How can I tell if my Breitling 1884 is real?

Examine the logo closely as the “B” should be raised from the dial’s plane and the Breitling name should be etched into the dial. If the “B” is laid flat on the dial, that watch is definitely a fake. The seconds hand of an authentic Breitling watch will end with its iconic “B” and drop into an anchor shape.

How do I identify my Breitling watch?

Both the reference number and serial number can be found on the underside of your watch’s casing. The reference number is a 12-digit code that consists of numbers and letters, for example A2332212/B635, while the length of the serial number can vary from model to model.

Does a Breitling watch hold its value?

On a whole, Breitling watches keep hold of their value on the resale market even with age, hence why their vintage models remain incredibly popular. It’s a combination of provenance, quality and innovative features which makes a Breitling watch so investible and valuable as a collector.

What model is my Breitling?

During the production, each individual Breitling watch is etched with a unique serial number to differentiate it from the others in the production series. Normally, the serial number can be found engraved on the case back, but sometimes also in between the lugs behind the strap or bracelet.

Do Breitling watches tick or sweep?

Pil-Mil, Breitling Forum Moderator The Brietling Sextant Meccaquartz and straight Quartz watches sweep cleanly. Very nice watches but they only come in 36mm midsize.

Is Breitling a luxury brand?

Is Breitling better than Rolex? These two luxury brands are both very popular and are often considered when looking for a luxury watch from a well-known Swiss watchmaker.

Can I check my Breitling serial number?

Since the year 2000, all Breitling watches carry a unique identification number: their serial number, which can be checked within the Breitling network against the model reference of the watch.

Who wears Breitling?

While each are ranked within the prime 50, Omega ranks greater than Breitling. This is why many male celebrities choose to wear a Breitling watch. Some followers of the Breitling Navitimer embody the comic Dave Chapelle, TV host Simon Cowell, musician Miles Davis, and actors Tommy Lee Jones and John Lovitz.

What does a Breitling say about you?

Breitling is another brand that demonstrates a love of the finer things in life. These watches can demonstrate a sense of self-assuredness. They indicate that the wearer does not wish to boast about his success but is unwilling to hide it. Breitlings can convey power, high self-esteem and an air of ambition.

How much is a used Breitling worth?

Prices at a Glance: Breitling Watches

Model/Reference Price (approx.)
Breitling Avi Ref. 765 1953 Re-Edition, AB0920131B1X1 7,700 USD
Breitling Top Time, A23310121G1X1 5,100 USD
Super Avenger II, A1337111/BC29/168A 4,500 USD
Superocean Heritage 57, A10370121B1A1 4,100 USD

Do I need to register my Breitling watch?

You must register a Breitling account to be able to purchase the Warranty Extension. If your watch is already registered into your Breitling account, you can also directly extend your warranty from there.