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Baselworld 2011: Victorinox Airboss Automatic

April 17, 2011

One of Victorinox's most popular introductions at Baselworld this year was the new AirBoss Automatic, a three hand military inspired timepiece. Its design is more simple than its predecessors and slightly smaller at 42mm in diameter.

The dial has Arabic numerals, markers, and hands and luminescent metal skeleton-frames. The outer chapter ring has a 60-second scale. The inner chapter ring has a 24-hour military time scale, which is a signature feature of all Swiss Army watches. The date is at 6 o'clock. The case is made of satin-brushed 316L stainless steel with an exhibition caseback.

Sapphire crystal is triple-coated with anti-reflective. The caseback is a made of mineral crystal. Water-resistance is 100 meters (333ft). Available in a silver/white dial or charcoal grey dial. Comes with either a 5-link stainless steel bracelet ($100 additional) or soft brown leather strap with contrast stitching (pictured). The price is $895.

$1,000 or less, Baselworld, Victorinox

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