In 2014, Alpina launched its Alpiner 4 collection, according to a classic model from 1938 and incorporating the “four essential features” that define a sports watch: anti-magnetism, shock resistance, water-resistance, and stain-resistance. This year, the newest adds two new members to the Alpina 4 household, the Alpiner 4 Automatic along with the The Alpiner 4 Automatic, the initial simple, three-hand date model in the collection, includes a 44-mm stainless steel case plus a bidirectional rotating bezel that may be used for timing events. The movement is Alpina’s automatic Caliber AL-525, with 26 stones, a 28,800-vph frequency and 38-hour electricity reserve. Three dial colors are accessible — silvered, black, and Alpina’s trademark “glacier blue,” that has been reintroduced with this model. All of the Automatics come on stitched leather straps, black or brown, with red lining.Like the first Alpiner 4 GMT from 2014, the newest GMT Alpiner 4 GMT “Business Timer” is powered by the Sellita-based Alpina Caliber AL-550, which includes automatic winding and also the exact same number of jewels, frequency, and power reserve as the movement in the automatic. This motion controls a GMT (second-time-zone) function which enables the user to set the local time by individually moving the hour hand in one-hour increments while the crimson, arrow-tipped 24-hour hand always displays the house time. The watch gets its nickname from its red-and-blue “Pepsi” GMT scale around the dial, whose colour scheme represents business-opening hours round the Earth, allowing a traveler to test at a glance if his house time zone is open for business. The steel case is 44 millimeters in diameter and contains a bidirectional turning bezel; the dials — accessible here in silver or black — are sunray-finished with employed luminous indices and luminous-coated nickel hands.
Already partner of Red Bull Air Race pilot Michael Goulian, Alpina Watches World Timer Replica further its commitment to the Air Universe by becoming the official Michael Goulian Team partner. The brand supports then the team during the Red Bull Air Race World Championship. 2017 saison will end on October 15 in Indianapolis.
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