Sunday, April 19, 2020

The Heritage Alarm

From Nivrel -
Courtesy of Nivrel
Mechanical alarms are not everyone's baby, but for those of you (like me) who appreciate them, this one from Nivrel is a bit special.

The case is of stainless steel and measures 37.8 mm in diameter.  The dial is clear and well laid out.
Courtesy of Nivrel
The movement is the AS 5008, which is not exactly an easy to find item these days.

Available direct from the source at Nivrel HQ!

Here are the pertinents -
  • Automatic movement caliber AS 5008
  • Fine finishing, flame-blued screws, engraved rotor
  • Swiss Made
  • Functions: Indication of hours, minutes, sweep seconds, day, and date. Accoustic alarm signal
  • Material: Stainless steel 316L
  • Diameter: 37,8 mm
  • Height: 12,6 mm
  • Glass: Sapphire crystal
  • Case back: Screwed case back with mineral crystal
  • Water resistant: 5 bar
  • Art: Black-coated dial, Clous de Paris guilloche
  • Numerals: Arabic printed numerals with Superluminova
  • Hands: Steel hands with Superluminova
  • Material: Handmade leather strap
  • Color: Black
  • Width: 20 mm
  • Buckle: Signed clasp

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