Breitling has unveiled two limited editions of its Chrono-Matic watch to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the companies first automatic chronograph movement, the Chrono-Matic QP & 1461. In 1969 Breitling introduced its first automatic chronograph movement which lead to the creation of the brands Chrono-Matic chronographs. Now the new 49mm diameter Chrono-Matic watches are a tribute to the first of these ultra-large watches.

The Chrono-Matic 1461 chronograph watch is a limited series of 2,000 pieces and gets its name from its calendar mechanism which requires an adjustment only once every leap-year, or 1,461 days. The 49mm case is crafted from stainless steel and can come with an optional woven stainelss steel Aero Classic bracelet. The dial displays hours, minutes and seconds as well as the chronograph feature. The date, day and month are shown on the sub-dials indicted by the straight hands.

The second of the new limited edition Breitling watches is the Chrono-Matic QP. This beautiful watch has a 49mm 18 carat red gold case and is a limited edition of only 125 pieces. The QP is made up of 500 parts which come together to display the date, day, week, month, season, and moon phase. the watch has an impressive chronograph function, and an advanced perpetual calendar system.

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