With the Avenger Seawolf, Breitling has accomplished a major technical exploit by producing a professional diver’s watch that is water-resistant to 3,000 meters (10,000 ft/300 bars). Built on the sturdy Avenger platform, the Seawolf is also a functional success, since its dimensions have been kept very reasonable and offer perfect ergonomics, despite the technical constraints imposed by the need to withstand pressure of 300 bars. To achieve this, Breitling used numerical simulations to develop perfect geometry for the case. The Seawolf also has a safety valve enabling it to balance the differences in pressure inside and outside the case. As soon as internal overpressure reaches approximately 3 bars, the valve automatically evacuates the helium built up during prolonged stays at great depths and thus avoids the case exploding.
|Produced:||2003 – 2008|
Below is a detailed look at Breitling’s model A1733010.G697.147A from Avenger watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
Breitling’s Avenger Seawolf (A1733010.G697.147A) was originally released in 2003 – 2008. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph (4 Hz) to provide a -hour power reserve when fully wound.
The stainless steel case measures 45.4mm in diameter and roughly mm thick. The round case is paired with a silver color dial with stick-shaped hands, and a stick / dot hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Breitling’s Avenger model A1733010.G697.147A is water resistant up to 3000 meters (9843 ft). A solid caseback is over the back of the watch case.
The Avenger A1733010.G697.147A movement is a powered by caliber B17 made by Breitling. The 25-jewel automatic movement is 25.6mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a -hour power reserve.
|Time:||Hours, Minutes, Seconds|
How much does the Breitling’s Avenger A1733010.G697.147A cost? This watch was introduced in 2003 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: 3500
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- Brand: Breitling
- Model: Avenger Seawolf
- Reference Number: A1733010.G697.147A
- Limited: No
Case & Dial:
- Material: Stainless steel
- Glass: Sapphire
- Back: Solid
- Diameter: 45.4
- Lug Width: N/A
- Dial Color: Silver
- Indexes: Stick / Dot and Stick-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 3000 meters
- Winding: Automatic
- Brand: Breitling
- Caliber: B17
- Display: Analog
- Diameter: 25.6mm
- Jewels: 25
- Power Reserve: hours
- Frequency: 28800 bph
- Functions: Hours, Minutes, 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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