Tech Specs from Breitling:
I don't know what to make of this if I'm honest, as I have admittedly been brainwashed as well. In purchasing decisions, I have used the "Swiss Made" criteria and have attached a premium to that label, even though I know of the somewhat slippery definitions involved.
ABTW: Again as CEO, does Pierre DeRoche feel more like a design company or a tech company?
Recently, the Swiss National Council decided to to increase the minimum share of Swiss value for industrial products from 50% to 60%. What this means is that for watches to qualify as “Swiss Made”, 60% of the cost price of the timepiece be manufactured in Switzerland. In this article, we discuss the reasons behind this move and also the implications of having the benchmark raised to 60%.
I've always liked these tonneau-style divers with round dials. They offer a chunky, durable appeal that is nevertheless very comfortable on the wrist. The almost lugless style helps ensure that despite the size, the case fits on most all wrists. Longio includes a black silicon strap with the Zhuke, as well as a black leather strap. They even offer a useful strap changing tool. I bet there are a lot of interesting strap options that would look good on this piece.