BREITLING – SUPEROCEAN 44 SPECIAL
CONQUERING THE DEPTHS
Available with a black or blue dial, the Superocean 44 Special by Breitling has all you need to explore the ocean depths with peace of mind.
To qualify as a diver’s watch, a timepiece must have some specific features. It has to be water-resistant down to 100m, include a power reserve indicator and be shock-resistant… While Breitling has strong links to aeronautics, the company also has the expertise to supply watches for underwater explorers by producing models with all the features divers need, such as the new Superocean 44 Special. It meets the challenges of the sea depths with water-resistance down to 1000 metres. On a 44mm-wide steel case with a satiny finish, the rotating bezel made of high-resistance ceramics will guarantee that even the most extreme missions are a success. The bezel is unidirectional, preventing any unwanted prolongation of diving time.
This genuinely professional instrument designed by Breitling has a screw-locked crown with two gaskets and, of course, a release valve. To make it easy to read the time information, the hands are stick-shaped, distinguishing the hours from the minutes, and pointing to indices with distinct shapes for the five-minute markers, the quarter hours and 12 o’clock. The second hand with a red tip and a small luminous triangle help indicate that the movement is operational.
The Superocean 44 Special is powered by a self-winding calibre that has been certified as a chronometer by the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC), a guarantee of precision. A range of straps are available, with Ocean Racer and Diver Pro rubber straps, or a metal Professional strap, designed to suit divers’ preferences.
Price: €3,710 (rubber strap) – €4,160 (steel strap)
By Dan Diaconu
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