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Breitling Vintage Navitimer 806 Breitling Vintage Navitimer 806 Breitling Vintage Navitimer 806

Breitling Vintage Navitimer 806

in the Vintage Timepieces Collection
by Breitling

An uncommon gold-plated version of the iconic Navitimer 806, this vintage Breitling is the prototypical pilot's chronograph featuring a legible dial, hand wound Venus movement, and a slide-rule bezel for on-the-fly calculations. In very good condition, circa 1967.

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Specifications

Status

Preowned

Vendor SKU

806

Movement

Manual-wind Swiss Venus 178 chronograph movement.

Bracelet

Brown alligator strap with tang buckle.

Case

40mm gold plated case with stainless steel closed caseback. Acrylic crystal.

Dial

Black dial with contrasting off-white subdials, and tritium luminescent markers and hands. Tricompax layout. Slide rule calculations on chapter ring with internal rotating bezel.

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