Breitling 1806

1806 : Breitling Navitimer Big Case 1806

Navitimer Big Case 1806

Brand: Breitling
Family: Vintage
Reference: 1806
Name: Navitimer Big Case 1806
Produced: 1969 - 1978
Limited: No

Case

Material: Stainless steel
Bezel: Sliderule
Glass: Plexi
Back: Closed
Shape: Round
Diameter: 49.00 mm
Height: 16.00 mm
Lug Width: 24.00 mm

Dial

Color: Black
Indexes: Stick / Dot
Hands: Stick

Movement

Updated version of caliber 11. Notable changes include the creeping date change (already found on the -1 versions of the former) and the updated frequency.

Type:Automatic
Brand:Chronomatic Group
Caliber:Chronomatic 12
Base: Chronomatic Group Chronomatic 11
Display:Analog
Diameter:31.00 mm
Jewels:17
Reserve:42 h
Frequency:21600 bph
Time:Hours, Minutes
Chronograph:Chronograph

Description

The ref. 1806 was Breitling's first Navitimer to feature an automatic movement. This movement -caliber 11 for the earliest versions, later ones featuring caliber 12- is housed in a massive 49mm stainless steel case.