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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic Chronograph Watch

Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic Chronograph Watch

Alpina was a renowned supplier of aviation watches to numerous European airforces in the first half of the twentieth century, and the new Startimer Pilot Automatic Chronograph "Black Star" is set to live up to its predecessors' reputation and win a place on professional pilots' wrists. All in black, it matches style with performance, beginning with the bi-compax layout of its 60-second and 30-minute counters for the instant readability that every pilot demands.

Mechanical automatic, AL-860 calibre, 30 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, 46-hour power reserve
Hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph
Stainless steel with black PVD treatment, 44 mm Convex sapphire crystal Transparent back Water-resistant to 100 metres (10 bar / 330 ft)
Grey "sunray" Luminescent numerals, luminescent hour and minute hands
Black leather

Alpina Press