This year, Hanhart is launching a new addition to the house’s legendary chonographs: The Primus Desert Pilot, which sports a trendy outdoor look with a sand-blasted case and a sand-coloured dial and fabric strap.
Celebrating its 130th anniversary in 2012, the Swiss-German watch brand is known for its precision-perfect and absolutely reliable instrument watches designed for use in the air, on the land and on the sea.
Movement: HAN3809 modified automatic chronograph movement (bicompax), based on the Valjoux 7750 calibre; 28,800 vibrations per hour, 4 Hz; 28 jewels; rotor with a skeletonised Hanhart logo; power reserve of min. 42 hours
Functions: Small seconds at 9 o’clock, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, date display at 6 o’clock
Case: Sand-blasted stainless steel; anodised aluminium red reset button; fluted bezel with inlaid red marking; convex, internally anti-reflective sapphire glass; screwed-down, internally anti-reflective sapphire glass case back; large screw in crown; flexible lugs; diameter 44 mm, height 15 mm; water-resistant to 10 bar/100 m
Dial: Sand-coloured; with black Super-LumiNova®-coated, luminous Arabic numeral, index marks and hands
Strap: Fabric strap; folding clasp with inlaid red marking (anodised aluminium) made from sand-blasted stainless steel
Inspired by the desire for freedom and adventure, the Primus Desert Pilot highlights the independence of the wearer. Available end of summer for CHF 5950 / € 4250.
Photos: Courtesy of Hanhart