Should the budding young horologist actually know what the 1960s looked like on the wrist and again pull the dreaded granddad card on you (ouch!), let’s go somewhere bold, brash and entirely free of vintage cues. We turn briskly to the cutting-edge of composites and reliable SuperQuartz with the flashy black and red battle-ready version of the new perfect fake Breitling Endurance Pro.
A large, featherlight matte black case in Breitlight composite is not for the shy of wrist with its 44mm diameter, but might tick the awesome box for a young athlete or budding adventurer. In essence, it’s a tough tool watch, resolutely modern in its appearance. I’ll have to admit it is a bold move from AAA quality replica Breitling, and feels fresh amid what is a very monochrome scene for big brand chronographs.
Large rubber-shrouded crown and tactile pushers make this a great sports watch, while the combination of composite and rubber (yes, we do like that red logo strap), makes it shrink on the wrist. What 18-year-old wears a slim dress shirt anyway, come on … This is a bit over the budget but might well be worth it.