Alpina Geneve is marking its 125th anniversary with the presentation of the first movement to be developed entirely in its own workshops.
Inspired by the distinctive angular design of the celebrated Extreme Avalanche Regulator, the new Alpina watch features its own peculiarities: the case is a little smaller and the dial skillfully designed to create ideal harmony with its size.
The watch has incorporated an automatic, manufactory-made AL-950 regulator caliber beating at 28,800 vib/h, offering 48-hour power reserve.
The Alpina Manufacture Regulator provides the following functions: hours, minutes and date. read more
Acting as the official timer of the famous 12 Hours of Sebring endurance race, Alpina
has created a limited edition watch dedicated to the Florida circuit - the Alpina Extreme.
The new Alpina Extreme watch
has been created to reflect the fundamental values of the brand: utmost precision, absolute reliability, perfect legibility, shock resistance, and robust design.
The case of the watch
is crafted in black PVD steel and measures 48mm in diameter. It is coupled with a synthetic fibre with carbon finishing strap fitted with a black PVD folding clasp.
The transparent case back allows to have a look at the inner life of the watch. The timepiece is 200-meter water-resistant
. read more
The Alpina diver's collection
welcomes new interpretations of its Extreme Diver 1000 Meters model that initially appeared in 2008. Now the collection is expanded by four diver’s watches that form the 2009 spring-summer collection.
The new Alpina watches are created in most trendy colors: Orange Sunset
, a warm color that will make you think of a sunset on the beach, Yellowtail
, a bright yellow color inspired by that of diving bottles, Black Ocean
, deep black felt at the depths of the ocean, and Cote d'Azur
, a clear blue color of the Mediterranean Sea.
The new Alpina Extreme Diver 1000 Meters watches
feature a sporty yet refined design. The timepieces have inherited the technical peculiarities of their forerunners, including perfect readability and outstanding water resistance.
The Alpina Avalanche Gmt Men's Watch
is a powerfully designed timepiece created for frequent travelers and those men who opt for active lifestyle. The watch reveals a sporty style, still demonstrating supreme elegance. One may rightfully say, it is a reliable timekeeping companion to be used in any type of environment
As all timepieces, entering the Avalanche Collection, the Alpina Avalanche Gmt Men’s Watch, reviewed by watches.infoniac.com, demonstrates the immediately recognizable Alpina design characterized by robustness and sturdiness.
The case of the Alpina watch
is crafted from stainless steel and measures 42mm in diameter. It is 100-meter water-resistant. read more
The horological company Alpina
delights the public with the presentation of its new Sailing collection
. These watches belong to regatta timers, which assist sailors to thoroughly line up their boats with the beginning of a yacht race.
The new Alpina watch is executed in a 44mm case
, crafted from stainless steel
. Its front side is shielded by a sapphire crystal. The model is also equipped with a unidirectional rotating bezel and a see-through case back.
The display of the new Alpina Sailing watch
offers the functions of hours, minutes, seconds as well as that of yacht timer. Taking care of hours and minutes are white luminous hands. They produce a stunning contrast with a red triangle-shaped seconds hand.
The Swiss watchmaker Alpina
, based in Planles-Ouates, Geneva, is particularly notable for its top-quality sports timepieces. Now the watch company is pleased to introduce its novel product - the imposing Extreme Chrono Double Digit watch
. It represents a self-winding chronograph with a demure, yet superb design and a remarkable dial, featuring a bi-compax configuration.
The specific and technical design of the Alpina watch reflects the core values of the Alpina brand. These are an enviable level of precision, effortless time-reading, shock-resistance, durability, as well as reliability.
A 46 mm daring case
makes this watch extremely pleasant to wear. The timekeeper is available in two case variations
: the first is rendered in stainless steel and the second one, dubbed “Full Black”, is manufactured from black PVD steel. Each interpretation is fitted with a black PVD-treated bezel, affixed by six Alpina screws. read more
In 1883, there was founded the Association of watch manufacturers and retailers that gradually evolved into Alpina. The members of the association named themselves affectionately the 'Alpinists'.
With help of highly qualified manufactures, the Association initiated the development of its own calibers and enlarged its distribution network. Ebauches were produced by the Alpina Ebauche Factory in Geneva owned by Duret and Colonnaz, which greatly contributed to the construction of the first Alpina calibers.
Final steps in the manufacture of the calibers were taken in Bienne, the place of the headquarters of the Association as of 1890. read more
By launching its Startimer Automatic Pilot’s watch
, the horological company Alpina
remains true to its reputation of proposing the best. The novelty will be officially unveiled in the course of the forthcoming Baselworld 2011 trade show
Issued in a limited edition of just 8888 pieces, the new Alpina watch is allied with all technical features, inherent to an aviator’s watch. These attributes include obvious hands, oversized numerals, clearly viewable minute graduation and an emblematic white triangle, exposed at 12 o’clock.
