The Breitling company began designing and manufacturing watches in 1884. Today, the company remains one of the last independent Swiss brands. Breitling advertises its philosophy as “An Obsession with Quality” and that's one reason their watches are the preferred timepieces of pilots and aviators around the world. Breitling watches feature superior performance and exquisite style, bolstered by rugged design that stands up to demanding environments and punishing conditions. All watch models are equipped with chronometer-certified movements developed exclusively in their own workshops. This devotion to reliability is something that is unique among the major watch brands. With a birthplace of the modern chronograph, master of precision, and authentic partner of aviation – Breitling is one of the worlds' most renowned watch brands.