BreitlingChronomat 808

ConditionVery good
Year of Production1960
Case Size37mm
Case MaterialGold/steel
Dial ColorWhite
Movement TypeManual


Breitling Chronomat 1960 Chronomat 808 - Gold Plated case - Stunning An iconic piece of timekeeping history – the 1960 Breitling Chronomat, reference 808. This exceptional wristwatch epitomizes the elegance and precision that defined the golden era of watchmaking. The most striking feature of this watch is undoubtedly its gold-plated case. The lustrous gold finish elevates the aesthetic of the watch, creating an air of sophistication and luxury that sets it apart. Its warm glow beautifully complements the dial, producing a harmonious overall appearance. The dial itself is white, providing a stark contrast to the gold exterior. The hands and hour markers are also gold-toned, further enhancing the cohesive design theme. The Chronomat's characteristic two sub-dials reveal its chronograph functionality, allowing the measurement of elapsed time and adding an element of complexity to this intriguing timepiece. Despite being over six decades old, this Breitling Chronomat 808 remains in excellent condition, bearing testament to the brand's commitment to quality and durability. This 1960 Breitling Chronomat isn't just a wristwatch - it's a piece of horological history. It reflects an era marked by daring design choices and groundbreaking technological innovation. Whether you're a discerning collector or an appreciator of vintage timepieces, this watch will be a prized addition to your collection. Please note, due to its vintage nature, there may be subtle signs of wear consistent with its age. These minor imperfections do not detract from the overall allure of the watch; instead, they add to its authenticity and character. The serial number begins 929xxx dating this watch to 1960. Case: 37 mm factory Gold plated stainless steel case in previously worn condition though in nice overall condition given its age. Despite its age, this case is in excellent condition, testifying to the superior craftsmanship and enduring quality of vintage Breitling watches. The original scuffs and marks perfectly complement the watch, enhancing its vintage appeal. Dial/Hands: Original white dial in attractive condition, this dial is completely original and has never been refinished or touched up. The dial does show signs of aging including spots. Hands are attractive Movement: Original Manual wind movement, serviced by our watchmaker and currently running a perfect +/-0 seconds per day Bracelet/Strap: Brown leather in brand new condition Crystal: Acrylic which has light marks from previous wear

Chronomat - 808