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Beitling launches the first Navitimer series with inhouse calibre 01

Breitling unveiled the second collection featuring their in-house calibre 01: the legendary Navitimer. Founded in 1884 by Leon Breitling in St. Imier (52 years after Longines), the Breitling factory was relocated to La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1892. Breitling claims two inventions that determine the configuration of the mechanical chronograph as we know it today: the independent pusher (1923), […]

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