For tough guys only: The Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMT

The Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMT is for tough guys only

Following the launch of the Chronofighter Vintage which celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Chronofighter series, Graham issues the latest stamp in the iconic Chronofighter family’s passport. A timepiece that’s cool about being in two places at once. It seems the right time and right place for this model dat combines sophisticated contemporary horology with visible vintage flashbacks.

The Chronofighter Vintage GMT integrates a second time zone in a design that takes inspirations from different eras elegantly in its stride. Parented by the series launched at the dawn of the new millennium, this model combines sophisticated contemporary horology with visible vintage flashbacks. For those men who like into dive in nostalgic masculine fantasies and want to show there fascination with time travel trips. Think heroical plane adventures and masculine 60s TV heroes, all seasoned with 70s styling detail. The family’s trademark is the stop-start trigger that again is ready for action.

G1733 automatic chronograph movement

Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMTWe all know that technical prowess makes the world go round. Don’t we? Let’s see what this Swiss made timepiece contributes to that assumption. The A G1733 automatic chronograph movement makes the two worlds of this timepiece go round – simultaneously. Firstly the dark sunbrushed dials with a radial gradient capture a wide range of shades to show off Superluminova detail, snailed counters and a rhodiated ring. Secondly the mono-directional rotation bezel, with 24 positions and a large double-disk date at 12 o’clock, are travel essentials in modern timekeeping terms. Furthermore a boxlock mechanism adds an appealing, slow, tick-tock sound to the ceramic bezel’s motion. The construction of the trigger, combining a co-axial crown and push button certainly do underline the statement of technical complexity. A see-through case back ads to the instrument character of the overall look by revealing the movement’s most intimate secrets. This watch is designed for real and aspiring globetrotters everywhere.

A little bit of Graham’s history

Graham traces its origins to London clockmaker George Graham (1673-1751) who is considered as the father of modern watch making and the inventor of the start and stop device of the chronograph, the dead-beat and cylinder escapements, to name a few. He also built the master clock for Greenwich Royal Observatory which timed the majority of the achievements by the 18th century astronomers and sailors and lots of measuring instruments for scientists. Graham SA was created in 1995 and develops atypical watches in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

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