WWI Ace conquers time travel
Every decent Ace should have this watch up his sleeve
In World War I, Dieudonne Costes fought head-to-head against lead-spitting enemy planes over the Balkans. In WWI dogfights, victory was decided in a fraction of a second. The first multi-function wristwatches forever changed air combat, allowing pilots to time complicated maneuvers and coordinate attacks. Ten years later, the crack French pilot faced a different kind of challenge: navigating the pitch black skies over the South Atlantic.
Behind the stick of his aircraft, he soared across the time zones from Senegal to Brazil, setting the record for the world’s first non-stop flight across the South Atlantic. The Stauer Midnight Eclipse Flyboy™ 1916 features a stunning textured, metallic copper-colored dial offset by a cream and black bezel set inside a case finished in gleaming stainless steel.
Three tachymeters and a movable bezel measure speed and ascent and the chronograph functions allow you to measure elapsed time. Interior complications mark minutes and hours and include a 24-hour display. The watch is water-resistant to 10 ATM and features a crocodile-embossed, genuine leather band and solid stainless steel construction. Every decent Ace should have one up his sleeve.
- Precision movement, Movement #OS20
- Stainless steel case, caseback & crown
- Genuine leather band in black with white stitching
- Luminous hands
- 12/24 hour format & date window
- Fits wrists6 3/4" to 8 3/4"
- Case Diameter: 42mm
- Case Thickness: 13mm
- Band Width:20mm
- Mineral Crystal
- Water resistant to 3 ATM
My second Flyboy 1916
This is the second Flyboy watch I now own the first being the Black Midnight Flyboy. Beautiful time pieces! All functions work accordingly. I''ve seen other guys staring at these watches with fixed eyes every time I wear one. A silent compliment and two of my top favorites in my collection. I Was even impressed when I removed the back to replace a battery. Quality inside and out. The blue is the next on my list!
Watch Looks Awesome
Just got the watch looks great it''s a great timepiece. Can''t wait to wear it in public.
Glad to be the first review
I had bought this watch months ago mainly for its WW1 inspired design and I just wanted to say that Im very glad that I decided to get this watch.I wear it for most outings and parties.It aslo has a nice chronograph.Simply satisfied.
Great looking watch!
I had been looking for a slide rule type of watch for a few months and finally decided on the Sauer Midnight Eclipse Flyboy 1916 based on it''s eye-catching appearance and exceptional price. I''m no watch aficionado but found the settings to be relatively intuitive and thus simple to use. I''m looking forward to wearing this handsome timepiece for many years.
Oak Ridge NJ