Breitling Navitimer quartz 3100

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Breitling Navitimer quartz 3100

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Been lusting after one of these for a few weeks now, think they are really interesting... but, are they to old to be reliable? I've seen a few on eBay (for £500) broken and spares are, I know, hard to get.

Now there's one on TZ for a sensible price and I'm seriously tempted. Anyone know anything about them?

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Re: Breitling Navitimer quartz 3100

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This was also know as the Pluton.

http://www.breitlingsource.com/watch_de ... r_169.html

Specifications
Model: Pluton (Navitimer 3100)
Production Years: 1986-1993
Gender: Mens
Case Materials Available: Steel
Movement: Breitling 51
Battery/Battery Life: 392/2 Years
Water Resistance: 200m
Bezel: Bidirectional
Crown: Screwdown
Crystal: Sapphire
Diameter: 41.5mm
Lug Width: 20mm
Watchwinder Direction: Quartz
Reference Numbers: a51037, 80191, 80192

Complications
Chronograph, Alarm, Day/Date, 24-Hour, 2nd Timezone

The movement is the Miyota Y652 which is no longer available. If there are any issues with the movement Breitling no longer have spares so it is toast. I have seen those movements for sale though.

It is an earlier version of what was to become the Aerospace. This has the Superquartz movement and is COSC.
Similar styles are he B1, Airwolf Raven, Hercules and Emergency
http://www.breitlingsource.com/models/professional.html

I went with a more modern Aerospace for a bit more but is is fully supported by Breitling.

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As it is titanium it is very light. And very good lume.
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Hold on there XT, are you falling off the wagon?!?!?!
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nathanclarinet wrote:Hold on there XT, are you falling off the wagon?!?!?!
The rules of the "Wagon" are, 1 out 1 in! And guess who's just sold two watches he never wears?

Really dubious about this watch for some reason, probably 'cos I know spares are unavailable and £450 is a lot to just waste. Still been good for two months and I'm sticking to the rules so I deserve a new watch (or two, maybe three :oops: ) we shall see what turns up.
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I have one of these Breitling 3100... I love it, but I'm quite carefull with it as it's quite difficult to have it repaired when a problem occurs. :?

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Re: Breitling Navitimer quartz 3100

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Know nothing about them other than they look cool, i say its ok to spend that much money on something rare and hard to repair...if you are going to love it for the life its got left in it (which could be a bloody long time still, who knows)...hummers spring to mind.

Theres a couple of versions for sale here:

http://www.steffans.co.uk/steffans-pre- ... 26313.html

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Both overpriced in comparison

....My advice would also be: get an Aerospace - its one of only two watches i lust after these days.
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