Thursday, July 30, 2015

Eterna Royal KonTiki GMT Mechanical Watch

Eterna Royal KonTiki GMT Mechanical Watch
A legendary watch and longtime star of the Eterna collections, the KonTiki returns with a brand-new heart. And what a heart! The first of 88 possible variations of the new Calibre 39 by Eterna – a Manufacture movement based on an ultra-rational construction and capable of generating interpretations ranging from a two-hand manually-wound version through to an automatic chronograph.

Eterna Royal KonTiki GMT Mechanical Watch

And all that in chronometer-precision quality! Three screws are enough to secure any and all of the modules or sub-assemblies, themselves composed of a limited number of parts. The first variation of this refined mechanism features a dual-time display elegantly staged on a dial by means of a red pointer sweeping around a light-and-dark-shaded ring corresponding to nighttime and daytime hours. The robust and sporty new case of the Royal KonTiki borrows its sandblasted curved grooves from the 1970s models, while proudly sporting a curvaceous case that is unmistakably its own.

Movement
Mechanical automatic Eterna 3945 movement on 39 base calibre, 28 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, Spherodrive ball bearing-mounted spring barrel, 68-hour power reserve
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, dual time, day/night indication
Case
Satin-finish and polished steel, 42.30 mm Black PVD-treated crown guard and screws Scratch-resistant anti-glare sapphire crystal Water-resistant to 100 metres (10 bar / 330 ft)
Dial
Black Luminescent hands
Bracelet/strap
Black rubber with pin buckle

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