Nº 1940 GREEN AVIATION WATCH:
Launched Wednesday, 20 September 2017 & built in Britain. Nº 1940 green aviation watch by WT Author is set six years after our fourth Chapter. It marks the Battle of Britain therefore referencing the military campaign of the Second World War. The Royal Air Force defended the Britain against the German Air Force attacks from the end of June 1940. Our signature silhouette takes on an aggressive aesthetic by looking to aircraft gauges of the era. Each watch is finished beautifully with our refined 22mm handmade leather strap.
We build our products using tailor-made components from every corner of the globe (from USA to South America, Asia to Switzerland and of course, Britain).
Utilising matt surfaces the green aviation watch measures 45 mm across, 50 mm high including the lugs with an overall case depth of 12.5 mm. The dials utilise indices taking influence directly from 1940’s aircraft panels and are enhanced with unique hour markers. Each finished product utilises a bespoke dial design that brings high contrast.Traditionally formed custom-made hands complete the dial. The aviation watch has been modernised with a bespoke “casino chip” enamel screw down back, signature red aluminium crown embossed with our brand’s iconic trademark and Citizen 9015 automatic movement.
Each Nº 1940 leather watch strap has been handmade in Britain using vegetable tanned dyed through shoulder. The rich colour which is treated with waxes and oils offers a distressed effect which lightens in colour when folded or turned. The natural grain is left intact to show all the growth marks and unique character therefore giving a distinctive antique look with this mellow feeling skin. The strap has been designed and manufactured to fit a 22mm lug width with an overall thickness of 3mm. It is embossed with the WT Author ‘A’ trademark. Each strap is completed with a polished stainless steel buckle and finished with rounded, burnished strap edges.
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