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Breitling Navitimer 806 "Twin Jets"

Breitling Navitimer 806 "Twin Jets"

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Regular price $4,260.00
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Breitling Navitimer 806 "Twin Jets": A Vintage Timepiece Ready for Modern Conquest

Prepare to embark on a sartorial journey that spans decades, as we introduce you to the epitome of vintage sophistication and aviation grandeur: The Breitling Navitimer 806 "Twin Jets". This revered timepiece isn't just a watch, but a passport to a golden age of aviation and a symbol of impeccable craftsmanship.

A History Steeped in Aviation Lore

First taking flight in 1952, the Breitling Navitimer swiftly became the official wrist companion of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). The '806, launched a little later, swiftly became a favored chronograph in the aviation world, accompanying pilots as they navigated through cloud-studded skies. The “Twin Jets” design, featuring the iconic two superimposed aircraft icon, was released during the 1960s and went on to become an icon in its own right. 

A Design That Defies the Sands of Time

The Navitimer 806 "Twin Jets" stands as a living testament to Breitling's commitment to precision and style. Its sleek black dial is a universe unto itself, with luminescent hour markers and silver sub-dials offering a splendid contrast, facilitating readability in all conditions. The stainless steel case, a robust yet elegant cocoon, houses a highly precise Venus 178 movement, promising an unerring guide through time.

As a homage to the golden age of air travel, the slide rule bezel is not just a design element but a functional navigation computer, allowing pilots to calculate crucial flight data. Now, if we're being honest with you, how to use it is a bit over our head but for those of you who want to learn more about it, we'd recommend you check out this fantastic guide.

Elevate Your Collection without Elevating the Cost

Now, imagine being the proud owner of this piece of history, a watch that whispers tales of aerial adventures with every tick, at a price that defies its grandeur. Whilst prices for some vintage chronographs have skyrocketed in recent years, the Navitimer remains relatively accessible, but with prices already on the rise, now is the time to act. 

Conclusion: Your Time to Own a Legend

In the ever-changing landscape of the watch industry, the Breitling Navitimer 806 "Twin Jets" remains an unaltered constant, a beacon of tradition and excellence. A Breitling Navitimer 806 "Twin Jets" doesn't just tell time; it narrates stories, it evokes emotions, it inspires adventures - secure this stunning example today and create your own adventures!

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Key Information

Breitling Navitimer 806 "Twin Jets"

Technical Information

Key Information:

  • Brand: Breitling
  • Model: Navitimer
  • Ref.: 806
  • Year:
  • SKU: 1931

Technical:

  • Movement Calibre: Venus 178
  • Movement Type: Manual
  • Case Size: 41

Box and Papers:

  • Our Own

Condition Report

Condition Report:
Presented in excellent overall condition. The dial and hands remain in very clean condition. Both appear to have been changed at a previous service. The case in good shape given its age. There are of course scratches as expected for its age but it remains sharp and the printings clear. The movement has just received a service. Finally the watch is fitted with a third party strap in average condition (we can switch this to another on request) complete with a Breitling buckle.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping:

For orders placed before 2pm orders will be shipped the same day.

Your watch will be carefully packaged and shipped fully insured with leading global courier companies.

Delivery Prices:

Delivery within the UK is Free. Delivery within Europe is £60. Delivery for the Rest of the World is £80.

Returns:

Don't like it or change your mind? Return it for a full refund with our 14 day, no hassle returns on all sales. See the full conditions here.

1 Year Warranty

All Our Watches are Covered by Our World-Class, 1 Year International Warranty.

Should your watch run into mechanical issues we'll repair it. For full details see our terms and conditions here.

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