1970’s Breitling Bullhead 2117

£5,500.00

The Breitling 2117 Bullhead is a beast of a watch. Part of the funky design produced through the 70’s. The bullhead refers to the pushers being located at the top of the watch, much like the horns of a bull. The style is more in keeping with the handheld stopwatches used to time sporting events making it popular with sportsmen. Referred to as the “Pult Pupitre” This unusual name was created from both the German and French words for desk. This is because the watch is wedge shaped thinner at the bottom and larger at the top. It has the appearance of an old sloping school desk the ones where you could lift the lid.

The bullhead was available in brown and blue, and also a mechanical version where the crown was placed at 12 instead of 6. A cool unusual watch that screams retro and arcs back to a very innovative time.

Interesting Fact “The Cal 12 Movement was the first automatic chronograph made in collaboration between Heuer,Breilting,Hamilton-Buren and Dubois-Depraz “

Dial Colour: Brown

Collection: Bullhead 2117

Style: Male

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Case Diameter (mm): 42mm Lug to lug 48.6mm

Clasp: Pin Buckle

Strap: Brown Leather

Glass: Plexi

Movement: Automatic Chronograph Cal 12

Water Resistance: N/A

Features: Chronograph

Stock Code: BRT041

The watch comes with a two year guarantee.

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