Breitling is, without a doubt, one of the most esteemed watchmakers around the world. And with their ever-evolving compliment to a number of history’s most prolific figures has only helped to set the brand’s status in horological circles. Breitling Curtiss Warhawk collection comes in three models. And each model got a worth to wear.
Now, the Swiss company is changing its focus toward one of the premier aircraft manufacturers Curtiss Wright. And both have came together to manufacture witwrist watches called as the Breitling Curtiss Warhawk collection.
Breitling Curtiss Warhawk Collection
This three-watch collection pays respect to one of the aviation industry’s most notable figures with a militaristic and utilitarian color scheme, customized detailing, and unique silhouettes as an homage to the creator of the P-40 Warhawk. Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, a legendary American single-seat fighter plane from World War 2 that was first built in 1938.
Alongside the Aviator 9 BO1, the Aviator 8 Chronograph 43 Curtiss Warhawk and Aviator 8 Automatic 41 round out the stellar collection, featuring unique DLC-coated steel casing and eye-catching detailing that references the legendary P-40 Warhawk.
The other one is 43mm chronometer-certified chronograph featuring the in-house B01 caliber. The dark green-dialed watch contains contrasting white sub register while the rightmost minute’s recorder has red highlighting every five minutes around its edge. The rotating bezel contains a red arrow and the central chronograph hand is tipped in the bright color to provide some style. This green becomes the dominant color for the dials of all three watches and each receives red highlights with stark white Arabic numerals at the indices. All watches will come on a matching dark green woven textile strap.
The B13 is 43mm chronometer-certified chronograph. Similar to the B01, this Aviator 8 chronograph has red highlights on its minute register, bezel and central hand. However, staying reliable with Breitling’s design this dial is almost all green save the bold white numbers and font.