Fortis back in orbit

Fortis di nuovo in orbita

A limited edition of 300 pieces of the B-42 Official Cosmonauts Chronograph Alarm Titanium Chronometer COSC, Fortis once again confirms its presence in the space mission sector. Wearing the watch is Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who took part in the STS-120 mission to the International Space Station from 23 October to 7 November, on board the Space Shuttle Discovery, as Mission Specialist.

In addition to the classic time and date indications, the timepiece also has a chronograph and alarm function and is fitted with the Fortis calibre 2001-5, the result of a valuable collaboration with aerospace specialists.

Data sheet

Movement: automatic, FORTIS calibre 2001-5, diameter 30 mm, height 7.9 mm, 32 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, chronometer (COSC).

Functions: hours, minutes, small seconds, chronograph, day/date, alarm.

Case: brushed titanium, diameter 42 mm, height 15 mm, tachymeter scale; anti-reflective sapphire on both sides; screw-down back; water-resistant to 200m/20 bar.

Titanium bracelet, or leather or black rubber strap.

Limited Edition 300 pieces, rubber protection of pushers and crown, case back engraved with Russian space authority emblems.

Price: 6,590 euros (Ref. 660.27.11EB with Edition Box); 6,990 euros (Ref. 660.27.11WW with Watch Winder).