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Chronograph Wristwatches: A pilot’s Best Friend

What comes to your mind when you think of pilots? Airplanes, precision, suave? How about a watch? A tool of precision and accuracy to ensure Pilots are always on time. A chronograph watch used to be of paramount importance to pilots precisely because of the chronograph function, and the capabilities of recording time. However, nowadays it is a nostalgic feature on watches which increases the prestige of the timepiece.

A chronograph watch, in layman terms, is a watch with the stopwatch feature. Pilots of the past used to use chronograph watches for accurate calculations such as fuel consumption and distance traveled. This was in a time where technology was merely budding and a watch was an instrument of paramount importance.

Around 1938 was the time planes were beginning to be fitted with on board chronographs on their dashboards, effectively relegating chronograph watches to assume the role of a luxury watch feature. Hanhart focused on the retail business in 1932, and in 1934, Hanhart established another factory where they manufactured more of their iconic chronograph watches and expanded the business. And in 1935, Hanhart has produced a complicated split-second stopwatch, solidifying its prestigious status within the watch making community.


Hanhart now offers top of the line chronograph watches such as the Hanhart Admiral HA715.010B-00.





The Hanhart watches usually embody a classy and vintage design, in addition to that, the Hanhart Admiral HA715.010B-00 is also a chronograph wristwatch! This sleek devil is the epitome of functionality meeting form. With a precise chronograph feature, this beauty is nothing short of a standout piece and one truly worthy for collectors and connoisseurs alike.


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