The time has come to extend upon Breitling’s popular vintage-inspired Top Time series with a collaborative effort between lifestyle brand Deus Ex Machina – a new limited edition model of just 1500 pieces worldwide. Meet the Breitling Top Time Deus Limited Edition watch – a companion for adventure seekers and fans of vintage motorcycles alike.
The release of the Breitling Top Time Deus Limited Edition watch coincides with a new achievement for the Swiss watchmaker. It has just welcomed the new role of official timekeeper for the Deus Swank Rally – a vintage bike race that has occurred all over the world, particularly in France, Italy, Bali and Australia to mention just a few. The Top Time Deus watch isn’t only geared towards motorcycle fans however, as Breitling CEO Georges Kern explains:
“Bikers, boarders, surfers, digital nomads … this is a timepiece for dynamic people of action, purpose, and style. Our versatile Top Time Deus celebrates having the freedom to explore the world your way, at your pace.”
The new model which is now available to purchase from Berry’s Jewellers is crafted from stainless steel and measures 41mm. It appeals to racing fans, sportsmen and dedicated collectors of Breitling watches alike. Backed by those behind Australian business, Deus Ex Machina, the watch unites a love of classic vintage motorcycles and is described by Breitling’s Deus Squad as authentic and enthusiastic. The Squad is backed by Hawaiian competitive surfer, Sierra Lerback and French motorcycle engineer and designer, Jeremy Tagand, who have both been involved in Deus Ex Machina for some years now.
The Breitling Top Time Deus Limited Edition Watch
The exclusive Breitling Top Time Deus Limited Edition watch is first and foremost, a racing-inspired timepiece with a clear retro vibe. Its chronograph dial is accompanied by black-filled squircle-shaped counters in a bicompax layout. Breitling’s previous Top Time models have been based on an original 1964 timepiece with a “Zorro” or bowtie design running through the centre of the dial. Since then the Breitling Top Time watch has received a redesigned case and has acquired additional “Top Time” lettering to its surface. Last year the steel Breitling Top Time Deus Limited Edition A23310121G1X1 watch was a close representation of the 1960’s version. This time around, this slightly enlarged iteration has acquired the “In benzin veritas” adage inside a black tachymeter scale, which surrounds the outer edge of a silver display.
Legible Super-LumiNova coated hands and stick hour markers take residence upon the dial of this limited edition Breitling watch. Vibrant orange accents seen in the central chronograph hands and the sub-dial hands join a lighter orange shade seen in the main hour and minute indices. In addition to the 1/4th of a second and the 30-minute chronograph counters, the new Breitling Top Time Deus Limited Edition watch also features a lightning bolt design on the central chronograph hand, nodding to the speed and adrenaline of the racetrack.
Inside the model’s 30-meter water-resistant stainless steel case is the Breitling 23 Calibre, capable of a 48-hour power reserve. It beats to the rhythm of 28,800 vibrations per hour and is certified to COSC standards of accuracy. In addition to this, it features a unilateral with ball-bearing structure and an oscillating pinion for enhanced performance. The movement is concealed behind a specially engraved steel caseback, which depicts an image of a vintage motorcyclist meticulously engraved by Carby Tuckwell, creative director for Deus. The new Breitling Top Time Deus Limited Edition watch also features a screw-down crown with one gasket, polished push-pieces at 2 and 4 o’clock on the side of the case (for effortless handling over the chronograph features) and a convex sapphire crystal glass front, treated with anti-reflective technology. It secures around the wrist, imparting a vintage vibe with a classic brown racing-themed calfskin strap and a traditional stainless steel pin buckle.
Suffice to say, the Breitling Top Time Deus Limited Edition watch will fit easily on the wrist of vintage chronograph collectors. For more information on the watch or to purchase a limited edition piece for yourself, you can email our sales team at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us directly through Live Chat on our website.