Like all Navitimers, the Breitling Navitimer 1461 blue dial replica watch features the exceptionally busy design that is part of its signature. The bezel acts a slide-rule and combined with the chronograph you can make various measurements such as calculating ground speed, rate of climb or descent, miles per minute as well as performing basic math functions such as division and multiplication and you can even calculate gas consumption, and of course you have the basic time elapsed function.There are three concentric rings of markers which combined with the bezel to make it function as an analog computer.
Typically the Navitimer has a movement with the time and a chronograph, this is where the Breitling Navitimer 1461 is slightly different however. Also called the Grande Complication Navitimer and limited to 1000 pieces the Breitling Navitimer 1461 features the caliber B19 self-winding movement which adds a leap-year calendar that needs correcting only once every four years, this is equal to 1461 days so hence the model name.
Furthermore by using the suns position in the sky in conjuction with the bezel allows you to use the Navitimer as a compass, and on the rear of the mens fake Breitling Navitimer 1464 watch there is a Celsius to Fahrenheit table for temperature conversion.
In 1961, one of the original astronauts in the Mercury space program Scott Carpenter, approached Breitling with the idea of replacing the 12 hour dial with a 24 hour one. Carpenter wanted this change becuase of the lack of day and night during space travel. So Breitling modified the Navitimer with a 24-hour dial and called it the Cosmonaute. Carpenter then navigated the stars with a Cosmonaute Navitimer of his own the following year when the Mercury-Atlas 7 Aurora Mission launched in 1962. In 1969 Breitling add an automatic chonograph movement to the Navitimer.
The Navitimer came about in 1952 when Breitling added a circular slide rule to the bezel of the chronograph models they were making for use by aircraft pilots. This new model came to be the Navitimer. Quickly gaining a reputation as an iconic model the Navitimer was promoted as a “wrist instrument” for professionals, and it soon aquired fans among not only professional aviators but aviation fans too.
No introduction is needed for the Breitling Navitimer collection as it is one of only a few classic aviator watch designs. Breitling has the acolade of being able to claim that the Navitimer is the only chronograph wristwatch that has been in production continuously for over 50 years.
Like other Breitling Navitimer 1461 models this is also a limited edition run of a thousand pieces. Its unique characteristic being its blue dial (the previous one being black), Breitling copy watch comes on either a steel bracelet or blue leather strap.