Introduced at BaselWorld 2015, the Breitling Chronomat 38 SleekT features a smaller case (38mm diameter, 14.8mm height) and a smooth bezel in tungsten – the so-called SleekT design. It is powered by Breitling’s tried and tested caliber B13. It is water resistant up to 100 meters. In the present configuration, ref. W1331012/A776/385A, it has a mother-of-pearl dial with diamond indexes and a stainless steel pilot bracelet.
|Name:||Chronomat 38 SleekT Pearl Diamond|
Below is a detailed look at Breitling’s model W1331012/A776/385A from Chronomat watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
Breitling’s Chronomat 38 SleekT Pearl Diamond (W1331012/A776/385A) was originally released in 2015. 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, tungsten case measures 38mm in diameter and roughly 14.8mm thick, with 20mm lug width. The round case is paired with a mother of pearl color dial with stick-shaped hands, and a diamond hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Breitling’s Chronomat model W1331012/A776/385A is water resistant up to 100 meters (328 ft). A solid caseback is over the back of the watch case.
|Material:||Stainless steel, Tungsten|
The Chronomat W1331012/A776/385A 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 Chronomat W1331012/A776/385A cost? This watch was introduced in 2015 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: 8030
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- Brand: Breitling
- Model: Chronomat 38 SleekT Pearl Diamond
- Reference Number: W1331012/A776/385A
- Limited: No
Case & Dial:
- Material: Stainless steel, Tungsten
- Glass: Sapphire
- Back: Solid
- Diameter: 38
- Thickness: 14.8
- Lug Width: 20
- Dial Color: Mother of pearl
- Indexes: Diamond and Stick-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 100 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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