Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule Collection

Breitling are a Swiss watchmaker with a mighty impressive heritage in the world of horology so whenever they have a new collection of timepieces, people inevitably sit up and take notice and this Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule Collection is one of their most vibrant and effortlessly cool releases in some time.

The Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule Collection from Breitling take their design inspiration from the watchmaker’s original SuperOcean from 1957. They really are the embodiment of old school cool and the laid-back surfing lifestyle of the 1950s and 1960s. There are plenty of different colourways and styles to choose from within this new collection so you’re sure to find one that fits in with your own style sensibilities.

Visually Vibrant Design

This Breitling’s Capsule Collection is being produced for a limited time and in limited numbers, but the watches are not numbered. They give the watchmaker a chance to tell stories rooted in the history of its core collection, and the Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule Collection watches certainly have their own stories to tell and will add a real touch of class to any wrist in 2020.

The Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule Collection shows off some excellent twists to one of the world’s true diving icons. Each timepiece in the collection is a contemporary retro interpretation of a classic sea watch that embodies the laid-back lifestyle that you’d typically associate with surfers and beachcombers who live life at their own pace.

This fantastic looking capsule collection from Breitling comes in two dial options. One has a classic black dial and is presented on a black vintage-inspired leather strap with a pin or folding buckle, while the other has a blue dial and boasts a brown vintage-inspired leather strap with a pin or folding buckle. Both are available with an integrated Ocean Classic stainless-steel bracelet with a butterfly clasp. There is also a two-tone version which has a bidirectional rotating bezel in 18k red gold with a black ceramic ring.

Top Class Features Throughout

As you would expect from Breitling, no expense is spared in ensuring these watches are some of the best on the market. They are powered by the Breitling Caliber 10, which offers a power reserve of approximately 42 hours and the hour markers and the hour and minute hands are coated with Super-LumiNova® in a rainbow graduation of yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet, red, and orange.

If you want to add even more colour to proceedings, your watch can be matched to a vibrant Outerknown ECONYL® yarn NATO strap, which can be purchased separately in one of six colour combinations. This is a boutique watch which is limited to just 250 pieces so move quickly if you like what you see. The caseback is engraved with the words “ONE OF 250” which adds to exclusivity.

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.