reading off the time in any conditions. Despite its top-flight performances, the most eye-catching feature of the Avenger is doubtless its unusual aesthetic appeal. The sophisticated lines are accentuated by the high-tech look of its dial with ‘stencil’ numerals sporting an original design.
|Name:||Avenger Black / Bracelet|
|Produced:||2010 – 2013|
Below is a detailed look at Breitling’s model A1338012.B975.132A from Avenger watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
Breitling’s Avenger Black / Bracelet (A1338012.B975.132A) was originally released in 2010 – 2013. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph (4 Hz) to provide a 42-hour power reserve when fully wound.
The stainless steel case measures 45.4mm in diameter and roughly 17.4mm thick, with 22mm lug width. The round case is paired with a black color dial with stick-shaped hands, and a arabic numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Breitling’s Avenger model A1338012.B975.132A is water resistant up to 300 meters (984 ft). A solid caseback is over the back of the watch case.
The Avenger A1338012.B975.132A movement is a powered by caliber B13 made by Breitling. The 25-jewel automatic movement is 30mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 42-hour power reserve.
|Time:||Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds|
How much does the Breitling’s Avenger A1338012.B975.132A cost? This watch was introduced in 2010 and has been in Breitling’s collection for around . This watch is not a limited release. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.
CURRENT PRICE: 4610
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- Brand: Breitling
- Model: Avenger Black / Bracelet
- Reference Number: A1338012.B975.132A
- Limited: No
Case & Dial:
- Material: Stainless steel
- Glass: Sapphire
- Back: Solid
- Diameter: 45.4
- Thickness: 17.4
- Lug Width: 22
- Dial Color: Black
- Indexes: Arabic Numerals and Stick-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 300 meters
- Winding: Automatic
- Brand: Breitling
- Caliber: B13
- Display: Analog
- Diameter: 30mm
- Jewels: 25
- Power Reserve: 42 hours
- Frequency: 28800 bph
- Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
Breitling was founded in 1884. The brand counts among its earliest achievements the invention of the independent chronograph pushpiece in 1915 and the separation of the start/stop functions from that of resetting in 1923. The connection of Breitling with the world of aviation is said to have taken off in the early 1930’s, when the brand started creating onboard chronographs intended for … aircraft cockpits. With the introduction of the Navitimer in the first half of the 1950’s, Breitling had created what would prove to be one of the most iconic and everlasting pilots watch designs yet: the model hasn’t been out of production since. A variation of this model accompanied Scott Carpenter on his orbital flight aboard the Aurora 7 capsule in 1962. In the sixties, Breitling was part of the ‘Project 99’ consortium that was created with the aim of creating the first self-winding chronograph movement – the one that would become the caliber 11. Although the so-called ‘Quartz Crisis’ had hit Breitling hard, the brand would be one of the first to launch a completely new mechanical chronograph in the mid-eighties: the Chronomat. This watch would become another icon for Breitling and would serve as a catalyst for the industry as a whole. Besides the Navitimer and the Chronomat, the Emergency is arguably the third most emblematic model – featuring a never-before-seen transmitter system that couldn’t have been conceived by any other brand than Breitling. The 2009 introduction of the caliber 01 gave Breitling a in-house chronograph movement and it would serve as the base for a number of variations over the next few years. Breitling is the only company of this scale to submit 100% of its movements for COSC-certification, including the quartz calibers.
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