Breitling Avenger II: the last independent family-run Swiss watchmakers

The Swiss Breitling Avenger II Men’s Watch is the ideal companion for all manner of challenges. This chronograph timepiece combines a 48mm diameter with real wrist presence making this watch effortlessly handsome and powerful. Its steel case is fully water-resistant to 300m and is up to even the biggest physical challenges thanks to its screwed-in pushpiece guards and its solid screw-lock crown with non-slip grip. The self-winding chronograph movement is chronometer-certified by the COSC the highest industry benchmark in terms of precision and reliability – and the only one based on an international norm. This model has a black dial and retro-styled stencil numerals. Since 1884 Breitling have been a specialist in technical watches and today are the official supplier to world aviation. Unusually for a large Breitling luxury watch manufacturer all of Breitling’s watches are equipped with chronometer-certified movements. All mechanical chronograph parts are crafted in Breitling’s own workshops and Breitling remains one of the last independent family-run Swiss watchmakers.

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The Breitling Avenger II collection is made up of four models.

Left – Breitling Avenger II chronograph; Right – Breitling Avenger II GMT.

The Avenger II chronograph has a 43 mm diameter, water resistance to 300 metres and pushpiece guards screwed into the steel.

The Avenger II GMT also measures 43 mm, and features a second timezone display in 24-hour mode. It has a bidirectional rotating bezel enabling a third timezone reading, and water resistance to 300 metres.

Left – Breitling Super Avenger II chronograph; Right – Breitling Avenger II Seawolf.

The Super Avenger II chronograph has a 48 mm diameter, and is water resistant to 300 metres.

Finally, the Avenger II Seawolf, a “professional super-diver model” offers water resistance to 3,000 metres and a diameter of 45 mm. It has a security valve to equal the differences of pressure between the inside and outside of the case.

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Each model is available in a choice of several dial colours with a bracelet or rubber strap.The Avenger II watches are equipped with mechanical self-winding movement chronometer-certified by the COSC, and feature large hands and hour-markers with luminescent coating to ensure optimum readability.