Founded in 1884 by Swiss watchmaker Leon Breitling, Breitling has become a watch brand renowned for its highly precise movements and chronographs created in house. Most well known for its relationship with the aviation industry, Breitling watches were used by pilots for in flight calculations and Breitling soon became suppliers of on board chronographs for civil and military aviation alike, with many referring to Breitling as the official supplier to world aviation. Breitling’s Navitimer, designed in 1952 has been manufactured for over 60 years and is still one of the most desirable watches in modern times. Adding to the success of its Navitimer model, Breitling now have a wide range of models including the Chronoliner, Colt, Montbrilliant and Superocean ranges. Following from their success in the aviation world, Breitling have also built ties with the automotive industry by partnering with Bentley to produce a range of watches and onboard clocks, most notably for their Bentley Continental GT, the partnership being called ‘Breitling for Bentley’.
Handleys of London have a strong relationship with Breitling and their UK distributors. We leverage these relationships to provide our valued clients with a Breitling watches and the most competitive prices available, all from our showroom in London’s Hatton Garden. Breitling watches are much more than just timepieces, they are a statement of ambition and precision. The company’s dedication to accuracy and innovation is often representative of their customers.
We understand that Breitling watches are also fashion statements with effortless good looks and tradition entwined within their designs, some of which are over half a century old. We can advise on the most appropriate model for our clients according to their tastes and also their jewellery collection. It is this personable service which sees our clients that may have purchased a piece of jewellery returning to us for advice on acquiring a Breitling watch.