Vintage Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute 809
Brushed Stainless-steel with screw-back and domed plexi-glass. Original winding-crown & pushers. Notched bi-directional turning bezel for inner slide rule scale.
(New) Dark-Brown Calf leather with contrastingin white-stitch and steel Brieitling tang buckle.
Manual-Wind Chronograph : Venus 178.
24 Hours, Minutes, Small seconds, Chronograph and Slide Rule function.
Original Black with ‘twin planes’ logo at 24h pos, applied luminous 24 hour-markings and white hands for hours / minutes. Contrasting silver background for slide and silver guilloche in chrono counters / small seconds, with blued-steel hands.
Very Good – dial is 100% Original with some light discolouration, ageing of luminous material. New Breitling strap. Case & bezel are very good.
BREITLING has always been known and revered as the Pilot’s Watch. Model Ref #809 was the first of the legendary COSMONAUTE models (developed from the original Navitimer, which has a 12-Hr dial). This 1965 model with ‘twin planes’ logo, ‘BREITLING’, ‘GENEVE’, ‘COSMONAUTE’ and ‘NAVITIMER’ on dial is in original condition and a must for any collector of Breitling.