El PRIMERO STRATOS FLYBACK STRIKING 10TH

El PRIMERO STRATOS FLYBACK STRIKING 10TH BREAKING THE SPEED OF SOUND

 
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El PRIMERO STRATOS FLYBACK STRIKING 10TH

BREAKING THE SPEED OF SOUND

El PRIMERO STRATOS FLYBACK STRIKING 10TH

ZENITH - OFFICIAL TIMEKEEPER OF REDBULL STRATOS

Wearing the El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th chronograph, Zenith Ambassador Felix Baumgartner is taking the plunge in the summer of 2012

The Austrian will jump out of a capsule suspended from a balloon in the stratosphere at an altitude of over 120,000 feet / 36,5 kilometers, nearly four times higher than passenger planes typically fly.

El PRIMERO STRATOS FLYBACK SRTIKING 10TH

The project will attempt to transcend human limits that have existed for more than 50 years and smash four world records:

1 - The highest manned balloon flight
2 - The highest freefall
3 - The longest freefall time
4 - The first time in history, breaking the sound barrier with the human body

In visual terms, the counters of different colors that recall the first chronograph First created in 1969, which had an area of ​​three tones, something very unusual at the time, and is designed to improve visibility.

The darker the hour meter anthracite gray, located at 6 o'clock, emphasizes the length of time measured, while light gray small seconds at 9 o'clock symbolizes the ephemeral nature of time.

Meanwhile, the timer for 3 hours of dark blue, symbolizes the middle of this unit of measure.

In the chronograph, El Primero Stratos is also equipped with the tenth impressive measuring tenths of a second, combined with the flyback mode, particularly useful in aircraft and one of the preferred features of the pilots, as they can function to zero instantaneously chronograph with a single gesture, subtle and simple.

A watch with many details quite nice and perhaps one of the most liked was recorded on the back of the box with the following sentence:

LEARN TO LOVE WHAT YOU BEEN TAUGHT A FEAR

You can see the video of this watch here - EL PRIMERO STRATOS FLYBACK STRIKING 10TH

You can find the video of this mission here:

Video 1 - Zenith - Official Timekeeper of RedBull STRATOS

Video 2 - EL PRIMERO STRATOS FLYBACK STRIKING 10th GOING TO SPACE

Video 3 - ZENITH - BREAKING THE SPEED OF SOUND

Video Final Mission - ZENITH & FELIX BAUMGARTNER - VIDEO OF THE MISSION

And now can and must take a special look at the features of this great movement that needs no introduction.

RETAIL PRICE:

METAL BRACELET
EUROS 8,700.00

ALIIGATOR STRAP
EUROS 7,850.00

TECHNICAL DETAILS of the El PRIMERO STRATOS FLYBACK STRIKING 10TH watch

MOVEMENT:
El Primero 4057B, Automatic
Caliber 13 1/4 (Diameter: 30 mm)
Depth 6.60 mm
With 326 components
Oscillating weight with “Côtes de Genève” pattern

VIBRATIONS:
36,000 vph 5,0 (Hz)

JEWELS:
31 Jewels

POWER RESERVE:
50 hours

FUNCTIONS:
Hours and minutes in the center
Small seconds at 9 o’clock
Date indicator at 6 o’clock
1/10th of a second chronograph
60-minute counter at 6 o’clock
60-second counter at 3 o’clock
1/10th of a second indicated by the chronograph hand

CASE:
stainless steel

SIZE:
Measuring 45,50mm in diameter

DIAL:
Silver sunray with 3 colored counters
Indexes & numerals in rhodium-plated faceted with Superluminova SLN C1
Hands in rhodium-plated faceted with Superluminova SLN C1

GLASS:
Sapphire glass with antireflection treatment on both sides

WATER RESISTANCE:
10 Bar = 100 meters

STRAP:
Black alligator-leather strap with stainless steel triple folding buckle
Metal bracelet with stainless steel triple folding buckle

SITE:
www.zenith-watches.com

 
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