Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

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Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by logan2z » Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:17 pm

A very faithful re-edition of the 1959 Navitimer. Limited to (surprise!) 1959 units, 40mm, 12.86mm thick, in-house manual wind movement, no date, acrylic crystal, price around $8K.

Kern may have finally hit one out of the ballpark.

Great coverage at Fratello...

Left:vintage, Right: re-edition
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Post by Chocodove » Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:24 pm

I typically hate “busy” watches, but the Navitimer has always been an exception. Great size on this as well. I’d rock it.
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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by matt.wu » Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:45 pm

Navitimer was my first watch love. Love it.

I won’t buy one, but it looks great.
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Post by JBZ » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:15 pm

I like it. I generally prefer the later Navitimers with the contrasting subdials, but this looks good and I particularly like the size.

Alas, I’m wasting all my disposable income on my children.
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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by Nellipj » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:19 pm

Now that is Breitling, very well done :clap:

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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by toxicavenger » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:40 pm

Chocodove wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:24 pm
I typically hate “busy” watches, but the Navitimer has always been an exception. Great size on this as well. I’d rock it.
I agree that does look great.

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Post by ncstate1201 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:40 am

Great breitling and one of the better reeditions I have seen. Lost me on the price, i would put that towards the original, but if price was lower or on the preowned market may be a winner for me.

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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by jimyritz » Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:48 am

Thatis pretty coolbut Breitling is off their rocker when it
comes to pricing.

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Post by JP Chestnut » Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:13 am

Nicely done with an impressive thinness.

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Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by Joeprez » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:38 am

Great looking watch, that's one I could own for sure.

Also liking that more and more brands are coming out with movements with longer power reserves.

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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by gr8sw » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:35 am

about time... I may have to find one down the line :thumbsup:
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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by Steve O. » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:20 am

ncstate1201 wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:40 am
Great breitling and one of the better reeditions I have seen. Lost me on the price, i would put that towards the original, but if price was lower or on the preowned market may be a winner for me.

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Agree. For that kind of money I'd try to track down a nice original example.

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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by logan2z » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:56 pm

Amazing how close the reissue is to the original...

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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by Panerai7 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:17 pm

Looks great! Won't buy it for busyness but really nice to look at

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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by blkgsl » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:11 pm

Love it. I have one on order.

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Re: Breitling Navitimer 806 1959 Reedition

Post by Seppia » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:59 pm

It’s as if moderately sized, thin watches aren’t a bad idea after all

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