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PANZERA Flieger F47 ARADO (Pilot’s Watch)

$699.00 $465.00

The PANZERA Flieger F47-01D ARADO is a classic German 47mm automatic pilots watch. In 1940, the German Reichsluftfahrtministerium (Imperial Air Ministry) created a specification for a Flieger watch (‘Flieger’ is German for ‘Pilot’) for it’s pilots to use for timing and navigation during flights. Also known as “Beobachtungsuhren” or “B-Uhren” (observation watches) Two dial types were defined – Baumuster A and Baumuster B. The PANZERA Flieger F47-01D ARADO is a faithful homage to the Baumuster A design, that was produced from 1940 to January 1941:

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Description

-MOVEMENT Selfwinding Mechanical / Date Function
-CASE Stainless Steel (316L)
-DIAMETER 47mm
-BACK Screwed in with exhibition display
-JEWEL 22 Jewels
-POWER RESERVE 40 hrs
-CROWN Screw-in
-STRAP Soft handmade black leather with crocodile pattern. Deployment clasp
-WEIGHT 124 gr.
-THICKNESS 11mm
-WATER RESISTANCE 5 ATM (50m)
-GLASS Hardened mineral crystal with anti-reflective coating

The PANZERA Flieger F47-01D ARADO is a classic German 47mm automatic pilots watch. In 1940, the German Reichsluftfahrtministerium (Imperial Air Ministry) created a specification for a Flieger watch (‘Flieger’ is German for ‘Pilot’) for it’s pilots to use for timing and navigation during flights. Also known as “Beobachtungsuhren” or “B-Uhren” (observation watches) Two dial types were defined – Baumuster A and Baumuster B. The PANZERA Flieger F47-01D ARADO is a faithful homage to the Baumuster A design, that was produced from 1940 to January 1941:

-Large size dial
-Arabic numerals 1 to 11
-Triangle with 2 dots at the 12 o’clock position
-Highly distinctive diamond shaped crown to enable winding/adjustment whilst wearing flying gloves
-Hacking movement (the second hand stops when pulling out the crown – essential for precise time setting)

This classic Panzera Flieger design is as relevant and functional today is it was over 70 years ago, and remains popular with pilots, aviators and aviation fans around the world The PANZERA Flieger F47-01D ARADO has a 47mm diameter, (excluding crown) and 13mm thick 316L stainless steel case, with a brushed/polished finish. The movement is a nicely decorated PZ-2BA0 automatic with 22 jewels, Date function and 40 hour power reserve, that can be admired through the exhibition display case back. Accuracy is excellent at +/-10 seconds/day.

The beautifully clear black dial has crisp white Arabic numerals and index, power reserve sub-dial at the 12 o’clock position and seconds sub-dial at the 6 o’clock position. Hands, index and numerals are treated with long-lasting lume, making the watch highly usable at night time The distinctive diamond shaped crown at the 3 o’clock position is faithful to the original Flieger design and is a screw down design, that helps provide water resistance of 50 metres / 5 ATM / 165 feet The black 24mm strap is high-quality leather with croco print and has a high-quality polished push-button butterfly clasp, engraved with the PANZERA logo. The strap has a gentle Italian taper down to 16mm

The PANZERA Flieger F47-01D ARADO is a high-quality German automatic pilot’s watch built to a classic German design, and represents outstanding value for money. The watch is individually serial numbered on it’s case back and comes with a user manual and international warranty card in a high-quality presentation box. (2 years international warranty)* * Register online for the 2nd year

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Weight1 lbs

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