Dodane Type 23 Flyback Chronograph : Handsome & Supremely functional Aviation Watch
Dodane, Alphonse Dodane & François-Xavier Joubert founded this French watch company in 1857. Based in Châtillon le Duc, with skills honed over the generations, Cedric Dodane 5th generation of the founder of the company, produced Type 23, in the spirit of original Dodane by utilizing ETA 2892 with Dubois Dépraz chronograph module. Popular with aviation & watch enthusiasts each creation is a unique timepiece featuring the very best movements and the painstaking work of master craftsmen. The stunningly designed Type 23 Flyback, was created through successful collaboration with Julien Thiebaud, designer and watch enthusiast.
Seen here, the Type 23 Flyback military sports watch, epitomises the principle of high quality watch making. With exactness powered by ETA 2892 “Chronometer” movement with Dubois Dépraz flyback. The ingenious flyback function allows it to be instantly reset during the chronograph’s operation by pressing the lower push button, without having to first stop the operation with the higher push button. In addition to sporting a bi-directional, black anodized bezel for measuring the time between known waypoints. The two neatly sized chronograph registers, read with precision the minutes and seconds.
Note the handsomely housed 42.5mm case & 13.9mm height. If you take a look at the case edge, you'll notice the crown bears a majestic eagle, which is the coat of arms for town of Besançon. Due to its uncompromising size and masculine case shape, whether worn under shirt cuffs or sweater the Type 23 rests well on the wrist, even after extended wear.
Manufactured according to the latest technology and with the highest quality of materials associated with precision movement. Dressing up this magnificent watch, is a thick and soft calf skin strap. Which closes securely with a silver deployment clasp adorned with Dodane 1857. Further enhancing the look are hollowed sides on the lugs for the screws stylised in the shape of an air plane.
The well laid out dial is further complimented by the generous amount of C3 lume on the hands and numerals. A strategically placed tachymeter and lumed seconds hand make great use of the tachymeter scale in low light.
Aesthetically pleasing this clean crisp design, successfully meets stringent technical specifications which were provided by the French Ministry of Defense. Making The Type 23 Flyback a highly functional collectable for those whose desire to own a civilian variant of a model used by the French air force. Find out more about Dodane by visiting their official website - http://www.dodane1857.com