chealwatch Ltd
 01797 260693
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Chris Heal FBHI Watchmaker
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watch name Breitling
Range of watches Older mechanical to modern quartz including
offical web site http://www.breitling.com/eng/index_navitimer50.html 
useful information site for Breitling models http://breitlingsource.com/models/all.html
 


Breitling Automatic val 7750 movement


Breitling Vintage Chronograph

This newer version is a self-winding chronograph with slide-rule bezel that includes their own caliber 41 high-frequency, 38-jeweled chronometer movement. The subdials are a 12 hour, 30 minutes, and a 1/5 of a second totalizer.

 

History and info


We no longer service any water resistant Breitling watches and we cannot obtain any original case parts for Breitling watches. We are able to suggest a suitable Breiltling service agent if you wish to contact us by email at chealwatch@gmail.com

We are able to service no water resistant models as shown below

 

Non water resistant models

Lead times 3-4 weeks
  Service mechanical timepiece 60.00
  Service mechanical Automatic 80.00
  Service mechanical Chronograph 140.00
  Service mechanical Automatic chronograph 180.00
  Service quartz battery watch 60.00 - 80.00

 

 Over view of watch service.

bullet Breitling May not supply parts especially for older models.
bulletHelpful info on Breitling watches http://people.timezone.com/breitling/bfaq/
bullet Breitling Emergency info http://hubpages.com/hub/The_Breitling_Emergency

 

The "G. Leon Breitling" firm was founded in Saint-Imier, Switzerland in 1884 by Leon Breitling. Leon Breitling started out inventing and creating complicated watches, chronographs and special measuring instruments. He moved his company to La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1892 where he built a full-fledged factory. At this time, the company was renamed to "Leon G. Breitling S.A. Montbrillant Watch Manufactory" and had 60 employees.

After much success, Leon Breitling passed away in 1914 and his son Gaston inherited the business. Gaston knew that Breitling's specialty and biggest seller was the chronograph, and he set out to develop this market further. His first big accomplishment, the Vitesse chronograph, was enthusiastically used by police authorities, the military and governments.

During World War I, Gaston grew the brand outside of the closed European markets. He continued to invent new chronograph models with special time-event scales on the dials. Gaston Breitling died in 1927 and the Breitling firm was without leadership until 1932 when his son Willy stepped in.

Vintage PremierWilly Breitling developed the aircraft chronograph and made Breitling famous worldwide. Breitling signed a contract with the British Air Ministry and started making chronographs for the Royal Air Force. People associate Breitling with aviation largely because of this contract and the success it brought the company. Many more contracts were subsequentially signed with aircraft manufacturers and airlines. Pilots took notice and acknowledged the great quality of Breitling's chronographs.

Willy Breitling was also responsible for one of Breitling's most famous inventions, the slide rule bezel. The first watch to include this feature was the Chronomat. By 1946, Breitling manufactured about 250 different models in six categories. Obviously, they included their famous chronographs. In addition, Breitling now also offered waterproof watches.

In 1952, Willy moved the company's headquarters to Geneva, while production remained in La Chaux-de-Fonds. The company had now abandoned in-house movement manufacturing and relied on suppliers such as Venus. This saved cost and allowed Breitling to focus on its main strength: designing and refining their special dials.

Cosmonaute Scott CarpenterThe same year also saw the introduction of Breitling's most famous model, the Navitimer. Flight and rally calculations could be made with this wrist-worn navigational instrument and it was a huge hit with pilots around the world. The famous Cosmonaute, a 24-hour dial Navitimer, was introduced in 1962. It went into space on Lt. Commander Scott Carpenter's wrist.

Time magazine wrote of the Navitimer in 1957: "The firm of Leon Breitling introduces a new stopwatch that is intended for engineers and technicians, and is equipped with a calculator as well as three hands for time and speed measurements." Around the same time, the Super Ocean diver's watch was introduced. The trendy Top-Time was introduced in the early 1960s.

