This Breitling Colt II is in excellent condition with one obvious scratch on the side of the case (shown in the photo here in this listing). The bracelet’s chain links do not have any noticeable scratches or swirls, but the bracelet’s clasp does have fine swirls.
Transitionally named the Colt Automatic II, this watch is simple, elegant, and classy. The Colt II goes great with most outfits – whether it’s a suit, sweater or T-shirt. The Colt II is powered by Breitling’s workhorse and COSC-certified Caliber 17 movement with a 40-hour power reserve and keeps excellent time. The Colt was initially developed for the armed forces and thus has a reputation for reliability, precision, and functionality.
One of the best features on the Colt II are the oversized hands which make for easy readability. After being out in the sun for a little while, the Colt’s hands and hour index markers glow in the dark like lightsabers, thanks to the Super-LumiNova strontium aluminate–based non-radioactive and non-toxic photoluminescent pigment.
The Colt’s blue dial treatment includes a guilloché pattern with contrasting grooves which really pops and makes this one quite the looker. The sapphire crystal is double anti-reflective coated which gives the dial a gorgeous bluish-purple hue at certain angles. And, because of the heavy anti-reflective coating, the sapphire crystal also seems to “disappear” which allows the dial to show off all its beautiful details. Right below the triangle index at the twelve o’clock position is the signature Breitling wings logo. Another elegant touch that Breitling did for the recessed dial on the Colt is the shallow “rehaut” (French) or “flange” (English).
The Colt II comes with the Pro II bracelet which has an attractive flat and streamlined look, along with its highly polished surface. This style of bracelet is one of the most comfortable chain-link watch bands around. Note that when you have the bracelet resized to fit your wrist, it is strongly recommended to make sure the clasp is centered to the middle of the bracelet as this will afford the highest level of wearing comfort.
Model: Colt Automatic (2006)
Production Years: 2006-2011
Case Materials Available: Steel
Movement: Breitling 17
Power Reserve: 40 Hours
Water Resistance: 500m
Bracelet: Professional II
Lug Width: 20mm
Watchwinder Direction: Both
Reference/Model Number: A17380