Airain Type 20 Re-Edition

Airain Type 20 Re-Edition

US$ 2807

The Type 20 Re-Edition faithfully matches in every detail the design and specifications of the original 1950’s Type 20, including a hand-wound column wheel chronograph with flyback function and countdown bezel. It combines a stainless steel case with black dial and cognac strap.

This model is available for pre-order with expected delivery Q4 2023. Orders are processed and delivered in the order of receipt. Check out our pre-order conditions.


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SKU: 421.436S Categories: ,

Description

THE STORY
Type 20 refers to a specification for pilot’s chronographs issued by the French Ministry of Defense. The unique feature of the Type 20 was the ‘flyback’ function, which allows the pilot to easily reset the chronograph hand, and quickly start timing a new event without the lag in time of pushing two more buttons. Other characteristics of the original Type 20 chronographs were: a 38mm diameter and 14mm thick case, a black dial with luminescent indexes and hands, a hand-wound mechanical movement with a power reserve of over 35 hours, a relative precision of + or – 8 seconds per day and finally, the capacity to withstand the running, stopping and resetting of the chronograph more than 300 times without causing any problems to the movement.

The Airain Type 20 Re-Edition faithfully matches in every detail the design and specifications of the original 1950’s Type 20, including a hand-wound column wheel chronograph with flyback function and countdown bezel. Its black dial, protected by a domed sapphire crystal, has the same Arabic numerals as the original 1950’s Type 20, with two registers at 3 and 9 o’clock that can count to 30 minutes. The hand-applied Super-LumiNova color has been carefully chosen to recall the original luminescent material of the original Type 20. The 39,5mm stainless steel case is slightly bigger than the original to match modern standards without losing the allure of its famous ancestor. The Type 20 Re-Edition is powered by our caliber AM2, developed and made by Manufacture AMT – Sellita’s customisation department for high-end movements – in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

TECHNICAL DATA
Model: Type 20 Re-Edition
Reference: 421.436S

Case
Material: Stainless steel
Diameter: 39.5mm
Height: 10.85mm
Crystal: 3.92mm domed sapphire with anti-reflective coating inside
Lug-to-lug: 47.7mm
Caseback: Screwed in
Bezel: Bidirectional
Water resistance: 50m (5ATM)

Movement
Caliber: Manual-wind column wheel chronograph caliber AM2 with flyback complication
Power reserve: 63 hours (+/- 2 hours)
Chronograph: 30 minutes
Jewels: 23 jewels
Shock protection: Incabloc
Adjusted in 5 positions

Strap
Strap: Genuine Suede Leather Strap in Cognac with beige stitching and double buckle, engraved with Airain logo
Lug Width: 20mm

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