The S1 watch conveys the simplicity of the classic avionic dials found in the Spitfire cockpit. Housed in a precision billet machined matt black PVD case and matching ZW DSL lugs is a distinct black dial with period numerals and indexes, clearly defined avionics style hands,and a standout red tipped sweep seconds hand. The classic dial is framed by a simple brushed steel bezel ring and the hands and dial are highlighted with SuperLuminova X1 luminous pigment. The rear of the S1 watch has an inset engraved silver disc with technical plan view of a Spitfire encased with the graphic markings of a P8 compass.
The watch is powered by the stellar Swiss ETA 2824 automatic movement thus ensuring it never misses a beat. Hand and date adjustment are by a brass finished locking screw crown modelled on the joystick gun platform fire button, a feature once so familiar to those brave young RAF pilots during the Battle of Britain. The watch is fitted with a ZW handmade vintage leather strap with contrasting stitching and an engraved black PVD buckle.
Latitude and Longitude reference the Woolston Spitfire factory
Date code references the maiden flight from Eastleigh Aerodrome
Dial design based on a Smith cockpit clock
Crown modelled on the joystick gun platform fire button
Watch back disk insert engraved with Spitfire technical drawing surrounded by the graphics from a P8 compass
44mm diameter, black PVD, 316L stainless steel billet, with eight machined flutes
Match machined, black PVD, 316L stainless steel DSL lugs
Black PVD back with inset polished 316L stainless steel engraved disc
Brass finished screw crown, modelled on the joystick gun platform fire button. 316L stainless steel with triple seal technology
Custom double curved domed sapphire glass with blue AR coating on the internal surface
Self-winding ball bearing rotor
Power reserve ~38 hours
Water resistance: 10ATM (100m) 100% tested
Black enamel over brass substrate with over printed vintage dial numerals and aviation indicators highlighted in SuperLuminova X1 luminous pigment
Old radium avionic style hands, coated in SuperLuminova X1 luminous pigment
Vintage red tipped sweep hand with inset SuperLuminova X1 triangle
22mm lug width
49.6mm lug to lug pin spacing
22/22mm Custom handmade leather strap
Single wide sliding keeper loop
Matt black 316L stainless steel buckle with engraved ZW logo
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