The ultimate maker of professional watches is Breitling, hands down. This watchmaker does it right, and has a solid reputation. The timekeeping instruments they create and produce are exceptionally functional. If you have a desire to learn more about Breitling and their watch creations, I have a book for you. Starting in 1997, the Breitling Company has been publishing, what they call the “Chronolog”. This annual publication is around 200 pages and it’s full of valuable Breitling information. Professional images, artfully illustrate the Breitling collection. All of Breitling’s recently released watches are highlighted, along with a company timeline of events. Each year the Chronolog unveils some new and exciting content. These Chronologs are really well-made and filled with prices as well as pictures. It’s a wonderful find for a watch enthusiast or anyone searching for a Breitling. The Chronologs are available through the Breitling website, and best of all, it’s free.
The premier publication by Breitling is The Book. The Book by Breitling retails for $175.00. Sounds steep, but if you love Breitling, this is worth it. The 336 page book chronicles Breitling’s history in its entirety, from the conception of the brand through today. The Book is published in 5 languages including French, English, German, Italian, and Spanish. It is the only publication Breitling charges for, and is available at the Breitling site.