• Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964
  • Beautiful Breilting Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964

Beautiful Breitling Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964

Brand:Breitling
Model:Navitimer 806
Year:1964
Material:Stainless Steel and Gold
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:41mm
Size - length including lugs:47mm
Condition:Very good
Price:Price: $4,495

Beautiful Breitling Navitimer 806 with caliber Venus 178 from 1964

Pure aesthetic Breitling Navitimer 806 from 1964 with round black dial and three silver sub dials, seconds at 9 o’clock, hours at 6 o’clock and 30 minutes at 3 o’clock. The watch has an outer gold tachymeter and a grey rotative bezel. It makes a complete navigational instrument on the wrist. A baton except 12 o’clock with Arabic numeral represents each hour. The hands are in gold with a baton shape. The chronograph hand has an arrow. Luminous are find on batons and hands. The back case is in stainless steel and the front in gold plated. Inside the case is engraved “Breitling Watch Co. – Swiss- 997344 (1964 is between 975998 and 1002734)” and outside is engraved “Stainless steel – Breitling – 806”. The watch has a caliber Venus 178 with 17 jewels. The watch comes with a brand new Breitling black band with width between lugs of 22mm and a gold plated buckle. The watch has been fully serviced.

History

Leon Breitling started Breitling in 1884 with his own chronograph. In 1892, Leon built a watch manufacture called “G. Leon Breitling S.A., Montbrillant Watch Factory. In 1914, Gaston Breitling takes over the business and creates the “Vitesse” model. In 1932 Willy Breitling took over his father and creates the “Chronomat” in 1947 and then the “Navitimer” in 1952. In 1962, a Breitling chronograph was catapulted into the space at astronaut Scott Carpenter wrist. Then came the famous caliber 11 in 1969 called “Chronomatic” developed by Breitling and Heuer. The story of Breitling ended in 1979 before being revived by Ernest Schneider in 1982 and managed today by his son Theodore.

Technical details

Manual wind chronograph, 60s, 30 minutes, 12 hours, pillar wheel sub second with caliber Venus 178 with 17 jewels, 18,000 A/h and 45 hours of power reserve.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 41mm
Length including lugs: 47mm

Price: $4,495