Breitling AB011012/G684-SS

Collection: Chronomat Gender: Men
The Breitling AB011012/G684-SS from the Chronomat 44 collection is a stylish diver watch that is presented in a solid, polished steel on steel, and distinguished from its variants by its eye-catching, two-tiered Sierra Silver dial. And of course, not only that it got the "look", you can expect that this wrist flattering timepiece does also offers anything you could possibly ask from a watch; quality, performance, and practical.

Breitling AB011012/G684-SS 44mm Chronomat 44 Chronograph Automatic for men

Just like the rest of the brand’s premium timepieces, this handsome wristwatch is made in Switzerland, using 100% Swiss components. The one fitted inside its sturdy case is the manufacture Breitling Caliber 01, a Chronometer grade self-winding automatic movement that contains 47 jewels, beats at 28,800 vph, and provides a minimum power reserve of 70 hours when fully wound. Its functionality offerings are hour, minute, and seconds, along with date at 4:30 and chronograph complications with 1/4th second scale, 30 minutes at three and 12 hours registers at six.

Based on its measurements, this Breitling AB011012/G684 is a large size for gents. Its polished stainless steel case that comes equipped with a bi-directional ratcheted rotating bezel, a solid caseback, and a screw down crown accompanied by two push-buttons at the right hand side has a diameter of 43.7 mm and approximately 17.1 mm thick. Furthermore, its matching, polished five-rows steel link bracelet that features a deployment buckle clasp with push button safety measures around 22 mm wide. And for practical sake, the watch’s whole construction is 500 m water resistant.

Improving both durability and visibility, the face of this chronograph watch is protected with a quality sapphire crystal that is enhanced with an anti-reflective coating. Its two tiered Silver dial that is fashioned with flat outer diameter and an elegant square shaped center comes with polished steel finished hands with SuperLuminova fill, and a matching applied Index hour markers that are tipped with luminescent material that makes them easier to read in the dark. Furthermore, the dial also has a printed markers on the outer rim, while the Silver raised inner bezel features a Tachymeter scale.
Breitling manufacture calibre B01
Compared to the other steel on steel watches, this Chronomat B01 is indeed a tad bit heavier due to its steel case’s solid construction. However, despite of its weight, the watch does comfortable enough to wear thanks to its elongated case and slightly curved lugs designs, as well as the ergonomic bracelet. Furthermore, as a diving ready watch, the fact that its calibre B01’s chronograph functions are designed to keep working under the ocean water’s pressure is quite a pleasure as well.

Anyway, the original manufacturer suggested retail price of this men’s Breitling AB011012/G684-SS chronograph automatic watch is reasonable enough at $8,960.00. And just saying, in addition to this Sierra Silver steel on steel model, the Breitling Chronomat ref. AB011012 is also offered in several other models with vary of dial and bracelet type.

Watch Specification

Brand: Breitling
Collection: Chronomat
Series: Chronomat 44
Model number: AB011012/G684-SS

Reference: AB011012. Model: G684.
also referred as AB011012-G684-SS, AB011012-G684SS

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

Calibre Breitling 01 (B01). In-house, developed and built by Breitling. Swiss made, automatic self winding mechanical movement. Chronometer certified by C.O.S.C.

Specs
Function: Three hands, Chronograph with 1/8 a second accuracy, Automatic Date w/ Quickset date feature. Size: 13¼‴ lignes (Ø 30 mm), 7.2 mm thick.

346 components. 47 jewels. beats at 28,800 vph (4 Hz). provides ± 70 hours of minimum power reserve. Bi-directional winding. Ball-bearing rotor. Column-wheel chronograph, column-wheel with 6 columns. Shock resistant.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Seconds, Chronograph, Date
Dial: Sierra Silver

two tiered, with flat outer diameter and square shaped center. SuperLuminova filled polished steel baton hands. Luminescent tipped applied stick hour markers. Printed markers around the outer rim. Date display at 4:30. Three silver sub-dials: Small seconds at 9. 30-minute register at 3. 12-hour register at 6.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

Cambered (Domed). Scratch resistant, glare-proofed on both sides.

Case: Stainless steel

Round, Ø 43.7 mm, ± 17.1 mm thick. polished.

Bezel: Stainless steel

unidirectional rotating bezel, ratcheted. polished. features Superluminova phosphorescent mobile hour marker, and distinctive engraved satin finished numbers.

Caseback: Solid

screwed-in stainless steel. engraved.

Crown: Screw down crown

stainless steel with two gasket. fluted. with two pushers alongside.

Bracelet: Stainless steel

Silver tone, polished. five-rows link Breitling stainless steel bracelet. ± 20 - 22 mm wide. men’s standard.

Clasp: Deployment buckle clasp with push button
Notable Features: Chronograph
Calendar
Tachymeter scale
Luminous hands and markers
Diving capability
Water resistant: 500 m (50 ATM / 1640 feet)

suitable for swimming, snorkeling, skin diving, and diving.

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 Chronomat watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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The Breitling 44mm Chronomat 44 Chronograph Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Saturday, August 10, 2013. The post is tagged as $5000 up to $10000, 44mm, 500m, analog, automatic, breitling, chronograph, date, diver, men, mid end, on steel, round, sporty, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, watch.

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