In cooperation with Heuer-Leonidas, Hamilton-Buren and Dubois et Depraz, Breitling introduced in 1969 the new Chronomat. It was an automatically winding chronograph, something that took 500,000 Swiss francs to construct. This movement, marketed by Breitling as Caliber 11, was nothing short of a Swiss watch industry sensation.

As the quartz revolution began, Breitling reluctantly introduced a quartz version of the Chronomat in 1975. It was manufactured alongside their mechanical varieties. A quartz Navitimer followed the next year. Adjusting to the new quartz technology was a difficult, if not impossible, task for Breitling and in 1979 the Breitling firm was voluntarily closed by Willy Breitling. He had become ill and passed away the same year. The inventory went to the family, but Ron Geweniger of Chicago purchased half of it.

100 years of watchmaking and Breitling tradition was not about to vanish off the face of the Earth, however. In 1979, the Breitling name was taken over by Ernest Schneider of the Sicura firm in Grenchen. Willy Breitling's two sons, Gregory and Alain, were too young to take over the business.

Schneider reaffirmed to the public that Breitling was worthy of their confidence. He showed them that the original philosophy was unchanged and that special focus was, as always, given to the flying sports. A pilot himself, Schneider conferred with other pilots and introduced the Jupiter, Pluton and Mars chronographs in 1980. The market at this time wanted electronic watches, so these watches had quartz movements.

Chronomat BlackbirdTimes were changing again in the early 1980s; the mechanical watch was making a comeback. In 1984, Breitling introduced its first mechanical chronograph since the death of Willy Breitling. It was, like the 1942 model, to be called the Chronomat. 1986 saw the comeback of the 1950s-style Navitimer. Watches catering to sailors were also introduced at this time. Breitling had re-emerged as the indisputable champion of "Instruments for Professionals".

Today, Breitling continues its involvement in aviation and all the adventures that it entails. The "Breitling World Cup of Aerobatics" was introduced in 1993 and is recognized by the Federation Aeronatique Internationale as having the same status as a world championship. Breitling also had enormous success with the Breitling Orbiter 3, the first balloon to fly around the world. In the year 2000, Breitling inaugurated its new headquarters in Grenchen.

 

 

 

CHEALWATCH
C.C.HEAL F.B.H.I. watch repairer
Oaklands Beckley Rye Sussex TN31 6TJ UK

info@chealwatch.co.uk
telephone : 01797 260207 outside UK your code + 44 1797 260207
fax : 01797 260693 outside UK your code + 44 1797 260693
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Address or  agency BREITLING UK Ltd

Suite 5.02 , Fifth Floor , Morley House
314-322 Regent Street
W1B 3BG LONDON
enquiries@twg-breitling.co.uk
Tel: +44-207-6365200
Fax: +44-207-6375354

 


 

Below is a list of Breitling watches we have serviced and repaired in the workshop

 

Case References gents or ladies type and description

caseReferences
gents or ladies description case reference
gents strap B15507 1 3069
gents
 
