Breitling is pronounced as “brite-ling.”
To wind a Breitling watch, turn the crown clockwise while it’s in the first position until you feel resistance, indicating the watch is fully wound.
To spot a fake Breitling, examine the logo, dial, movement, serial numbers, and overall craftsmanship for inconsistencies or low-quality details. Authentic Breitling watches will display exceptional quality and precision.
To use a Breitling Navitimer, rotate the slide rule bezel to perform various calculations, such as speed, distance, and fuel consumption. Consult the watch’s user manual for specific instructions on how to use each function.
The Breitling serial number is typically engraved on the watch’s case between the lugs at the 6 o’clock position. You may need to remove the bracelet to see it.
To change a Breitling watch band, use a small screwdriver or spring bar tool to remove the spring bars holding the strap in place, then attach the new strap by reversing the process.
To set the time and date on a Breitling watch, pull the crown out to the appropriate position and rotate it to adjust the hour, minute, and date. Push the crown back in when you’re finished.
Breitling uses both in-house mechanical movements and high-quality Swiss movements from other manufacturers, depending on the specific watch model.