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Wakmann Germany Watches

Military pilot with Phenix mechanismWatch Company WakmannBenno Richter is based in New York. It was a supplier of various watch brands that produce high-quality watches for the North American market. One such brand was well-known as Breitling, some models even have a double name - Breitling Wakmann. Parallel to this, after the Second World War the company started Wakmann development and production of their watches.
For the manufacture of the models the company uses only the highest quality materials and reliable movements to acquire mainly from Switzerland. Watches Wakmann distinguished by their unique design and unusual style. That's why many collectors and watch lovers pay much attention to the products of this brand.
Watches Wakmann were mostly equipped with Swiss Valjoux caliber 72, 88, 730, and very rarely - Valjoux 92. Due to its high quality and precision, the company managed to establish themselves Wakmann as the official manufacturer of military watches, separate models for the U.S. armed forces.
In the future, the company began producing small batches Wonderfull watch collectors, and some models under the name - Wakmann Germany. Brand again started working with a reputable company Breitling in 60th and 70th years. The initiator of another successful collaboration is a specialist company Breitling, author of the famous book «Breitling», a talented watchmaker, the author of unique models, Benno Richter, who was deeply involved in developing and manufacturing watches Wakmann. That is why some models were produced Wakmann called «by Benno Richter» («from Benno Richter").
Watches Wakmann made in accordance with all requirements of watchmaking.
RaceTimer 1960Watch RaceTimer 1960Wakmann Germany - is the original model, equipped with all necessary functions for the riders. Watches are limited edition - 99 pieces. Case of the model is made of stainless steel. White dial, equipped with three fluorescent hands and chronograph counters at the 3, 6 and 9 o'clock, is protected by sapphire crystal. Model complements the leather strap. Water-resistant of watch is up to 50bar. Chronograph is equipped with a movement for BFG, which were equipped with the watch in the 60s. Movement built on 17 stone, the frequency - 21600 vph, power reserve - 48 hours. A unique model has several features that are needed drivers. Before the race, simply reset the counters, which measure the time distance, speed, without affecting the basic function of watches - to show time. Clicking on the top right button, you can measure a second, and if you click on it a second time, you can stop the measurement. The second button allows you to measure the distance between several vehicles. Counter hand back to its original position. This feature is not only useful, but is special because it allows you to measure the distance again. All this happens automatically, and the owner does not lose himself in the discharge of time. One push of a button, and the measurement starts again. The third feature of the model - the possibility of measuring the speed of a racing car. We only need to press the top button twice, and the meter will show the current speed of the car. And if the owner of these unique watches want to lose all the functions, he can press a button, located at position 8:00.
The company produces Wakmann original models, both classic and sports. Cases of watches are made of stainless steel or steel with PVD coating. Water resistance of this watch up to 100bar. Models are equipped with Swiss automatic movement ETA 2824-2.
Some watches are equipped with antique Swiss precise movements of Phenix in 1935 or 1970 high-precision movements Longines caliber 702, which is compiled by 17 stones.

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