Breitling is a luxury watch brand that has been in business for well over a century. The Avenger line is a well researched collection of innovations in watchmaking with a variety of robust models with shock resistance and incredible functionality. We've identified the five best Breitling Avenger models of all time. For your enjoyment and convenience, here is our pick with a few of the details that make them such popular choices.
5. Breitling Avenger Hurricane 50
This remarkable timepiece features a case that is matte black color, made of a unique patented material called Breitlight. It's a blend of composite fibers and polymer that is lightweight yet extremely strong. It has three times the lightness of titanium. The case is round with an ample width of 50mm and a depth of 16.97 mm. It's designed for men with large wrists, although the materials make it much lighter than stainless steel. The dial is volcano black for a contrasting background with the stenciled Arabic numeral hour markers that are treated with a coating of luminous material. The hands are matte steel grey. This is a chronograph watch with small seconds displayed at 9 o'clock on the dial. Other functions include a 30 minute counter, a 12 hour counter, stopwatch, and date.It's powered by a Breitling in-house automatic caliber B01 movement with 47 jewels and a power reserve of 70 hours. The bezel is a unidirectional rotating type. The screw-in crown enhances water-resistance to 330 feet. It is finished in an Anthracite color with a band of military rubber in black with yellow accents on the sides and backing.
4. Breitling Avenger Automatic GMT 45
The Avenger Automatic GMT 45 is a popular model that features a round case made of stainless steel with a solid screw-down case back and crown. The width of the case is 45 mm with a thickness of 12.31 mm. The finish is a brushed and satin with polished edges. The bezel is a unidirectional type with brushed and satin finish. The Arabic numerals and indexes are engraved and filled with luminous material for high legibility in low light environments. This watch is powered by a Breitling Caliber 32 automatic chronograph movement with COSC Certification. It has 21 jewels with a power reserve of 42 hours and GMT Time Zone complications. The bracelet is made of stainless steel with a brushed finish, and a folding clasp closure with a safety latch.
3. Breitling Avenger Chronograph 45 Men's Watch
The Chronograph 45 is the third best model within the Avenger collection of Breitling watches. A notable feature of this watch is the Black DLC coated Titanium case material. The case is round measuring 45 mm in width and a thickness of 16.46. It's a chunky size, but fits comfortably on the wrist. The bezel is a unidirectional style with engraved Arabic numerals and indexes and a brushed and satin finish. The crown is a screw-down type to enhance water-resistance of the watch to 330 feet.
The dial is black with applied index hour markers containing luminous fill for high visibility in low light environments. A date window is placed at the 3 o'clock position with a 30 minute counter at 12 o'clock, a 12 hour counter at 6 o'clock and a /14 second indication with a yellow arrowhead tip with luminous fill. the small seconds counter is placed at 9 o'clock. This is a chronograph watch with stopwatch functions. It is powered by a Breitling Caliber 13 automatic chronograph movement with COSC certification. It beats at 28,800 vibrations per hour with 25 jewels and a power reserve of 42 hours. The dial and movement are protected with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal treated with anti-reflective coating.
2. Breitling Avenger Blackbird 48 mm
The Avenger Blackbird is an attractive yet stylish and highly functional wristwatch. The case is made of black titanium material and measures 48 mm in width. The dial is black colored with hours markers and indexes presented in a lovely luminous treated contrasting color for high legibility, even in low light conditions. This watch is powered by an in-house Breitling Caliber 17 mechanical movement with a power reserve of 38 hours. The bezel is a ratcheted unidirectional type.The dial and movement are protected by a cambered sapphire crystal with anti-glare coating on the inside and outside. This watch is waterproof up to 1,000 feet, making it one of the highest performing dive watches.
1. Breitling Avenger 43 Automatic Blue Dial
The Avenger 43 is one of the best selling models within the collection. This luxury watch is highly functional with a stylish design. The case is made of durable stainless steel material. The round case has a solid case back and it is 43 mm in width and 12.28 mm in thickness. The dial is an analog type with a rich blue background color. The hands are silver tone with luminous treatment. The indexes are marker on the dial are also luminous for excellent readability in low light environments. The bezel is a unidirectional rotating type, made of stainless steel with a silver-tone finish. The Avenger 43 Automatic is powered with a Breitling COSC Caliber 17 automatic movement with a power reserve of 38 hours. Functions include date with a display at 3 o' clock, Hours, Minutes, Seconds, and 24 Hour indications around the outer rim of the bezel. This is a Swiss made diver's watch with a water-resistance of 1,000 feet. the dial and movement are protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. It affixes to the arm with a calfskin leather strap in an anthracite finish.
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