More than half a century after the introduction of your watch Top Time, Breitling launches a renewed and perfected model. When it was released in the 60s, the Breitling Top Time it had to be a wrist chronograph intended for motorsport professionals and, why not, for airplane pilots.
Like the model from the 60s that inspired it, the new one Breitling Top Time it has an unconventional design and stands out for its bold style that over time have made it appreciated even by a female audience attracted by its lines and what it represented. In 1965, it was on the wrist of Sean Connery, alias James Bond, in the movie Agent 007 - Thunderball. The British agent wore a modified version of the Breitling Top Time ref. 2002, equipped with counter violinist.
A first look at the dial, known to collectors as Zorro dial (photo below), makes it clear that it is a watch that does not take itself too seriously. But that playful face doesn't hide the excellent performance of the chronograph, in perfect style Breitling. Inside the 41mm steel case Top Time beats the Breitling Caliber 23, a chronograph movement with a power reserve of approximately 48 hours. Its accuracy is confirmed by the certified chronometer status COSC.
Born under the reference A23310121G1X1 - important detail for collectors - the new Breitling Top Time it has red hour and minute hands and the hour index points are coated with Super-LumiNova, a luminescent material that guarantees legibility in all lighting conditions. In addition to the central chronograph hour, minute and second hands, the dial also features a decimal scale and two secondary counters, a small seconds counter at 9 o'clock and a 30-minute counter with unique red inserts at the hours. 3.
The retro look revisited in a modern way of the new Top Time Breitling perfectly matches the brown nubuck leather strap. This extraordinary timepiece is limited to 2000 pieces and its caseback is engraved with “ONE OF 2000 ″. The price is 4.850 EURO.
There are many events that fascinate collectors of this model. That's why Breitling, sure of the success of the new limited edition, has decided to accompany the new one Top Time of a digital passport based on blockchain technology. The only system that can confirm the authenticity and ownership of the watch with a single click. A service that will come in handy when the holder of the wrist that will wear the Breitling top Time changes. The owners, in fact, will be able to access the digital passport of the watch at any time and transfer ownership, in case of sale or donation, with a simple transaction blockchain. This new service was born on Arianee protocol.
The digital passport will complement the digital guarantee program of Breitling. A process that potentially aims to reinforce the customer's trust precisely because of the absolute security that can only be guaranteed by a system blockchain. In addition to this it will offer more information on the history of the product. This will create an indissoluble bond between the owner, the watch and the maison. And for those seeking the ultimate in privacy, this cutting-edge technology allows customers to interact with the brand anonymously. Finally, a not insignificant consequence, this will allow the watch to acquire ever greater value over time.