Dodane Type 23 Chronograph watch 1234567 A navigational instrument for all circumstances
Staggeringly accurate and beautiful to behold the Dodane Type 23 Chronograph is designed and assembled in Besançon, France. Equipped with the supreme precision flyback Dubois-Depraz 2030/42030 caliber, noted by the French air-force for its high quality of design and precision.
Fusing horological prowess with exquisite aesthetics, each timepiece's movement can, on specific request be certified by the Time and Frequency Department of the Besançon Official Monitoring and Measurement Observatory. The Observatory is also one of the experts participating in the bi-annual International ChronometryCompetition, which provides awards to the most accurate watches in the world.
The crown prince of tool watches is 42.5mm with a brushed finish. Solidly forged from stainless it's truly amazing how much horological wonder lie under its par excellence Sapphire crystal, anti-scratch face (hardness of 9 on Mohs scale, or of 1,800 on Vickers scale): 42-hour power reserve, two-way automatic winding on ball bearings, Sealing at 10 bar, pressure, vacuum, oil bath, 45 rubies, 28800 Alt / h (4hz): needle timing at 1/5 of a second and of course there is so much more. In the air, pilot or passenger, spectator or sportsman this rare technical delight is guaranteed to record the exact moment of time.
Honing the skills learned and developed over their long history of excellence dating back to 1857, Dodane are justifiably proud of of their spectacular and legendary aviation tool watch. Using the finest materials available the skill and fine finishings are abundantly evident, to ensure durability a brushed bidirectional bezel with 60-minute encryption, Superluminova C3 Luminescent Dial Encryption, plus minutes and seconds chronograph with second stop device. Notable is the contemporary format which provides optimum readability, in line with the French military specification requirements.
Adding to this superb achievement is a sophisticated ink black leather strap. Handmade from the supplest of calf leather it cloaks the wrist for optimal comfort and opulence. As an option, Dodane have made available a stunning array of other bracelets including a handsome stainless steel bracelet, and luxurious matte brown alligator strap.