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Breitling Colt Automatic

Originally developed for military use, the Colt Automatic is now also very popular as a diver's watch. Its good readability and the characteristic bezel with the four riders make it an exciting watch for professional and amateur athletes.  More

Breitling Colt Automatic
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The Colt family - functional, precise and sporty

The Breitling Colt family is one of the classic series of the brand in whose design yet today its military origin can be seen. Like its sisters the Chronomat and Navitimer It was originally intended as a toolwatch. It scored with a very readable dial and great usability. The Breitling Colt´s ancestor is the 1980s released Colt Military, which also gained quickly followers outside the military circles. The Colt watches are, like many other Breitling watches, equipped with the 4 distinctive riders on the bezel. In 2011 Breitling started a controverse when the company waived in an attempt of a redesign these iconic riders. Many lovers of the series couldn’t find sympathy for this innovation and so the riders made 2014 their comeback on the bezel and are also part of the design of the current collection.

The Breitling Colt is now also very popular as a diver's watch: It can withstand water up to a depth of 200m diving. Thanks to its stop function is the ideal companion for every professional diver and amateur sportsman. Most models of the Breitling Colt are ideal for Beginners. Over the years they have been produced in a variety of variations. The watch is available with different complications, in different case sizes and with a variety of bracelets. However, the Colt was and is always faithful to its military roots, which are still reflected in its formal language: Easy to read, with luminescent indices and equipped with 4 riders for good handling. It is the ideal companion for every occasion.

Models of the series are available in different designs: The Colt Lady is the Ladies version, which, thanks to the smaller case size, also fits narrow wrists. The Colt Quartz is, as the name implies, outfitted with a quartz movement. The Colt Ocean and Colt GMT are especially designed for use in water and in the Air. The Colt Chronograph has a chronograph function with a precision of one tenth of a second.

The Colt Automatic: Functions and features

As a clear member of the Colt family, the Automatic is design-wise a very sporty watch. It has the 4 riders on the bezel, its case is made of stainless steel. On the Baselworld 2018 the latest update of the series was presented: In the current collection The watch is available with 41mm and 44mm case diameter. Regarding the Bracelet you can choose between the pilot stainless steel version and the leather strap. The sporty watch has a variety of four different shiny dials available. The buyer can choose between silver, gray, black and blue. The indices are provided with luminescent color. They are also easy to read in the dark or in bad underwater lighting conditions. Inside the watch Breitling´s caliber with the number 17 is ticking. It is a self-winding mechanism and has around 38 hours power reserve. The watch has a date window at 3 o'clock and a slim second hand with a slightly contrasted red tip.

Breitling Colt Automatic prices and interesting models

Certified, used watches of the Colt Automatic can be an interesting investment. They are often cheaper and can be an exciting alternation at the same time compared to today's models.

  • The Breitling Colt Automatic A13335 (good condition, 1999) is available used from € 1,950. It has a chronograph function and comes equipped with three contrasting sub-dials in black on 6, 9 and 12 o'clock. On 3 o'clock is classically the date display. The watch has a case diameter of 40mm. The arabic numerals are held in a pale yellow retro-style and give the watch slight vintage look.
  • The Breitling Colt Automatic A17388101B1A1 is a model of the current collection with black dial. It is equipped with the Breitling 17 caliber and has a case diameter of 44mm. It has the iconic 4 riders on the wide bezel. This model can be purchased for a new price of € 3,250.
  • The Breitling Colt Automatic A13035.1 (very good condition, 1998) is available used from € 1,690. Equipped with a chronograph function and a case size of 41 mm. It comes with a blue dial, leather strap and arabic numerals on the dial.

More exciting series made by Breitling

  • The Breitling Avenger series is designed for professional use and is particularly robust. In 2013 Breitling launched the Avenger II Seawolf and the Avenger II GMT, which are suitable for water and air.
  • The Breitling SuperOcean is, as the name implies, a diver's watch, it feels particularly comfortable in the sea. It is waterproof and has a to one side rotatable bezel that provides extra safety when diving. Decompression times can be read easily.
  • The Breitling Chronomat is a pilot's watch designed for military use. It is very easy to read and has only changed little over the years: a classic with high recognition value.

Finance a Breitling Colt Automatic

A certified, used luxury watch is worthwhile. A used Breitling Colt Automatic is not only cheaper in comparison to a new acquisition it can also turn out to be a promising investment since Wrist watches of major brands like Rolex, Omega and Breitling over the years gain in value. Price development of popular models can be retracted in the world wide web. The Watchmaster online shop offers a variety of exciting models you can pay directly either by credit card, PayPal or finance for a longer period of time. The payment in small installments offers, especially for large purchases a investment on an individual pace. Answers to your questions can be found on our website in addition our customer service is also available during our business hours.
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