Breitling AB015212/BA99-LS

Collection: Transocean Gender: Men
A sophisticated timepiece with an elegant, sporty design for gents, the Breitling AB015212/BA99-LS is sure to be a lovely addition to be added into your chronograph watches collection. This Switzerland made, mechanical automatic watch is presented in a flawlessly crafted stainless steel case with a stationary bezel that both are finely polished, on a luxurious leather bracelet in Black.

Breitling AB015212/BA99-LS 43mm Transocean Chronograph Automatic for men

Just like the rest of the Breitling’s Transocean Chronograph timepieces, this wristwatch is a large size for gents. Its round case measures 43 mm in diameter and around 11.35 mm thick, meanwhile, its tonal stitching decorated bracelet measures around 21 mm wide. The watch feel sturdy yet not too heavy so that despite of its solid steel construction, it is comfortable to wear. For practical sake, its whole construction boasts a capacity of 100 m water resistance. And ensuring that it would remains soundly on the wrist, the bracelet offers the convenient of a double locking fold-over clasp.

Speaking of its functional offerings, this Breitling AB015212/BA99-LS offers a precise three hands with chronograph complication and date that are powered by the in-house Caliber Breitling 01 (B01), a high frequency beating, 47 jewels Swiss automatic self-winding movement which provides more than 70 hours of power reserve under full wind. The chronograph that performs at up to 1/4 a second accuracy is complemented by a 30 minute counter and 12 hour counter at the three and six o’clock positions respectively, meanwhile, the date aperture is displayed at half past four.

The face of this attractive mechanical timekeeper is simple yet so alluring and easy to read. The dial is black, shielded with a glare-proofed sapphire that is clear as crystal and highly scratch resistant. On the dial, there are silver tone hour and minute hands, along with the matching stick hour markers with dot markers over that are coated with SuperLuminova for an improved read-ability. Furthermore, all the other markers and numbering are printed in white so that they are easy to notice.

Last but not least, the original manufacturer suggested retail price of this men’s Breitling AB015212/BA99-LS watch is $7,600.00, in which, if you ever meet the crocs leather bracelet version of the Transocean Chronograph, this version is slightly cheaper compared to that one. And just saying, the ref. AB015212 models are also available in steel on steel and white dial variants.

Watch Specification

Brand: Breitling
Collection: Transocean
Series: Chronograph
Model number: AB015212/BA99-LS

Reference: AB015212. Model: BA99. Style: LS
also referred as AB015212-BA99-LS.

Watch style: Gent, Sporty Elegant, Casual Dress
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Calibre Breitling 01 (B01). In-house, mechanical manufacture caliber by Breitling. Swiss made, mechanical self-chronograph automatic movement. Chronometer grade certified by C.O.S.C.

Specs
Function: Two hands, Small seconds, Chronograph with up to 1/4 a seconds precision via central sweep second, Automatic date (instataneous). Size: 13¼‴ lignes (Ø 30 mm), 7.2mm thick.

Column wheel chronograph with 47 jewels. beats at 28,800 vph (4 Hz). provides ± 70 hours of minimum power reserve. Shock resistant. Exclusive index-assembly system. Average daily rate: −4/+6.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Seconds, Chronograph, Date
Dial: Black

silver tone tone super luminova coated hour and minute hands. silver tone stick hour markers with luminous dots over. printed markers around the outer rim. small seconds at 9. 30 minute register at 3. 12-hour register at 6. date display at 4:30.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant, glare-proofed on both sides.

Case: Stainless steel

Round, Ø 43 mm, ± 11.35 mm thick. fine polished.

Bezel: Stainless steel

stationary bezel.

Caseback: See-through

screwed-in stainless steel w/ sapphire display. engraved.

Crown: Non screw-locked

stainless steel. fluted, logoed. Two gasket.

Bracelet: Genuine Leather

Black, decorated with tonal stitching. ± 20 ~ 22 mm wide. ± 7.75 inches long.

Clasp: Double locking fold-over clasp
Notable Features: Chronograph
Calendar
Luminous hands and markers
Transparent exhibition caseback
Water resistant: 100 m (10 ATM / 330 feet)

suitable for rain, showering, swimming, and shallow snorkeling.

Additional info: -

MSRP

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Rate: 1

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or Recommended Retail Price listed here may or may not reflecting the actual selling price of this Breitling Transocean watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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About the Content

The Breitling 43mm Transocean Chronograph Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Thursday, July 04, 2013. The post is tagged as $5000 up to $10000, 100m, 43mm, analog, automatic, breitling, chronograph, date, elegant, men, mid end, on leather, round, sporty, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, watch.

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