In 1957 Breitling pivoted to a new market with the launch of the Breitling Superocean. This is a timepiece that defines the classic dive watch, in its practical design and in its capability. At the time of its launch the Superocean’s water resistance blew competitors out of the water, with a depth of 200 meters. The original Superocean was also the first known reverse panda dial chronograph. Its uniqueness making it an attractive timepiece to snap up.
Dial: Crystal clear legibility is number one priority for a diver. Fortunately the Superocean more than delivers, with its distinguishable oversized 6, 9 and 12 numerals, and complementary large indexes and hands - all coated with luminescent Super-LumiNova.
Bezel: Fittingly for a dive watch, the collection unanimously features unidirectional rotating bezels. The singular counter-clockwise direction prevents any accidental manipulation. For added security, the 48 mm model bezel can be safely secured with a lock.
Strap: While the collection features many smart steel bracelets, rubber straps magnify the Superocean’s diving DNA. Some models’ vented straps impressively counteract the effects of water pressure, ensuring the strap remains at the optimum tightness.