The new Aerowatch 1910 Hommage Chronograph Limited Edition watch is presented in feather-light titanium case, which –although rather bulky– tips the scales at some 70 grams!
Although Aerowatch is not the first brand that comes to mind when thinking about buying an affordable Swiss watch, its gadgets offer superb build quality and are equipped with reliable and robust (and well-known to just about any serviceman all over the world) mechanical movements from ETA, Unitas and Dubuis-Depraz.
When offered at a discount, their watches easily beat similar models from Longines, Tissot and the rest of the mass-produced and over-advertised crowd.
This particular model is, for example, equipped with the Dubois-Depraz caliber 285 automatic chronograph movement.
Built on 45 jewels, the movement is adorned with the famous Geneva Seal and offers standard chronograph functionality: a 30-minute counter at 9 o’clock, a 12-hour totalizer at 6 o’clock and a small seconds sub-dial at 12 o’clock.
As usual, the chronograph second hand is positioned on the same axis with the hour and minute hands.
Its signature curved lugs may look controversial to some buyers, but in fact they make the watch look even expensive than it actually is.
On the other side, getting a new strap that will fit such a design may become a real hassle. Also, the choice will be significantly limited.
Still, the Aerowatch plans to limit the model’s production to just 200 pieces, which makes it a really interesting offer.
As always, the choice is yours.
Aerowatch 1910 Hommage Chronograph Limited Edition automatic watch specification
Movement: Automatic, Dubuis-Depraz 285, 45 jewels, 28,800 vph, Swiss Made
Movement decoration: Geneva Seal
Functions: Hours, minutes, small seconds, chronograph, date
Power reserve: 44 hours
Case material: Titanium
Bezel material: Titanium
Case shape: Round
Bezel shape: Round
Case size: 44.00 mm
Lug width: N/A
Case height: N/A
Water resistance: 50 meters
Strap: Black leather with polished steel rivets, white stitching and pin buckle
Case back: Mineral