b13050 144837
gents bracelet 1 09310
gents bracelet 1 35999
gents bracelet 1 417 993
gents bracelet 1 420 814
gents bracelet 10350
gents bracelet 107984 a68362
gents bracelet 1081028
gents bracelet 1161860
gents bracelet 1191
gents bracelet 1205698
gents bracelet 121316 a68362
gents bracelet 1256120
gents bracelet 1283823
gents bracelet 13048
gents bracelet 1307407 806
gents bracelet 135999
gents bracelet 15836 A59082
gents bracelet 16044
gents bracelet 16890
gents bracelet 1806
gents bracelet 18838 e56059
gents bracelet 1884
gents bracelet 19525 a59028
gents bracelet 2000
gents bracelet 2002
gents bracelet 2009
gents bracelet 2016227 A44362
gents bracelet 2018
gents bracelet 2082205 a44362
gents bracelet 22571
gents bracelet 28505 A59028
gents bracelet 292883
gents bracelet 32017 A59028
gents bracelet 32017 a59028
gents bracelet 340998
gents bracelet 342212
gents bracelet 345830 A78362
gents bracelet 358706 123
gents bracelet 40/133
gents bracelet 497911
gents bracelet 525873
gents bracelet 5262
gents bracelet 56121.1
gents bracelet 585685 787
gents bracelet 5y23-8a60
gents bracelet 65362 93385
gents bracelet 693649
gents bracelet 715230
gents bracelet 765
gents bracelet 80 360
gents bracelet 80 360 18838
gents bracelet 806
gents bracelet 80770
gents bracelet 809
gents bracelet 80970 10871
gents bracelet 81.950
gents bracelet 81.950 61050
gents bracelet 81.950 B13047
gents bracelet 810
gents bracelet 81610
gents bracelet 816-72
gents bracelet 81950a
gents bracelet 849978 e79362
gents bracelet a10350
gents bracelet a13022
gents bracelet a13022 4009
gents bracelet A13022 9000
gents bracelet a13022.1
gents bracelet a13035
gents bracelet a13035.1
gents bracelet A130351
gents bracelet A130351 5883
gents bracelet a130351 21485
gents bracelet a13050.1
gents bracelet A13050.1 28128
gents bracelet a13050.1 19068
gents bracelet a13050.1 20 0471/1965
gents bracelet a130501
gents bracelet A130501 28128
gents bracelet A130501 32952
gents bracelet a130501 27956
gents bracelet a130501 28128
gents bracelet A13051 6169
gents bracelet a13322
gents bracelet a13322 249531
gents bracelet A13322 277565
gents bracelet A13322 249531
gents bracelet A13335 23365
gents bracelet a13340 2145507
gents bracelet A13340 705430
gents bracelet A13340 2011089
gents bracelet a13350 282289
gents bracelet A13350 288231
gents bracelet A13350 34513
gents bracelet a13350 21654
gents bracelet a13352
gents bracelet A13352 641996
gents bracelet a13352 258104
gents bracelet A13353
gents bracelet A13353 526975
gents bracelet a13355
gents bracelet a13355 254652
gents bracelet a13355 358861
gents bracelet a13355 628413
gents bracelet A13362 0201285
gents bracelet A13362 2021285
gents bracelet a13370 2551419
gents bracelet A13370 765719
gents bracelet a17035
gents bracelet a17035 32877
gents bracelet A17035 37899
gents bracelet a17035 27875
gents bracelet a17035 36228
gents bracelet a17035 37899
gents bracelet a17040
gents bracelet A17040 28764
gents bracelet a17040 0466
gents bracelet a17040 23614
gents bracelet a17040 2830
gents bracelet a17040 7792
gents bracelet a17040 8682
gents bracelet a17050
gents bracelet a17050 2354
gents bracelet a17050 0512
gents bracelet a17050 3693
gents bracelet A17340 4069852
gents bracelet a17340 409830
gents bracelet a17340 467108
gents bracelet a17345
gents bracelet A17345 467987
gents bracelet A17345 129763
gents bracelet A17345 170106
gents bracelet A17345 221380
gents bracelet A17345 467987
gents bracelet a17345 136439
gents bracelet a17345 169649
gents bracelet a17345 170071
gents bracelet A17345 220954
gents bracelet a17345 221380
gents bracelet A17350
gents bracelet A17350 128530
gents bracelet A17350 221555
gents bracelet A17350 476551
