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The A-13A Pilot Watch is a tool, it serves the sole purpose of telling the time in the most accurate, reliable, legible way possible. Both as a timepiece and as a chronograph. It is designed to be robust and to keep out dust and water; it’s made to last. We also think it has an added bonus: it looks cool as hell. But then, purpose-built things usually do.

Product Specifications

  • Brushed stainless steel case
  • 42mm diameter
  • 13mm thickness
  • 52mm lug to lug
  • 20mm lug width
  • 100 m water resistance
  • Double coated, antireflective domed sapphire crystal
  • Screw-down caseback
  • Screw-down, signed crown
  • ETA 251.264 quartz central minute counter chronograph movement
  • Morellato cordura/kevlar strap with signed buckle
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Dear all I would like to share with you my quest for the "perfect pilot watch" that is giving me quite of a headache. I have been flying for fun since I was 18 and I had the luck to have very nice watches at my wrist, but unfortunately none of them were close to my own idea of The Perfect Pilot Watch: the aircraft clock A-13A.

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Fantastic. I can't believe that in all the decades of aviation chronos [no one has] pursued a central minute chrono. Thankfully we live in a time where one dreamer can make something like this happen. In the words of Guy Gagnier: "No dream is too big, no dreamer too small”.

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Earl G.

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In February 2016, Milan-based Paolo Fanton [...] planned to make a pilot watch, modeled on his favorite aircraft clock–the A-13A. Plenty of people say they’re going to do something. Fewer actually do it. But the pictures prove that Paolo was better than his words. [...].

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