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Introducing: The Breitling Chronomat B01 Chronograph 44 -

Introducing: The Breitling Chronomat B01 Chronograph 44 –

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Following the new dispatch of their new Navitimer 8 line, Breitling has delivered a group of new models ahead of time of the beginning of Baselworld. Among the recently reported is a revive to the Chronomat that restores its toolish roots using a glossy silk brushed case and more emotionless dial plan that flags the use of Breitling’s in-house B01 type. While neither the measuring nor the development is new to the Chronomat line, the brushed case and new dial treatment are an impressive takeoff from the flashier arrangement common to numerous new instances of the Chronomat. 

Introductory Thoughts

As the current Chronomat B01 is a substantially more cleaned (and regularly two-tone) issue, this all-brushed update applies a ton of the Avenger II’s more quelled style and getting done with the additional allure of the B01 development. Under Breitling’s new plan language, all B01-prepared models will have differentiating sub-dials and the new Chronomat B01 Chronograph 44 is offered in two shading varieties, a blue/dark that Breitling calls “Blackeye blue” and a dim/dark that is classified “Blackeye grey”. Both variants come on a steel Pilot wristband with a coordinating brushed completion, a combination that further builds up the easygoing and lively look and feel. 

Both cycles look great and offer an unequivocally non-blingy bid that is rather than a large number of Breitling’s plans in the course of recent years. In spite of the more saved vibe, at 44mm wide and almost 17mm thick, the Chronomat B01 Chronograph 44 is as yet a huge and exceptionally manly watch. Following the new expansion of Georges Kern as CEO, Breitling is amidst reexamining both their image picture and quite a bit of their line up, so it isn’t astonishing that they may try to reconsider the organization of models with solid general allure. For the Chronomat, apparently Breitling has chosen a welcome toning it down would be best way of thinking and made a couple of new models that are both straightforward and (fortunately) significantly less sparkly than past Chronomat examples. 

The Basics

Brand: Breitling
Model: Chronomat B01 Chronograph 44
Reference Number: AB0115101F1A1 (Blackeye Gray) and AB0115101C1A1 (Blackeye Blue)

Diameter: 44mm

Thickness: 16.95mm
Case Material: Steel
Dial Color: Gray or Blue, both with differentiating sub-dials
Indexes: Applied
Lume: Super-LumiNova for hands and markers
Water Resistance: 500 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Steel “Pilot” bracelet

The recently refreshed Chronomat B01 Chronograph 44 with a brushed case and the “blackeye blue” contrast dial design. 

The Movement

Caliber: Breitling Caliber 01
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, 12-hour chronograph, date
Power Reserve: 70+ hours
Winding: Automatic
Frequency: 28,800
Jewels: 47
Chronometer Certified: Yes, COSC

Evaluating & Availability

Price: 8370 CHF
Limited Edition: No

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The new Chronomat with a steel Pilot arm band and coordinating “Blackeye dim” dial that means the B01 type within.