Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Help & tips > Other/general  
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02.04.2012, 13:51
WelshBoyo's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Zug
Posts: 153
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanked 57 Times in 43 Posts
WelshBoyo has earned some respectWelshBoyo has earned some respect
Breitling watch battery?

The battery on my Breitling chrono colt has finally run out. Now I know I need to send it off to Breitling at vast sums of money to get a new battery fitted and for it to have a service (worse than a car this!). Does anyone know what sort of price I am looking at, how long it takes and can I send it directly to Breitling or do I need to use an agent e.g. the watch shop in Zug?

Worst I've got a nice watch thread ;-)
Reply With Quote
Old 02.04.2012, 13:58
bigblue2's Avatar
Forum Legend
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Glarus
Posts: 8,082
Groaned at 484 Times in 403 Posts
Thanked 14,715 Times in 5,780 Posts
bigblue2 has a reputation beyond reputebigblue2 has a reputation beyond reputebigblue2 has a reputation beyond reputebigblue2 has a reputation beyond reputebigblue2 has a reputation beyond reputebigblue2 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Breitling watch battery?

unless its still under warantee then just take it to your local watch shop and let them change the battery. battery watches don't really need to be serviced unless there is something wrong with it, or you really have money to burn by letting them clean it (but they do a very good job of cleaning it)

the only difference between your local shoe shop repair type place and breitling is breitling will guarantee its waterproofness afterwards and may give you an extra years warantee, which is a pretty expensive way to get one

Think I paid 25chf for a battery change for my Tag, instead of the 350chf tag wanted.

eta - my tag was still waterproof afterwards
Reply With Quote
Old 06.04.2012, 05:28
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: LA,USA
Posts: 3
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
megancheung has no particular reputation at present
Re: Breitling watch battery?

Can anybody tell me if breitling wtches are battery powered these days or if they still need winding up? And do they really keep good time by todays standards?
Reply With Quote

breitling, watch

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Watch Battery Replacement - Zurich Ed Pummelon Other/general 16 04.08.2013 23:04
Volunteers for the Breitling Sion AirShow 2011 Bertrand - Geneva Other/general 22 04.09.2012 17:31
Breitling watches - ever on sale? beetlenut Other/general 13 01.12.2011 15:47
Spitfire on the Breitling building Flashman4 General off-topic 35 05.06.2008 10:22

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 07:23.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0