Last night we wrote a piece on Robert Downey Jnr’s watch collection, and we cast some aspersions on his Breitling cheap replica watches UK ‘Pathfinder’. Our initial thoughts were that is was a fake (like his Speedy), because it said ‘Pathfinder’ in suspicious red letters and had an unusual logo on the dial. But then we wondered, to cover all possible bases, could this have been a movie prop piece? Or perhaps a prototype of some kind? After all, celebs get given all kinds of crazy things us mortals could only ever dream of.

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The plot thickened when a gentleman in the British Army messaged us saying that the Pathfinder Group was an elite group (of 28 men) in the 16th Air Assault Brigade.

Turns out that they’re a reconnaissance group who are responsible for marking and clearing parachute drop zones and helicopter landing zones. The logo on the watches dial is likely the insignia of the one of the British Parachute Regiments. If you want to see how tough they are.

Armed with this knowledge, the watch makes more sense. Breitling blue dial fake watches UK have a long history of making small batches of custom dials for military units, so, while we can’t find any information on an Avenger Seawolf made for this unit, it’s certainly possible. Or it could still have been a prop watch, but a quick peruse of RDJ’s filmography doesn’t suggest any roles where it was plausible he would have worn such a watch. Either way, there’s a plausible alternative to it being a replica, so we’d like to apologize for (half of) the shade thrown at RDJ.

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Which leads to the intriguing question – how did Robert Downey Jr. get his hands on a Breitling luminous replica watch made for an elite British military unit? Now that’s a story we’d like to hear….

With the Breitling Superocean 44 fake watches Special, Breitling introduces their second (at the time of writing) timepiece which uses a ceramic bezel. If you recall, last year in 2015 Breitling released the well-priced and good-looking Chronoliner that has a solid black ceramic bezel. Competing watch brands such as Rolex and Omega had introduced ceramic as a material into their lineup years previously, so it was about time Breitling offered their own take on the use of the material. For 2016, Breitling uses ceramic as a bezel material for this “Special” version of the Superocean dive watch.

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I have a feeling that the mostly monochromatic design of the Breitling Superocean 44 Special will look better in person than in these marketing pictures. Timepieces like this tend to look a bit boring in images, but in person their high-contrast, legible dials and versatile styling make strong visual arguments. In fact, the brand calls the Breitling Superocean 44 Special their “ocean pilot,” as they feel it combines the legibiltiy of a pilot watch with the durability of a dive watch. Last I checked, most dive watches were more legible that most pilot watches – especially at Breitling… At least the Breitling cheap replica watches UK Superocean 44 Special continues that heritage.

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This Breitling Superocean 44 case comes in PVD-coated black stainless steel Breitling replica watches and is water resistant to 1000 meters with a screw-down crown (of course) and helium release valve. It looks like Breitling uses the same “mono-block” type of black ceramic bezel as the Chronoliner. This is not a mere bezel insert, but a solid piece of ceramic all around. This is unlike many other ceramic bezels which are merely rings placed into a metal frame and used as “bezel inserts.” The result should be more scratch-resistant surfaces all around, and such pieces of more complex-milled ceramic are arguably more desirable.

A look back at Breitling’s modern history with dive watches reveals a stunning variety of designs and themes. Breitling dive watches over the last 10 years have come in both mechanical and quartz variants, with modern or vintage themes, in a slew of different sizes and colors, as well as designs which are either more sports or formal. Of the recent Breitling dive watches, the Breitling Superocean 44 Special very much feels like their take on the “professional diver” with a focus on functionality versus things like trendy colors.

If you live in Australia and  got your first ‘good’ watch in the late ‘80s or ‘90s – there’s a fairly decent chance that watch were Breitling Colt transocean series replica watches. I don’t know if it was a combination of its Top Gun styling or its everyman appeal that just captured the pilot watch zeitgeist. Either that or Breitling in Australia at that time had a really good sales manager. We don’t know, what we do know is that every second wrist at Trinity or Ormond was saddled with a Colt.

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Well, the heady fashion of the ‘90s is back – kids are wearing 8up Docs again, and we’re only an elastic waistband away from happy pants – so it’s perhaps apt that Breitling have chosen now to revive the Colt collection.

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The new Colt range doesn’t stray too far from Breitling core DNA, it’s got the brushed satin finish, the distinctive rotating bezel Breitling fake watches UK with raised rider tabs and that classic Breitling bracelet. It comes in chronograph, automatic, quartz and lady versions. The size on the first three has been bumped up to 44mm, and the ladies model comes in at 33mm. All models have COSC certified movements, sapphire crystals and 200m of water resistance as standard, and all come in (Volcanic) black, (Mariner) blue or (Stratus) silver dial options.

Till 1915, pocket chronographs had only one pushpiece, housed in the crown and successively handling the start, stop and zero-reset functions.

That year Breitling cheap replica watches UK, one of the first brands to offer a wrist chronograph, introduced an innovation for chronographs by creating a pushpiece independent of the crown to control the three chronograph operations. To ensure an ergonomic handling, Breitling chose to place the pushpiece at 2 o’clock, where the thumb or forefinger naturally rests, whether the watch is on the wrist or held in the palm of the hand.

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The system was later perfected in 1923 by separating the stop/start functions, governed by the pushpiece at 2 o’clock, from the crown-activated zero-resetting and then in 1934 with the creation of the second independent pushpiece exclusively intended for zero-resetting.

To celebrate this major milestone in its history, Breitling transocean series copy watches has created a special edition: the Transocean Chronograph 1915.

The 43 mm steel case – offering water resistance to 100 meters / 330 feet – maintains the design of the Transocean collection with the chronograph pushpiece at 2 o’clock.

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In order to offer a single pushpiece that successively handles the start, stop and zero-reset functions, Breitling luminous cheap fake watches had to develop a new hand-wound movement, the chronometer-certified Breitling Caliber B14, equipped with a two-tiered double column-wheel system activated by chronograph controls also arranged on two levels. A patent has been filed for this construction approach. The 4Hz (28,800 vph) movement is visible through the sapphire case back and guarantees a power reserve of 70 hours.