Breitling 809 Vintage Navitimer Cosmonaute Gold Plated Circa 1966 (25764)

25764 Breitling 809 Navitimer Cosmonaute, gold plated case on a 10k gold mesh bracelet, manual wound movement, Venus 178 caliber, black dial with white subdials, tritium dial is in excellent condition with lightly aged lume on markers and hands, slide rule rotating bezel, acrylic crystal, circa 1966, diameter: 41mm, thickness: 13mm. Excellent Condition with an extra gold mesh bracelet, original Breitling box, and 6 Month Warranty.

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More about Breitling 809 Vintage Navitimer Cosmonaute Gold Plated Circa 1966

This is a gold-plated vintage c. 1966 Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute 809. It has a gold plated case on a 10k gold mesh bracelet with a pull-through clasp, and an acrylic crystal. It has a screw down winding crown, round chronograph push buttons, and a solid snap down case back stamped with "STAINLESS STEEL BACK – BREITLING – 809." The 41mm diameter solid three-body case, downturned lugs, bracelet, and flat knurled rotating bezel are polished. The dial is black with two outer gold Arabic numeral scales, and with a white perimeter reserve and black Arabic numerals for the slide rule function. It has a luminous tritium 24-hour GMT scale with white Arabic numeral hour markers alternated with luminous tritium baton indices. It has gold plated baton hands with luminous tritium inserts, and a center sweep chronograph hand with a gold arrow tip. There are three white subsidiary dials with Arabic numerals, including a running small seconds register at 9 o'clock, a 12-hour chronograph totalizer at 6 o'clock, and there is a 30-minute chronograph register at 3 o'clock. The lumes on the markers and hands are lightly aged. The 13mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute 809 has a mechanical manually wound Venus caliber 178 movement. It's copper colored, and constructed with 17 jewels, a shock absorber device, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic balance, an index regulator, and a blued steel flat balance spring.