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Type 20 Vert Militaire Limited Edition

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Case material
Steel
Bracelet strap
Leather
Buckle
Vintage inspired double buckle
Dial finish
Matt dark green dial with rounded lume
Water resistance
50 m
Size
ø 39.5 mm
Thickness
14.77 mm
Movement
Manual-winding mechanical
Power reserve: 60 h, 28800 variations / hours
Functions
Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Flyback chronograph
Reference
421.481
Launch date
07.2022
Collection
Type 20 / 134-pieces limited series
Price incl. VAT
2'800 CHF
Description

MISSION BRIEF: WHEN PRECISION COUNTS

BACKGROUND:

In the 1950s, Airain’s legendary Type 20 served as a trusted companion for the ALAT Aviation Service, the French Army’s airborne division. Its elegance lies in its non-compromising, straightforward looks, as well as its lethal precision.

Presented here is a unique, green edition of the revived Type 20, as a celebration of Airain’s military history.

OBJECTIVE:

Revive classic watch brand, make relevant for 21st century.

LOCATION:

Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

Geneva, Switzerland

TARGET:

Airain Type 20 ‘Vert Militaire’

TARGET COLOUR:

Dark Army Green

TARGET DESCRIPTION:

Closely matches the original 1950s Type 20. Features a hand wound column wheel chronograph with flyback function and countdown bezel. Protected by a domed Hesalite crystal. Its dial has the original lumed Arabic numerals, a small seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock, and a 30 minute recorder at 3 o’clock.

The hand-applied beige Super-LumiNova color has been carefully chosen to recall the original luminescent material of the original Type 20.

TARGET SPECS:

- Powered by caliber AM1 made by La Joux-Perret S.A. (La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland)

- Manual wind column wheel chronograph with flyback complication and 60 hours power reserve

- Case size: 39,5 mm

- Case description: stainless steel, slightly bigger than the original to match modern standards

Airain is a brand of CDMLEC.