A watch with Real history, a Real story and Real quality.
Master watchmakers Berthet, have been producing fine mechanical wristwatches, pocket watches and complications since 1888. The characteristics of its timepieces, include hand wound movements, in-house skeletons & original complications, that make Berthet a distinctive French brand with a powerful identity.
Assembled by master watchmakers, the Vintage Aviateur H46, is a mechanical watch whose quality and authenticity are obvious from the very first glance. A gratifying feature of this watch is the flat mineral glass display case back. Which brings the opportunity to watch the movement, and the hand wound movement. Further enhanced with Cotes de Geneve decoration, blue screws, pink rubies and the balance wheel spinning back and forth six times a second. Allowing you to discover for yourself the pure pleasure of winding up this handsome timepiece.
With a fluted case band this finely crafted model is a slim 11mm & generous 46mm diameter. Note the slightly domed watch glass, protecting a smart black dial with its sub dial carefully placed at 6 positon, is tastefully decorated with large art deco style numerals & stylish aviation model needles. Further enhancing is the 22mm Leather alligator strap with its classic pin buckle that gives this fine-looking model a lot of presence on the wrist.
Not only distinctive from its outer appearance, this mechanical timepiece with its own tiny beating heart is produced meeting high standards of quality. All components selected for Berthet provide exceptional accuracy. The movement is powered by the stable ETA Unitas 6498-2, and it has a balance running at 21,600 vibrations per second, 3 Hertz, 18 jewels, and a power reserve of 48/50 hours.
Always popular The Vintage Aviateur has a classical vintage look, typical of early aviator watches. A winning theme & style, which will be the inspiration for further beautiful models in the future.