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Léon L. GalletSwiss watch company Gallet is the oldest Gallet manufacturemanufacturer of high quality models of complicated watches. History of the company dates back to ancient 1466, when its founder became a citizen of Halle Gambertus Geneva. Officially, the company was incorporated in 1826 under the name of Julien Gallet & Co Halle in La Chaux-de-Fonds, where he moved the family business. Before this event, a specific time was named patriarch of the family, the ruling in this period.
Marc Gallet always been famous for innovative technologies embedded in the watch movement, and the range of chronographs, the complicated function MultiChron, considered one of the best device to be used as timing.
In particular, model called Flying Officer gaining its popularity with the help of Senator Harry Truman who ordered these watches in 1939 for the U.S. Air Force pilots. Rotating bezel chronograph is divided into twelve parts 12-time indices, and the edges of the dial marked with the names of 48 largest cities of the world. This feature contributed to the computation of time zone changes in the line of longitude. Flying Officer Chronograph is the first waterproof watch model.
The senator was so pleased with Chronograph, that, being the 33 president of the United States, he would not part with them until the end of his reign.
The Swiss company Gallet currently is one of the few Swiss watch brands, producing products based on its own movements. To meet the needs of the modern watch market, the brand has expanded the number of watches produced expensive, but it also continues to produce components and parts for other companies that manufacture class watches "luxury".
In the early 21st century the company has released an improved model of the chronograph Flying Officer, released only in 1050 pieces. All income from the sale was transferred to the foundation of the American National Museum of Watches.
Gallet watch designingThe modern model of the chronographGallet manufacture movement is based on the company's MultiChron «Duo-Force» caliber G330. This model of the world's first split-chronograph, whose power is supported by "the twin springs." Power reserve of this unique movement is 72 hours. The movement of the 51 precious stones consists of 440 components, and makes 28 800 vph. In position of 12 hours aperture set date. Rotating the dial on the edges of which are names of cities, shows a certain time zone. The back cover is equipped with a sapphire crystal with antiglare coating. Water resistant of the model is up to 10bar. Models have a serial number and a 10-year warranty on the complete service.
Cases are in 250 pieces and made of stainless steel, 250 cases - from the yellow 18-carat gold, 250 – white, 250 - rose and 50 - from solid platinum 950th sample.
Swiss watche company Gallet, in spite of their aircraft chronometric features can be used everyday, so often look like a real extreme. So there is reason to ponder over in order to buy a watch of this company. An overwhelming sense of security that comes from this ideal chronograph will make you realize that they are capable of much.

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