STARTIMER PILOT HERITAGE CHRONOGRAPH
THE MONO-PUSHER TRADITION
The aeronautically-inspired Alpina watch collection welcomes a new member available in three versions. This cushion-shaped mono-pusher chronograph is powered by a self-winding movement.
Launched in Autumn 2018, the Startimer Pilot Heritage collection, which, as the name suggests, is inspired by the aviation sector, is expanding at the end of this summer by welcoming a mono-pusher chronograph. Controlled with a single button enabling you to start, stop, and reset the stopwatch, this tool keeps the typical silhouette of sports watches from the 1970s, which is a fortunate coincidence since it is in this sector that Alpina has stood out since 1938 with the famous Alpina 4, a very popular timepiece among thrill-seekers, particularly mountain climbers.
This new series named Startimer Pilot Heritage Chronograph has a steel cushion-shaped case with a mix of polished and bushed finish surfaces and its size (42 x 40.75 mm) suits both men and women. The screw-in case back and crown withstand dives up to 100 m. The famous pusher is located on the side of the case at 2 o’clock and controls the chronograph function.
At the heart of this metal case beats the AL-727 caliber, a mechanical self-winding movement developed by La Joux-Perret, vibrating at 4 Hz and offering a power reserve of 55 hours.
On the dial, three shades are on offer, each with its own personality: a silver disc with gray anthracite counters for a vintage effect; blue with silver counters and lacquered red second and 30-minute hands for a sporty style; or even completely blue with white chronograph seconds for a classic look.
Price: 2,895 CHF
By Sharmila Bertin
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