Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Flieger

From Hager -

Courtesy of Hager

Now before we go any further, to be clear I am partial, and biased towards Hager.  If you look to the right, you will see their mini banner, and while I am a fan of the watches, I also know that it is important to be transparent.  So we are going to stick to JUST THE FACTS.  This is the Flieger.

42.5 bead-blasted stainless steel with an exhibition back.  The movement is ETA's 2824.  The dial is listed as a Type B Flieger.

Here are all the pertinents -

Caliber: Swiss ETA 2824 automatic mechanical movement (self-winding)

Functions: Quick correction hours, minutes and seconds, second hand hacking

Total Diameter: 11.5 linge (25.6mm)

Height: 4.6mm

Jewels: 26 Jewels

Power Reserve: 40 Hours
Beat Rate: 4Hz/28'800 vibrations per hour/ Novodiac Shock Absorber

Accuracy: -10/+30 seconds per day

Material: 316L Marine grade stainless steel with a Bead Blasted Finish

Diameter: 42.5mm excluding crown

Height: Case height 9.5mm (13.5mm from the bottom of the case to the top of the sapphire crystal)

Length: 53mm lug to lug

Lug Width: 22mm

Water Resistance: 100m/330ft

Case Back: Solid steel screwed Exhibition caseback

Crystal: Domed, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal

Dial: Type B Flieger dial with luminous indexes

Hands: Blued outlined Type B sword hands with lumed with SuperLuminova C3

Crown: 7mm Screw-down

Bracelet: Leather Zulu Nato strap made by Eakin Street Studios (Alexandria) and an additional 2 piece leather band.

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