There are not many independent watchmakers in the world, but Breitling was once belonging to them. However, on April 28, 2017, CVC announced that FUnd VI would purchase 80% equity of Breitling, which had shocked the watchmaking industry and watch lovers.
For the fans of popular fake Breitling, what they concern more is the products themselves. In the Baselworld held this year, Breitling gave them their answers. There’s a significant change that some watch lovers are interested while some others can’t accept – The logo of Breilting has been changed to be a simple “B”.
Some Breitling fans think that the new timepieces lost its original taste when the wings on the logo has been removed. In fact, that logo with the wings was not the original prototype of the brand, which was first appear on a chronograph in 1950s. Later in the end of 1970s majority models had been designed with that logo.
However, the change of the new Breitling is not just about the logo. From the Breitling Navitimer copy watch with black leather strap we will find that the style of the brand has changed to be more simple and elegant, which is in line with the aesthetics of majority people nowadays. It is not as strong as before.