German watch brand ARCHIMEDE presents a new, smaller version of its popular pilot watch line. The brand’s popular pilot watch, the Pilot 45 KS, is very popular among connoisseurs of hand-wound aviator watches. With a diameter of 45 mm it is quite a big watch and many customers asked for a smaller version.
The new model, Pilot 42 KS Handwound measures 42mm diameter and the case is available in Ickler stainless steel or bronze. It comes fitted with brushed, sapphire crystal with antireflective coating, screw down stainless steel case back with mineral crystal. The timepiece is also available with options of solid case back and individual engraving. Depending on the version, the Pilot’s crown is made of steel or bronze. Measuring thickness of 9.9 mm, the watch case is water resistant to 5 ATM.
It houses a Swiss Made ETA 6498 mechanical manual winding movement with small seconds indication. The Pilot 42 KS Handwound features black dial with luminous Arabic numerals, indexes and blue hands with white luminous. Small seconds dial is positioned at 6’o clock.
The Pilot 42 KS Handwound starts at EUR 680 (incl. VAT), EUR 571,43 (without VAT) for steel model. Price of Pilot 42 KS Handwound bronze version is EUR 920 (incl. VAT). These timepieces can be ordered by visiting ARCHIMEDE OnlineShop.
Ickler Stainless steel case
Bronze case (CuSn8)
Hand wound movement Eta 6498, Swiss Made
Black, luminous numerals and indexes
Blue hands with white luminous
Leather black, dark brown, light brown steel bracelet, Milanaise mesh bracelet