The Production Date for your Breitling watch can be determined by the following two methods:
Dating by the Case:
The date your case was produced can be determined by a code located between the 6 O’clock lugs in newer Breitling models as shown in the picture of the 2006 Breitling Cockpit A49350 below.
On some models, like the new Navitimer Montbrillant Legende, the case and bracelet are made to fit together, therefore, there is not enough space to stamp the production date between the lugs. As a result, the date stamp will be on the back of the bottom lug and not between them.
Dating by the Bracelet:
Similar to the code on the case, Breitling watches with metal bracelets have a date code located on the back of the top bracelet link, as shown in the photograph of the Breitling Chronomat GT below.
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