Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Titoni is 90

This is a brand that you don't hear off very often. It use to be very popular in the 60s and 70s in the South East Asian nations. It is good to see that it is still around and is celebrating its 90th. Anniversary. Titoni was founded in 1919 by Fritz Schluep. It is currently being run by Fritz grandson, Daniel Schluep. The company remains a family owned independent watch company.

To celebrate its 90th. Anniversary, Titoni has released the Master Series 90 years. This watch is powered by an ETA 2824-2 movement. The movement precision meets the requirements of COSC and as such carries the COSC certificate. This watch is a limited edition run of only 1919 pieces. The limited edition serial number is engraved on to a bar which is attached to the side of the watch.

Basic specifications:

Case: Stainless steel, 40 mm diameter
Movement: ETA 2824-2 Automatic, Chronometer
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds and date
Crystal: Sapphire
Water resistance: 10 ATM

The watch dial is adorned at the 6 o'clock position with the legend 90 to mark it's 90th. Anniversary. The other unique aspect of the watch is the crown. It has a special layer of translucent green lacquer that protects the Titoni logo.

The case back is a display back. It shows the the beautiful movement and the Titoni modified anthracite coloured oscillating weight. The COSC certification number is also engraved on the movement.

Photographs: Titoni

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