Aerowatch Chronograph Vintage (40s)

The other limited edition the newest intends to exhibit at Baselworld 2012 show is Les Grandes Classiques Venus 203 timepiece (reference amount A 93955 AA01). Its main feature is that the renowned Venus 203 mechanical hand-wound motion that has been constructed by Ateliers Venus SA at the middle of the previous century. This caliber, just like the one in the first product by Aerowatch, features rhodium plating and Côtes de Genève decoration. It includes 17 jewels and its balance oscillates 18,000 times during the course of an hour. A power reserve featured in the movement which was created in 1950 is 36 hours.Aerowatch Les Grandes Classiques Venus 203 is housed in a round glistening stainless steel case that is 41 mm wide and has a clear case back that is secured with six screws. The very first timepiece from the firm using Venus 203 standard has a silvered dial with sun-brushed pattern. Its overall high-class appearance is further accentuated with polished baton-shaped indicators and hands. More similarities with 1942 Chronograph can be found when we turn focus on its calendar. Date is indicated on a scale located on the flange (through the inclusion of an additional hand), while month and day screens sit on the very top of the. The six o’clock position is that the place of moon phase indicator. Its silver encounter is paired with java brown leather strap (20 mm wide) that closes with an engraved folding buckle.The next model by Aerowatch, which is insired from the organization’s roots, is full of qualities that appeal to observe aficionados that cherish traditional design. Its name is Dark Tornado (reference amount A 50931 N001) and it is a component of the manufacturer’s Renaissance grande squelette lineup of products.As the name of the series indicate, it’s a watch with a skeletonized dial that shows-off the hand-winding pocket watch movement Unitas 6498-1 with lovely curved lines (which are probably responsible for the name “Tornado”). read more