To mark this anniversary Breitling unveiled a limited edition Cosmonaute at Baselworld 2012. The new Cosmonaute still retains the classic Cosmonaute look with the 24 hour dial, which I like, but with the addition of a date and applied Breitling logo, which I don’t as they clutter up the dial.
I’ve always liked the Cosmonaute, I own a sixties ref. 806 Navitimer, but this edition is a bit too busy. Breitling made the Cosmonaute in the nineties, including a Scott Carpenter edition, which were closer to the original.
|Applied Breitling logo|
Inside this edition is the in-house Breitling Caliber 02 movement, hand-wound with column wheel and vertical clutch. Case is 43 mm in diameter. Limited to 1962 pieces. – SJX
|Aurora 7 logo on the case back|