CoronaVirus Delivery Times
CoronaVirus (COVID-19) is causing a serious disruption to everyone. However, the Royal Mail and other couriers such as DHL that we use are considered essential workforce and service continues with little disruption. We are working in ones and twos to be able to process orders and send out watches.
Watches advertised as 'In Stock' with 'Next Working Day' delivery are in our own stock and will be dispatched to you on our next working day.
Watches that are advertised with a '4-8 Working Day' delivery time are in stock with one of our authorised dealers and will be delivered on time.
However, for all other watches, the advertised delivery time is an estimate as the watch will need to be ordered in from the manufacturer for you and we don't know the extent of the effect of the delays caused by the CoronaVirus.
Please keep safe!
About Breitling Watches
Breitling watches discounted by around 20% - Swiss Watches Direct is a UK company specialising in the sale of new Breitling watches since 2005. Top selling watches include the Superocean Heritage AB2010121, Avenger II A13381111, Cockpit B50 EB5010221 and Navitimer 01 AB0127211.
Breitling SA was founded in Saint-Imier, Bernese Jura by Léon Breitling in 1884.
Breitling watches are made in Switzerland using Swiss components. Breitling makes two movements: the calibre B01 and calibre B04, a B01 with an added GMT module. ETA and Valjoux are the primary suppliers of ébauches used in certain Breitling watches. The ébauches are completed in the Breitling Chronometrie workshops before undergoing COSC (Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres) certification.
In the 1940s, Breitling added a circular slide rule to the bezel of their chronograph watch models for use by aircraft pilots. This became the famous Navitimer model. During the 1950s and 1960s, a version of the Navitimer watch was offered by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association with the AOPA logo on the dial.
In 2009 Breitling developed the BR01, a mechanical chronograph watch movement, used in the Breitling Chronomat 01, the first watch produced entirely by Breitling. The Chronomat watch has ever since used a Breitling movement with the latest addition (2012) to the range being the Chronomat GMT, a limited edition watch and the Breitling Chronomat 44 GMT, both with the B04 movement.
As part of 10th anniversary of a Breitling–Bentley Motors partnership, the Bentley B04 GMT, B05 Unitime and B06 (based on COSC Certified Breitling Calibre B04, B05 and B06 respectively) watches were produced,