Alpina Alpiner Quartz Chronograph: Designed for escape

Alpina Alpiner Quartz Chronograph
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At first glance, one will see a sporty, Swiss Made timepiece with a two-pusher compax chronograph and a high degree of finishing. At its heart beats a high-precision movement – in fact, more precise than any mechanical watch ever made, as the new Alpiner Chronograph is equipped with a quartz caliber.

Alpina Alpiner Quartz Chronograph

This is a new line for Alpina. Never, until now, had the Geneva-based company offered a Quartz Chronograph version of its famous Alpiner. It is a new offering that follows in the footsteps of the legendary Alpiner 4, born in 1938 – a watch that is antimagnetic, shock-resistant, water-resistant and made of stainless steel.

Alpina Alpiner Quartz Chronograph

A common watchmaking heritage

Quartz movements have long since acquired their letters of nobility in the watchmaking world. The technology was mastered 50 years ago, during the golden age of watchmaking and the birth of its greatest chronographs. Today, quartz is still appreciated on all continents, from Japan to Switzerland, for its reliability and precision, two of the essential qualities that have forged the power of Swiss watchmaking, to which Alpina has been contributing for over a century.

Alpina Alpiner Quartz Chronograph

Three new authentic Alpiner models

Strengthened by this heritage, the three new Alpiner Quartz Chronograph timepieces feature a large 42 mm steel case, luminescent hour and minute hands (central as well as for the chronograph), and a seconds counter at 3 o’clock with a red hand, recalling the sporty vocation of the piece. As always, the discreet Alpina logo, symbol of the Alpine summits, stands out in the form of a red triangle as a counterweight to the central chronograph hand.

Alpina Alpiner Quartz Chronograph

The power of quartz

As for the movement, the choice of a quartz calibre offers the new Alpiner Quartz Chronograph some exclusive advantages. The first: an exceptional longevity, with an autonomy of four and a half years, depending on use. Laid down for a day, a weekend, a month or even a year, the Alpiner Quartz Chronograph will always be perfectly operational, ready to climb new heights.

Secondly, quartz offers almost total resistance to shocks. The AL-373 calibre is the latest quartz movement to be integrated into Alpina’s collections. As such, it benefits from the company’s long experience in this field, guaranteeing a chronometric precision far superior to that of a mechanical movement, for a fraction of its price.

Finally, this movement offers a date at 6 o’clock. This functional and useful addition gives it a modern aesthetic, while opening up the horizon of daily use, at home or in the office, where the date is indispensable.

Alpina Alpiner Quartz Chronograph

A line with subtle variations

Alpina already offers three variations of its new Alpiner Quartz Chronograph. The first two are offered on a black sunray dial, with either black or grey counter highlights. The third model adopts a silver sunray dial with black counter highlights. All share the same 42 mm steel case, water-resistant to 100 m, with a steel bracelet, as is customary for a watch initially dedicated to alpine sports. In addition, the piece is protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal.

Alpina Alpiner Quartz Chronograph Technical Specifications

Alpiner Quartz Chronograph Reference AL-373BB4E6B

Alpiner Quartz Chronograph Reference AL-373BB4E6B

Functions

  • Hours, Minutes, Seconds,
  • Chronograph,
  • Date

Movement

  • AL-373 caliber, quartz
  • 13 jewels,
  • 54 months battery life

Case

  • Brushed and polished stainless steel 2-part case
  • Diameter of 42 mm, thickness of 10.90 mm
  • Convex sapphire crystal
  • Water-resistant up to 10 ATM
  • Engraved case-back

Dial

  • Black dial with sunray decoration, white seconds graduation, applied silver color indexes with white luminous treatment
  • Black outer ring with white seconds graduation
  • Hand-polished silver color hour and minute hands with white luminous treatment, silver color chronograph second hand
  • Seconds counter at 3 o’clock, red hand with white luminous treatment
  • Minutes counter at 9 o’clock, silver color hand with white luminous treatment
  • Hours counter at 6 o’clock, silver color hand with white luminous treatment
  • Date counter at 6 o’clock

Strap

  • Brushed and polished stainless steel 3-link bracelet

Price

  • RRP 995€

Alpiner Quartz Chronograph Reference AL-373BS4E6B

Alpiner Quartz Chronograph Reference AL-373BS4E6B

Functions

  • Hours, Minutes, Seconds,
  • Chronograph,
  • Date

Movement

  • AL-373 caliber, quartz
  • 13 jewels,
  • 54 months battery life

Case

  • Brushed and polished stainless steel 2-part case
  • Diameter of 42 mm, thickness of 10.90 mm
  • Convex sapphire crystal
  • Water-resistant up to 10 ATM
  • Engraved case-back

Dial

  • Black dial with sunray decoration, white seconds graduation, applied silver color indexes with white luminous treatment
  • Black outer ring with white seconds graduation
  • Hand-polished silver color hour and minute hands with white luminous treatment, silver color chronograph second hand
  • Seconds counter at 3 o’clock with silver color outer ring, red hand with white luminous treatment
  • Minutes counter at 9 o’clock with silver color outer ring, silver color hand with white luminous treatment
  • Hours counter at 6 o’clock with silver color outer ring, silver color hand with white luminous treatment
  • Date counter at 6 o’clock

Strap

  • Brushed and polished stainless steel 3-link bracelet

Price

  • RRP 995€

Alpiner Quartz Chronograph Reference AL-373SB4E6B

Alpiner Quartz Chronograph Reference AL-373SB4E6B

Functions

  • Hours, Minutes, Seconds,
  • Chronograph,
  • Date

Movement

  • AL-373 caliber, quartz
  • 13 jewels,
  • 54 months battery life

Case

  • Brushed and polished stainless steel 2-part case
  • Diameter of 42 mm, thickness of 10.90 mm
  • Convex sapphire crystal
  • Water-resistant up to 10 ATM
  • Engraved case-back

Dial

  • Silver color dial with sunray decoration, black seconds graduation, applied silver color indexes with white luminous treatment
  • Black outer ring with white seconds graduation
  • Hand-polished silver color hour and minute hands with white luminous treatment, silver color chronograph second hand
  • Seconds counter at 3 o’clock with black outer ring, red hand with white luminous treatment
  • Minutes counter at 9 o’clock with black outer ring, silver color hand with white luminous treatment
  • Hours counter at 6 o’clock with black outer ring, silver color hand with white luminous treatment
  • Date counter at 6 o’clock

Strap

  • Brushed and polished stainless steel 3-link bracelet

Price

  • RRP 995€

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