Breitling is a name in high end luxury watches that for watch enthusiasts needs no formal introduction. If you're just becoming familiar with the world of watchmaking and the brands which offer innovative and time tested movements and designs, welcome to the family. Breitling has been in business since 1884 and is known for its unique chronograph movements as well as for its high quality in design, materials and workmanship. The Breitling SuperOcean line of diver watches was first introduced by the brand in 1957, and it has become a favorite among professional and amateur divers and water sports enthusiasts. We bring you the ten best Breitling SuperOcean models of all time since they were first conceptualized.
10. Breitling Superocean II 44 A17392D7/B1A1 - Price: $4,200
This model features a steel case an a screwed in caseback. The case measures 44 mm n diameter and 14.20 mm in thickness. The bezel is a unidirectional ratcheted type and the crown is a screw locked with two gaskets giving it amazing water resistance up to 3,300 feet, which is appreciated by divers. The glass covering the dial is a crystal cambered sapphire with glareproof treatment on the inside and the outside. This watch is powered with a Breitling Caliber 17, self winding mechanical movement which beats at 28,800 vph with 25 jewels, a power reserve of 38 hours and a calendar dial aperture. This edition in a Volcano Black is a popular model.
9. Breitling Superocean 44 Special - Price: $4,238
The SuperOcean 44 Special features a round case measuring 44 mm in diameter and 14.20 mm in thickness. The case is made of Breitling's Blacksteel steel. The bezel is a uni directional rotating type and the crown is a screw in style to promote water resistance to 3,300 feet. The dial is black providing a nice background for the contrasting indexes. The sapphire crystal is scratch resistant and treated with anti reflective coating. This model is powered with an automatic Breitling Calibre 17 COSC certified movement. it beats at 28,800 vph with a power reserve of 40 hours, 25 jewels, and functions of date at the 3 o'clock window, minutes, hours and seconds. The minute hands and indexes are white and filled with lume for his visibility in dark lighting conditions.
8. Breitling SuperOcean Chronograph A1334011/B683 - Price: $2,950
The SuperOcean Chronograph II is a popular men's watch which is also used as a Unisex model. The 42 mm round case is made of steel material. This watch is powered by a self winding automatic movement with hours, minutes, small seconds, day, date and chronograph functions. It is enhanced with a stainless steel Professional II type bracelet with a folding buckle closure.
7. Breitling Superocean 44 Blacksteel M1739313/BE92 - Price: $4,780
This beautiful Blacksteel edition features a round case measuring 44 mm in width and 14.5 mm in thickness with 22 mm lug width. The crown is a screw down type to give this timepiece water resistance up to 3,300 feet, ideal for divers. The case is made of brushed pVD stainless steel and it features a unidirectional rotating bezel with an attractive black dial. It is powered with an automatic Breitling calibre 17 movement with day, date, hours, minutes and seconds functions. A black rubber strap is included. This mode was first released in 2016 and continues to be actively produced today.
6. Breitling Aeromarine Superocean Chronograph Ii Mens Watch A13341 - Price: $3,190
The Aeromarine SuperOcean Chronograph Ii was introduced in 2011. This variant of the SuperOcean is an attractive diving watch in black, with a round stainless steel case measuring 44 mm in diameter. The bezel is a unidirectional revolving type in black, with a black ion plated top ring which gives it functionality and eye appeal. It is powered with a Breitling caliber 17 automatic self-winding movement.
5. Breitling Superocean Chronograph M2000 Limited Edition M73310B7/BB73 - Price: $3,950
The SuperOcean Chronograph M2000 is a limited edition watch in the divers line with only 250 ever produced, making them somewhat of a rarity. The case is a round 46 mm in diameter made of Breitling Blacksteel, with a black dial and a matching leather strap with a tang buckle that matches the case. It is powered with a Quartz movement with hours, minutes, small seconds, date and chronograph functions. It is water resistant to 120 ATM.
4. Breitling SuperOcean A1736011/B639
The SuperOcean A1736011B639 is a Swiss made men's watch featuring a round case made of stainless steel material that measures 42 mm in diameter. The caseback is solid and it is capped with a sapphire crystal, with water resistance up to 1,500 m. The movement is an automatic mechanical with a 24 hour indicator, date, hours, minute and seconds function. The dial is black with contrasting luminescent hour markers and Arabic numerals.
3. Breitling Superocean Chronograph II - Price: $2,990
This stylish and popular model features a 44 mm case with a depth of 17.2 mm made of stainless steel in a round shape with a solid case back. The dial is black and luminous index hour markers and hands contrast nicely with the minute markers placed around the outer part of the rim. The movement is a Swiss made automatic Breitling Calibre 13 with a power reserve of 42 hours, chronograph, date, hour, minute and seconds functions. This watch is water resistant up to 1,650 feet.
2. Breitling SuperOcean Steelfish Chronograph 44mm A13341C3/G782 NEW 2019 - Price: $5,495
The Steelfish Chronograph is the second best Breitling SuperOcean model featuring the functions of large central chronograph seconds, hand and sub dials for the 30 minute counter placed at 12 o' clock, a 12 hour counter placed at 6 o'clock and a small seconds dial placed at 9 o'clock. The movement is a self winding automatic chronometer called the Breitling Caliber 13 and it is COSC Chronometer certified, with 25 jewels beating at 28,800 vph, with day of the week and date functions at 3 o'clock. The case is a stainless steel 44 mm in a brushed and polished finish and the bezel is a unidirectional rotating type. The dial is black with a second and minute track, and Arabic numeral hour markers. The glass is a sapphire crystal which is scratch resistant. This watch is water resistant to 1,650 feet.
1. Breitling Diamond Breitling A13340 SuperOcean Stainless Steel Automatic Men's Watch - Price: $5,999
Our top pick for the best Breitling SuperOcean model of all time is the Diamond Bretiling A13340 Super Ocean Stainless Steel Automatic Men's. This is one of the most attractive and stylish models in the line as well as one of the most popular. The diamonds around the bezel really set off this stainless steel watch. It is largely considered to be a unisex watch that can be worn be either gender. It is powered with an automatic in-house movement with chronometer, date, hours, minutes and seconds functions. The case measures 41 mm x 47 mm and the watch is capped with a Sapphire crystal with water resistant to 50 ATM.
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