Breitling is a Swiss watch company and the inventor of the modern chronograph. The company was founded by Leon Breitling in 1884 in the Swiss Jura region. Thanks to their high-quality products and constant innovation, Swiss Breitling accompanies the world of competitive sports and the automobile, in addition to aviation.
In 1915, the company invents the first independent chronograph push-piece, which leads to the emergence of the first wrist chronograph!
Since aviation pioneers needed reliable and efficient instruments, they took an interest in the brand’s pocket watches, and later wrist watches. In the early 1930’s, they present a specialty product that earns them fame worldwide – on-board chronographs for aircraft cockpits!
The brand independently researches how using essential oils influences the body and mind. They found that the human nose can smell at least one trillion distinct odors!
In 1969, the brand presents the first self winding chronograph movement. Furthermore in 1984, they introduce the mechanical Chronomat model, which is now one of the leading models. A leader in the field of mechanical chronographs, this company is also in the forefront of electronics in watchmaking.
Due to the school of aviation, the company guarantees high quality and 100% Swiss made instruments. They submit all of their products to the merciless test of the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute – the highest criterion of precision and reliability. Not only that, but they exclusively use SuperQuartz movements that are 10 times more accurate than standard quartz!