Sand Dude: Testing the Breitling Superocean Replica Watches

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The modern Breitling replica uk Superocean is built to withstand the rigors of sea, surf and sand. See how it fares in  Breitling Superocean replica wacthes uktest, conducted by writer Alexander Krupp and photographer Nik Schölzel, and originally presented in this feature from our December 2010 issue.

The first Breitling Superocean model, introduced in 1957, was water-resistant to 200 meters. The newest version of the watch, which Breitling breitling replica uk in 2010, has a water-resistance level of 1,500 meters. Even though it can be worn at depths to which only professional divers can sink — the watch even has a helium-release valve, for use in a diving chamber — we’re guessing that most of its owners will think of it as an all-purpose sports watch for everyday wear. It is in that context that we tested the watch.

There is much to praise about the Breitling Superocean replica watches uk, starting with its case, 42 mm in diameter, which has several features that are standard for the Breitling brand: a smoothly ratcheting , high-quality polishing, and an elaborate logo embossed on the caseback. The bezel, which rotates in only one direction, is fitted with a distinctive, molded-rubber ring insert in which four numerals and eight indexes, all satin-finished, have been smoothly inlaid. The finishing is impeccable. The rubber tends to attract dust, and the metal markers and polished case sides quickly show scratches, but Breitling could not have prevented these problems.