The Basics

The Breitling Superocean Heritage SB0161E4.BE91 marks a few remarkable firsts for Breitling. It is the first Breitling to be fitted with a full ceramic case; it is also the first to sport a movement optimized in the Chronoworks® performance lab. Introduced at BaselWorld 2016, the Superocean Heritage Chronoworks is a limited edition of 100 pieces.

Brand: Breitling
Family: Superocean Heritage
Reference: SB0161E4.BE91.439X
Name: Superocean Heritage 46 Chronoworks Ceramic / Black / Calf
Produced: 2016
Limited: Yes, 100 units

Below is a detailed look at Breitling’s model SB0161E4.BE91.439X from Superocean Heritage watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Breitling Superocean Heritage SB0161E4.BE91.439X

The Details

Breitling’s Superocean Heritage 46 Chronoworks Ceramic / Black / Calf (SB0161E4.BE91.439X) was originally released in 2016. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph (4 Hz) to provide a 100-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The ceramic case measures 46mm in diameter and roughly 15.44mm thick, with 24mm lug width. The round case is paired with a black color dial with arrow-shaped hands, and a stick / dot hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Breitling’s Superocean Heritage model SB0161E4.BE91.439X is water resistant up to 100 meters (328 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Ceramic
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 46mm
Height: 15.44mm
Lug Width: 24mm
W/R: 100

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Superocean Heritage SB0161E4.BE91.439X movement is a powered by caliber B01 Chronoworks made by Breitling. The 36-jewel automatic movement is mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 100-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: Breitling
Caliber: B01 Chronoworks
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: mm
Jewels: 36
Reserve: 100 hours
Frequency: 28800 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
Chronograph: Chronograph, Column wheel
Additionals: Chronometer

The Price

How much does the Breitling’s Superocean Heritage SB0161E4.BE91.439X cost? This watch was introduced in 2016 and has been in Breitling’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 100 pieces released. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: Not Available

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Specifications:

  • Brand: Breitling
  • Model: Superocean Heritage 46 Chronoworks Ceramic / Black / Calf
  • Reference Number: SB0161E4.BE91.439X
  • Limited: Yes, 100 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Ceramic
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 46
  • Thickness: 15.44
  • Lug Width: 24
  • Dial Color: Black
  • Indexes: Stick / Dot and Arrow-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 100 meters

Movement:

  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: Breitling
  • Caliber: B01 Chronoworks
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: mm
  • Jewels: 36
  • Power Reserve: 100 hours
  • Frequency: 28800 bph
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds

About Breitling

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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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