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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

From Govberg with love: Limited Edition Breitling Chronomat 44

Philadelphia based Govberg Jewelers have formed an exclusive partnership between Breitling and themselves which has resulted in the Chronomat 44 Special Edition timepiece; a strictly limited series of 50 numbered pieces.

The watch, specially designed for Govberg's Breitling worshipping customers, is in brushed stainless steel and features a sapphire crystal exhibition caseback displaying the Breitling Calibre 01 movement, a key movement for the brand since its introduction in 2009.

Govberg Jewelers are the longest established Breitling dealer in North America and as such they really wanted to collaborate on a model exclusively for their clientele of keen collectors.

“Over the past twenty-five years, we have watched Breitling transition from its ‘infancy’ to a horological superpower with a true cult following,” Third generation President & CEO of Govberg Jewelers Danny Govberg said. “We are honored to celebrate the Breitling collector community with such an exceptional timepiece.”

The 44mm case features the characteristic high-polish finish found throughout many models in the Breitling collection. Its functions include hours, minutes, seconds, date and chronograph. The model also has a power reserve of 70 hours and is water resistant to 500 metres.

The dial is in black and charcoal with a central second hand and chronograph subdial hands accented in the brand’s signature yellow. The dial has a unidirectional rotating ratcheted bezel and is priced at $9,590.

For a closer look and more information, you can talk to Govberg Jewelers Breitling enthusiast, sales associate George Mayer at 484-270-2045.

About Govberg Jewelers

Govberg Jewelers opened for business in 1922 when young watchmaker, and diamond expert, Albert Govberg opened a family-run specialty store along Philadelphia’s historic Jewelers Row. Close to 90 years later, Govberg Jewelers is celebrated as a true Philadelphia icon, bringing exquisite wares to the people of a city rich in history and tradition. Under the dynamic leadership of Albert’s grandson Danny Govberg, who proudly works alongside his sons, Brian and Marc, this seasoned jeweler has garnered a well earned reputation far beyond the Philadelphia City limits.

Visit the Govberg Jewelers site

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