Breitling Navitimer World GMT 46 (Ref. A24322) “Silver Dial”
Iconic. Often an adjective bandied around without much meaning. However, in regards to this watch, it is truly necessary.
The Rolex Submariner. The Omega Speedmaster and this Breitling Navtimer. The pilot’s watch. Nothing else truly matches this iconic watch, the Navitimer’s unique layout leaves it without rival in its category and makes it instantly recognisable.
This pariticular navitimer comes in a monsterous 46mm (praticality over panache here). The reason for this size was so that it could easily be seen whilst flying without distracting the pilot. The dial on this particular watch is what Breitling calls “Silver” although to myself and many others it is blatantly white!
The dial of this watch is solid no fancy guilloche dial here. On it are housed 3 subdials, The left one is for tracking the seconds of the watch and the ones flanking top and bottom are for the use of the Chronograph – used by pilots to time Fligh..Continue reading