gents bracelet A17350 691607
gents bracelet a17350 137196
gents bracelet A17350 168637
gents bracelet a17350 310156
gents bracelet A17350 817581
gents bracelet a17350 877976
gents bracelet a17360
gents bracelet A17360 1032035
gents bracelet A17360 148202
gents bracelet A17360 669086
gents bracelet A17360 817093
gents bracelet a17360 833573
gents bracelet A17360 876959
gents bracelet A17360 926677
gents bracelet A17360 1482502
gents bracelet A17360 617084
gents bracelet A17360 735293
gents bracelet A17360 833573
gents bracelet a17360 890523
gents bracelet A17380
gents bracelet a17380 876476
gents bracelet A17390 894737
gents bracelet a175350 169474
gents bracelet a20048
gents bracelet a25362
gents bracelet a25362 715337
gents bracelet a30022 0290
gents bracelet A32350 972040
gents bracelet A35330
gents bracelet a35340 232035
gents bracelet a35340 318142
gents bracelet a36030.1
gents bracelet A39363 726319
gents bracelet a39363 727618
gents bracelet a40035
gents bracelet a41330
gents bracelet a42362
gents bracelet A42362 177768
gents bracelet A42362 2001456
gents bracelet A42362 2002129
gents bracelet a42362 143730
gents bracelet A42362 2002764
gents bracelet a42362 483378
gents bracelet A43350 750558
gents bracelet A44355 185324
gents bracelet a49350
gents bracelet A49350 897375
gents bracelet A51035 2947
gents bracelet a51035 2947
gents bracelet a51035 4731
gents bracelet a51035 5474
gents bracelet a51037
gents bracelet a51038
gents bracelet a51038 0.0268/1000
gents bracelet a53035
gents bracelet A53040.1 10156
gents bracelet a530401
gents bracelet a53050
gents bracelet A53350 190462
gents bracelet A53350 190896
gents bracelet A53350 193043
gents bracelet A53350 224876
gents bracelet a53350 189759
gents bracelet a53605
gents bracelet a56011
gents bracelet A56012 0630
gents bracelet a56012.1
gents bracelet a56012.1 772
gents bracelet a56012.1 7722
gents bracelet a56012.1 8145
gents bracelet a560121
gents bracelet a57035
gents bracelet A57035 31013
gents bracelet A57035 32131
gents bracelet A57035 9387
gents bracelet a57035 10052
gents bracelet a57035 26854
gents bracelet a57035 30405
gents bracelet A57035 32131
gents bracelet a59028
gents bracelet a64350 123705
gents bracelet a68062
gents bracelet A68062 0073
gents bracelet a68362
gents bracelet A68362 107574
gents bracelet a68362 108856
gents bracelet a68362 118135
gents bracelet a68362 296414
gents bracelet a73321
gents bracelet a73321 743647
gents bracelet a73350
gents bracelet a73350 367926
gents bracelet a73350 695766
gents bracelet a73380
gents bracelet a73380 1114648
gents bracelet A73380 1174632
gents bracelet A73380 1176683
gents bracelet a73380 880775
gents bracelet A73380 885020
gents bracelet A73380 946871
gents bracelet a73380 885020
gents bracelet a74350
gents bracelet a74350 388579
gents bracelet A74350 658555
gents bracelet a74350 659258
gents bracelet A78362 345830
gents bracelet a78362 349179
gents bracelet B10050 7781
gents bracelet b10050 4512
gents bracelet b10050 6850
gents bracelet b10050 7781
gents bracelet b10348
gents bracelet B10350 489589
gents bracelet b10350 489589
gents bracelet b11045
gents bracelet b13047
gents bracelet b13047 s060823
gents bracelet b13048
gents bracelet b13048 1 64278
gents bracelet b13048 164273
gents bracelet b13050
gents bracelet b13050 12762
gents bracelet b13050.1
gents bracelet b13055
gents bracelet b13055 2881
gents bracelet B13055 5146
gents bracelet B13055 2881
gents bracelet b13350
gents bracelet b13350 44695
gents bracelet b13352
gents bracelet B13355 554963
gents bracelet b13355 554963
gents bracelet b13355 697456
gents bracelet b35312
gents bracelet B35312 229241
gents bracelet B35312 3181885
