• Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188
  • Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188
  • Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188
  • Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188
  • Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188
  • Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188
  • Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188
  • Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188
  • Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel<br>with caliber Venus 188

Beautiful Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel with caliber Venus 188

Brand:Breitling
Model:Premier Chronograph
Year:Circa 1950’s
Material:Stainless steel
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:37mm
Size - length including lugs:43mm
Condition:Very good
Price:Price: $2,495

Beautiful Breitling Premier chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel with caliber Venus 188

Breitling Premier chronograph with round gray dial with black even numerals and baton for odd hours. Two sub dials for minutes at 3 o’clock and seconds at 9 o’clock. On the outer of the dial comes a blue tachymeter graduated up to 1000 and red telemeter graduated up to 20km. The watch has black hands with Dauphine style. The hand for the chronograph has an arrow. Luminous is good on all hands. The watch has a screw back case with engraved outside “Breitling 2002” The watch has a manual winding movement with caliber Venus 188. The watch has a brown leather band and a stainless style double clasp folder. The width between lugs is 18mm.

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 winding movement chronograph, 60 seconds, 30 minutes with caliber Venus 188 with 17 jewels, 18,000 A/h and 45 hours of power reserve. The movement was produced from 1948 to 1966 and continuing after as the Valjoux 7730.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 37mm
Length including lugs: 43mm

Price: $2,495