FS: Fortis B42 Chronograph on SS

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FS: Fortis B42 Chronograph on SS

Post by docrwm on Mon 13 Sep 2010, 8:05 am

FORTIS B-42 FLIEGER CHRONOGRAPH - 656.10.11




Sugested Retail: $2,995.00 w SS
Size: Width is 42 mm excluding crown, 46 mm including crow, Lug to lug is 54 mm, and Thickness is 15 mm.
Movement: Customized 7750 Valjoux Swiss Automatic aviation grade movement;
25 Jewels are precision poised and count 28,800 semi vibes per hour.
Full Chronograph function with central stop second, 30 minute counter at 12 O'clock,
12 hour counter at 6 O'Clock, & seconds counter at 9 O'Clock position.
Case Material: Finest Aviation quality stainless steel and brushed to a soft finish.
Case Back: Sealed Screw down case back with mineral crystal for observation of movement.
Crystal: Sapphire front crystal - anti glare coated on both sides for increased visibility - flawless
Crown: Oversized Grooved Stainless steel crown has Fortis logo – Push-Pull.
Pushers: Large pushers for easy operation.
Water resistantance: 20ATM/200 meters/660 feet!
Bracelet: Stainless Steel, Fortis Factory signed bracelet has a hidden band extension for outside Wetsuit/Jacket/flight suit wear with Double locking security clasp. Bracelet is adjustable by removal of large screw bolts, NO Pins! AND ITS got 2 More links so it fits 8.25in wrist!
Lugs: 20mm and band is secured to case by large screw bolts!
Dial: Instrument Black face with high contrast white hands and markers. Flange with tachymeter-scale.
Day-Date: Split day and date wheels are black with white print. (Day 9 O’clock & Date 3 O’clock)
Lume: The super luminova illumination system is applied to the hands and numbers

The B-42 range are all large and substantial watches, which are sturdy and durable. It is a large watch and designed for maximum visibility. It has a matte / satinised stainless steel case with thick lugs and chunky looking with solid steel screw on back. The B-42 Flieger has got a sapphire crystal with an anti reflective coating on both sides and water resistant to 200 meters. Swiss made 25 jewel automatic Valjoux 7750 automatic movement. The dial is matt black with large and bold white hands and numbering, these have a super luminova luminous coating. Day function at the 9 position, date function at the 3 position, the day and date wheels are black with white print and has a contrasting white sweep central sweep second hand in keeping with the rest of the dial colours. Large crown and pushers for easy operation. The bracelet fits the lugs via screw in bars. It is a decent size and practical watch. Fortis reference number is 656.10.11. TZ 95% with one mark on the case around the 7 o'clock position, instructions, paperwork, hang tag. Width is 42 mm excluding crown and 46 mm including crow, Lug to lug is 54 mm, Thickness is 15 mm.


Watch comes with All the kit - boxes, papers, warranty paperwork.





Bracelet has 2 extra links (2 more than come with it typically as I needed it to fit 8.25in wrist)


and also comes with 4 Extra Screw and Posts for the bracelet (2 above given away already).

AND, an official Fortis Agent Sign (plastic, standup, ~2.5x2.5)!

All shipped with insurance to a PayPal confirmed address for $1695.

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Re: FS: Fortis B42 Chronograph on SS

Post by bodypeersur on Tue 14 Sep 2010, 10:52 am

I see someone is on the hunt! 3 watches on the chopping block. 3 AWESOME watches!!! Good luck Robert.

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Re: FS: Fortis B42 Chronograph on SS

Post by docrwm on Tue 14 Sep 2010, 4:01 pm

bodypeersur wrote:I see someone is on the hunt! 3 watches on the chopping block. 3 AWESOME watches!!! Good luck Robert.

Thank you sir.

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Re: FS: Fortis B42 Chronograph on SS

Post by Tickety on Fri 17 Aug 2012, 12:28 pm

lovely piece, I keep finding myself coming back to check this out.

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Re: FS: Fortis B42 Chronograph on SS

Post by Tickety on Fri 17 Aug 2012, 9:44 pm

back again !!!!

see what I mean Smile)

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Re: FS: Fortis B42 Chronograph on SS

Post by bodypeersur on Sat 18 Aug 2012, 11:04 am

You should buy my Breitling Super Ocean Tickety. $1200 will buy you a hell of a watch!

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