Breitling Bentley Barnato 42 Midnight Carbon Watch – Press Release

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by Watch it Admin on September 17, 2012

in Breitling, Latest Reviews, Product Information, Sports Watch Reviews


Press Release by Breitling for Bentley

A black-clad sports model Barnato. The name of the most famous among the “Bentley Boys”, the men engaged in a passionate pursuit of victories and accomplishments that included winning the Le Mans 24 Hours Race no less than five times between 1924 and 1930. Also the name of an exceptional chronograph combining superlative style with peerless performance.

Breitling for Bentley now interprets this sporty model in a 1,000-piece limited edition entirely clothed in black – from the case made of a
steel that is the color of night thanks to a highly resistant carbon-based treatment, through the dial to the supple and sturdy rubber strap. The
“instrument panel” appearance is reinforced by the chromed steel-rimmed counters, the red accents and a tachometric scale on the inner bezel. The generous size of the bezel heights the effect of the elegant raised knurled motif inspired by the famous Bentley radiator grilles.

The large hour-markers and the oversized hands enhanced by a luminescent coating guarantee easy reading of the time in any circumstances, even in the heat of action. This ardent and sophisticated sports model is powered by a selfwinding chronograph movement chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) – the ultimate token of precision and reliability.

Bentley Barnato 42 Midnight Carbon: the stuff of a champion.

Breitling Bentley Barnato 42 Midnight Carbon – Technical Details

Movement: Breitling Calibre 41B, officially chronometer-certified by the COSC, selfwinding

high-frequency (28,800 vph)

38 jewels.

1/4th second chronograph, 30-minute and 12-hour totalisers.


Case: black steel,

1,000-piece limited series.

Water-resistant to 100 m.

Screw-locked crown.

Cambered sapphire crystal, glareproofed on both sides.

Diameter: 42 mm.

Dial: Black Ice.

Strap: rubber.

If you like the Breitling for Bentley Barnato 42 Midnight Carbon Watch, why not see our article on the original Bentley Barnato 42 released earlier this year here or even the story of the Bentley boys and the Barnato Chronograph.


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