One century ago, Swiss watch brand Breitling created the first independent chronograph push-piece. To celebrate this milestone invention that was to change the face of the chronograph, the brand is introducing a limited series of its Transocean model, with an exclusive new Manufacture Breitling caliber and an unusual design reinterpreting the famous 1915 push-piece.
This patented innovation would enable users to add up several successive times without needing to reset the hands to zero – whether timing a sports competition, a scientific process or a flight time. Finally, in 1934, Breitling took the final step in shaping the modern face of the chronograph by creating the second independent push-piece exclusively intended for zero-resetting. This patented invention was soon adopted by all its competitors.
Manufacture Breitling Caliber B14, officially chronometer-certified by the COSC
High frequency (28,800 vph)
Over 70-hour power reserve
1/4th of a second chronograph and 30-minute totalizer
Steel, limited series of 1915
Water-resistant to 100 m (330 ft)
Convex sapphire crystal, glare-proofed on both sides
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
Diameter: 43 mm
Leather, crocodile leather/Ocean Classic (steel mesh)
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