gents bracelet B35312 233298
gents bracelet B35312 64507
gents bracelet b53011
gents bracelet b53011 3864
gents bracelet B55048 0657
gents bracelet b77346 393923
gents bracelet d13022
gents bracelet D13022 4009
gents bracelet d13022 4009
gents bracelet d13050
gents bracelet d13322
gents bracelet d13352
gents bracelet d13352 265507
gents bracelet d13352 265507
gents bracelet d55046 1 729
gents bracelet D67365
gents bracelet E13360
gents bracelet E13360 275386
gents bracelet e13360 2086179
gents bracelet e13360 2086239
gents bracelet E13360 52837
gents bracelet E17370 585005
gents bracelet E56060 1.3887
gents bracelet e56061
gents bracelet e56061 1 01989
gents bracelet e56062
gents bracelet E56062 00635
gents bracelet e56062 05186
gents bracelet e56062 054186
gents bracelet e56121.1
gents bracelet e56121.3 6371
gents bracelet e56321
gents bracelet E58062 03309
gents bracelet e65062
gents bracelet e65062 14810
gents bracelet E65062 22386
gents bracelet E65062 3051
gents bracelet e65062 14966
gents bracelet e65362
gents bracelet e65362 179008
gents bracelet e65362 179008
gents bracelet e65362 186405
gents bracelet e65362 8921
gents bracelet e65362 91900
gents bracelet e73360
gents bracelet e73360 370802
gents bracelet e73360 573315
gents bracelet e75362 352844
gents bracelet E75362 500325
gents bracelet e75362 597400
gents bracelet E75362 912152
gents bracelet e75362 356333
gents bracelet e75362 596253
gents bracelet e75362 599977
gents bracelet e75362 600507
gents bracelet e76321 363391
gents bracelet eub-0099-ep370
gents bracelet f13360
gents bracelet f56059l
gents bracelet f56060
gents bracelet f56061
gents bracelet F56061 01705
gents bracelet f56061 1 03099
gents bracelet f56062
gents bracelet f56062 04525
gents bracelet f56062 18901
gents bracelet f65062
gents bracelet f65062 10699
gents bracelet F65062 17097
gents bracelet f65062 10630
gents bracelet f65062 11060
gents bracelet f65062 12340
gents bracelet f65062 13810
gents bracelet f65062 15368
gents bracelet f65062 6137
gents bracelet f65062 7422
gents bracelet f65362
gents bracelet F65362 179389
gents bracelet f65362 188621
gents bracelet F65362 189105
gents bracelet F65362 180108
gents bracelet F65362 188621
gents bracelet f65362 86278
gents bracelet f75362
gents bracelet F75362 494876
gents bracelet f75362 596680
gents bracelet f75362 499748
gents bracelet f75362 597426
gents bracelet k56121.1
gents no strap 11525/67 1806
gents no strap 1166464
gents no strap 1884
gents no strap 2000
gents no strap 2002
gents no strap 244-94
gents no strap 79
gents no strap 806
gents no strap 809
gents no strap 81.950
gents no strap 810
gents no strap 810 1206210
gents no strap 810-24
gents no strap 87544
gents no strap 97263 B13047
gents no strap a13022 17617
gents no strap A13051 1399
gents no strap a13340 2008727
gents no strap a13356 2073582
gents no strap a30084
gents no strap A73350 374612
gents no strap b13048
gents no strap b13048 1 51482
gents no strap b35312 230978
gents no strap e56062 09248
gents no strap e65362
gents no strap f56061
gents no strap k13048 1014
gents strap 0166
gents strap 069797
gents strap 10628
gents strap 1119989
gents strap 1139075
gents strap 11525/67 1806 1255890
gents strap 1205698 810
gents strap 1238362
gents strap 1240871 2212
gents strap 1241150
gents strap 1250576 812
gents strap 1263856
gents strap 1272396
gents strap 1281072
gents strap 1281970
gents strap 1332047
gents strap 1351
gents strap 1352312
gents strap 1370648
gents strap 137188
gents strap 14447
gents strap 1450
gents strap 1494 80290
gents strap 156506
gents strap 1643
gents strap 1716
gents strap 1884
gents strap 2000
gents strap 2002
gents strap 2003
gents strap 2007
