The Superocean Heritage Chronographe is one of Breitling’s most impressive watches both through its technical abilities as well as through its amazing design. The watch impresses through simplicity. Its simple color pattern is immediately noticeable creating a pleasant and elegant contrast. Its robust shape and chunky features also make it an imposing watch while maintaining its elegance.
The watch is pretty versatile and will work with just about any type of outfit. It is definitely an elegant watch that will shine with a suit or a stylish outfit. It can work perfectly as an accessory to any type of high class event like the opera, the theatre, a philharmonic concert or a ball or gala. It can also work with more causal outfits and can be a good accessory to wear to some sporting events like golfing or a F1 venue.
The diameter of the watch is an imposing 46 mm. While it is designed to work with any size of wrist, it will definitely look better on large wrists. The Superocean Heritage by Breitling also boasts a number of technical abilities that complement its beautiful design. It comes with a chronometer-certified self-winding movement. The watch comes with three counters located at 12 o’clock, 9 o’clock and 6 o’clock. The watch also has a useful date function located at 3 o’clock.
This Breitling comes with a power reserve of 42 hours and three chronographs: the 1/4th second, 30 minutes and 12 hours. It comes with 25 jewels and a vibration of 28,800 v.p.h. The sturdy case is made from solid stainless steel and gold while the back of the case is screwed in. The watch is water resistant up to 200 meters, making it a great watch to go swimming with, however, it would be recommended to leave it behind while going diving or snorkeling. The bezel is unidirectional and ratcheted while the dial has one screw locked crown and two gaskets.
The sapphire crystal is glare proofed on both sides allowing for superb visibility of the watch indicators in all types of weather and lighting conditions. The sapphire is also scratch proof prolonging the durability of the watch while ensuring it offers clear readings even after a considerable amount of wear and tear.
The watch comes with a wide array of straps that can be made from different types of leather or metallic mesh. The metallic mesh manages to compliment the overall watch beautifully, however, the leather straps can prove to be more durable and give the watch a more casual look. The watch has a thickness of 16,40 mm, a interhorn width of 24/20 mm and weighs a total of 147,40 grams without the strap making it a light watch despite the quality materials and high tech mechanism.