Acclaiming itself as the “official supplier to world aviation” in 1950, Breitling planned to explore the underwater realms of water. The Swiss watch company decided to enter the world of maritime depths resulting in the birth of Breitling Superocean in 1956. Designed especially for the military diving purposes, the model soon gained immense popularity among the common people as well.
The growing popularity of the watch motivated its makers to come up with a complete lineage of Breitling Superocean. A series of chronographs and diver watches were introduced which has marked a special position with its high end functions.
The water resistant feature of Breitling Superocean has been modified consequently with the change of times. Its high standard water resistant technology enables it to resist to the water depths for as deep as 2000 meters. Breitling has also come up with a specialized series of Superocean Professional between the years 1998-2002.
With a solid reputation since 1957, the Breitling Superocean collection has excelled in the field of diving watches. The chronograph version available in the Superocean collection is powered with technical functionalities. With water resistant feature up to 50 bars or 1650 meters, the instrument is a perfect companion for the underwater activity.
The safety pushpieces applied to the Superocean Chronograph ensures giving it a protection from shocks with the shock resistant feature. The large hands with the two sides protected from the sapphire crystal case provide exceptional clarity to the timepiece.
The sturdy nature of the timepiece is further ensured with a specially designed Calibre 13 movement delivering precision and accuracy in time. The watch also features the date and the day display along with being a timepiece of excellent technical specifications.
Designed on the lines of various timepieces in the Superocean series conquering maritime depths, the Superocean Steelfish has also established a landmark position in the diving watches lineage. Like the other selections in the Superocean collection, the Steelfish can also delve in the deep waters ranging from 500 meters to 2000 meters.
In order to resist the pressures and shocks inside and outside the case, the watch has been housed with a safety valve. The HEV (Helium Escapement Valve) releases the helium collected due to the internal pressure in the deep waters thereby protecting the case from exploding. The model marks a special place in the Superocean category with its unique aesthetic appeal soothing to the eyes. The readability is ensured with the huge hands and circular hour markers incorporated in a sophisticated dial.