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Breitling Unveils The Colt Chronograph Automatic Blacksteel

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Black watches are fast becoming a major trend in 2016 with their masculine and versatile appeal persuading more watchmakers to join the dark side. Breitling is the latest to come out with a new black piece in the form of the Colt Chronograph Automatic Blacksteel – a beautifully crafted watch made for the adventure man.

Born from military roots, the new watch features a robust 44mm satin-brushed steel case finished with a high-resistance carbon coating. Within the case beats a self-winding chronograph movement which is certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) to satisfy the astute requisites of superior precision and reliability.

A Volcano Black dial meanwhile shows off three separate dials at 9 o’clock,12 o’clock and 6 o’clock as the 1/4 seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour counters. A date window sits at the 3 o’clock marker. Oversized hands and hour markers are finished with luminescent coating to ensure visibility extends well into the evening.

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To ensure that the watch can keep up with the most adventurous of men in this world, it comes with an option of either a rubber strap or a reinforced military grade fabric strap to suit any need.

The watch rounds things out nicely with a water resistance rating of 200m and an impressive power reserve of 42-hours.

Head to Breitling for more details.

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