gents strap 2008
gents strap 2018 1 439 220
gents strap 2073582 A13356
gents strap 2117 1370648
gents strap 217012
gents strap 2212
gents strap 2601
gents strap 2912
gents strap 2916
gents strap 30456
gents strap 39001 15
gents strap 43827
gents strap 4476
gents strap 4501
gents strap 458722
gents strap 622718
gents strap 702757
gents strap 7551
gents strap 765
gents strap 80290
gents strap 806
gents strap 806 134304
gents strap 809
gents strap 80975
gents strap 81.950 b13047
gents strap 81.950 b13047 69977
gents strap 810
gents strap 812851
gents strap 81610
gents strap 82653
gents strap 8808.3
gents strap 9122
gents strap 93001
gents strap a13019
gents strap a13022
gents strap a13022 9000
gents strap a130241 8046
gents strap a13035.1
gents strap a13048 1 17743
gents strap a13050.1
gents strap A130501 34761
gents strap a13322
gents strap a13322 260992
gents strap A13340 2247731
gents strap a13340 2246267
gents strap a13340 709296
gents strap a13350
gents strap a13352
gents strap A13357 2062574
gents strap a13370 2320340
gents strap a17035
gents strap A17035 376609
gents strap A17035 34909
gents strap a17035 37609
gents strap a17040
gents strap a17040 18871
gents strap A17045 0116
gents strap a17340
gents strap a17345 134450
gents strap A17380 878352
gents strap a19030
gents strap a203348
gents strap a20348
gents strap A21330
gents strap a21330 2024085
gents strap A24322 2133009
gents strap a25362
gents strap A30022 1846
gents strap A30022 3774
gents strap a30030.4
gents strap a30030.4 4295
gents strap a300302
gents strap A35312 231367
gents strap a35312 231367
gents strap a37320
gents strap A40035 0478
gents strap A42362 2001456
gents strap a44365 2289296
gents strap a51037 32826
gents strap a51037 32826
gents strap a51038
gents strap a53035
gents strap a53050 6922
gents strap A53340
gents strap a53340 102342
gents strap A53350 236945
gents strap a53605
gents strap a57035 27331
gents strap a57035 33443
gents strap A57035 3408
gents strap A64050
gents strap a64050 0161
gents strap A64350
gents strap a64350 202631
gents strap A64350 202631
gents strap a68062
gents strap A68362 115328
gents strap a68362 117156
gents strap a73350 376473
gents strap A73380 1113716
gents strap a73380 908807
gents strap a74350 389023
gents strap b13019 17070
gents strap b13048
gents strap b13048 1-19717
gents strap b13050
gents strap b13050.1
gents strap b13050.1 104148
gents strap b13050.1 107080
gents strap B13352
gents strap B13352 698497
gents strap b13355 446168
gents strap B13356
gents strap B13356 2051273
gents strap b55045
gents strap b55047 1 01713
gents strap B77346 395116
gents strap d13022
gents strap d13048
gents strap d13048 1 18499
gents strap E56062 05046
gents strap e65062
gents strap e75362
gents strap e75362 360009
gents strap f65062 2444
gents strap f75362 601047
gents strap s53035
ladies bracelet 1015975
ladies bracelet 60790
ladies bracelet a47350
ladies bracelet a67365
ladies bracelet a71340 905084
ladies bracelet a72345 583021
ladies bracelet a72345 502442
ladies bracelet A72385
ladies bracelet A77380 1015975
ladies bracelet A77380 865630
ladies bracelet B52345 78823
ladies bracelet b52345 205827
ladies bracelet B62022 2071
ladies bracelet B71356 886199
ladies bracelet b72345 383430
ladies bracelet d52045
ladies bracelet d52065 1 20071
ladies bracelet d52345 74784
ladies bracelet D67060 2118
ladies bracelet d67365 210898
ladies bracelet d67365 212276
ladies bracelet D72345 502826
ladies no strap 341329
ladies strap 303 61
ladies strap b52045
ladies strap B57045 20416
ladies strap d31063
ladies strap d31063 1 0385
ladies strap D31063 I 0385
gents bracelet 358706

 

 

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