The brand’s esteemed specialists placed great value on perfect legibility of the timepiece. The black dial is completed with Arabic numerals, which pop out against dark background. The numbers are coupled with hour-markers, also performed in white. The digits are also joined by intermediate indexes, larger in size.
presents its new sophisticated timepiece – the Club Regulator Manufacture watch
. The watch has maintained the advantageous characteristics of the brand’s successful Regulator range. The distinctly sporty yet elegant watch demonstrates a more rounded shape and is animated by a movement developed independently in the brand workshops.
of the new Alpina watch measures 44 mm in diameter and is rendered in polished stainless steel. The face of the timepiece is protected by a sapphire crystal. The transparent case-back allows to admire the mechanical self-winding movement
The Calibre AL-950 represents a 25-jewel movement operating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour. It incorporates a black rotor decorated with Cotes de Geneve and offers a 42-hour power reserve.
unveiled its first Extreme Tourbillon Regulator Manufacture watch, Full Black interpretation, at Baselworld 2009. This year, the brand has created two new versions of the watch sculptured in gold. Both timepieces will be available in a limited number of just 18 pieces.
The new Extreme Tourbillon Regulator Manufacture watches
provide top accuracy-level, great readability, shock-resistance, sturdiness and reliability.
The watches demonstrate a “Full Black” dial and guarantee precision timekeeping as they accommodate an advanced automatic movement - Calibre AL-980
built from 188 details. The movement boasts a Silicium Escapement Wheel and an innovative development: a Silicium lever.
The new in-house automatic Manufacture Tourbillon Regulator movement
required three years of thorough research and development undertaken by the brand’s team of designers, engineers and watchmakers. The new caliber was based on the highly-appreciated Manufacture Regulator caliber. read more
presents its new Extreme Diver 300 Orange watch
. The novelty stands out by its bright orange accents on the dial and bezel. The watch’s creators opted for the orange color as it boasts the best visibility among other colors in the spectrum, and the best visibility in all types of water in particular.
The perfect dial and bezel visibility
are all essential for professional divers who often find themselves in deep or murky waters as for them it is lifesaving to be aware of the time spent under water, or the minutes of air supply still available.
The new Alpina watch provides a number of professional diving features
. The case-construction incorporates a screw-in crown and a screw-down case-back. One more important feature is its jet black polished unidirectional rotating 60min diving bezel completed with luminous markers. The face of the model is shielded by an anti-reflective sapphire crystal.
, famous as a reliable producer of watches for aviators, presents its new Startimer Pilot Big Date watch
to join its highly-demanded Aviation Collection
. As every creation of the brand, the novelty provides reliable timekeeping even in the most demanding environments and, at the same time, looks stylish and elegant.
The new Alpina watch smartly combines unique and innovative features with a timeless, classical look. The two-part stainless steel case
, 44 mm in diameter, demonstrates elegantly brushed and highly polished surfaces. The face of the watch is shielded by a hard-wearing sapphire crystal with anti-reflect coating.
The striking black dial
is completed with large, luminous white numerals and luminous white hour and minute hands. The small seconds hand is found in the bottom half of the dial. The extra-large date display is positioned at 6 o’clock. Alpina’s signature red triangle stands out at the base of the minute hand.
introduces its new Racing Chrono Big Date watch
. The novelty is created for those in love with high speeds and racing.
The three-part case
of the new Alpina watch measures 45 mm in diameter and is crafted from stainless steel. It incorporates a fixed bezel and provides supreme comfort of wearing. The sapphire crystal reliably protects a matt black dial
. The case-construction boasts 100-meter water-resistance
is graced by hand-applied silver indexes with white luminous inlays. The time is indicated by sleek and stylish white luminous hands. The seconds hand has the brand’s signature red triangle at its base. The red accents are also featured at the tip of the seconds hand and at 5-second intervals around the chronograph counter found at 6 o’clock.
proudly unveils its new Sailing Yachttimer Countdown watch
, a fine timekeeper for those fascinated by the world of yacht racing.
, 44 mm in diameter, is rendered in stainless steel. The case incorporates a sapphire compass bezel turning in just one direction, eliminating any mistakes that might be caused with a bezel turning in both directions. You can drop a glance at the mechanical heart of the timepiece, the sophisticated AL-880 caliber
, via the sapphire crystal case-back.
The impressive black face
features the time with help of luminous white hour and minute hands. Keeping in mind that in yacht racing the seconds are of all importance, the triangular seconds hand
of the new Alpina watch is really easy to read as it stands out in fluorescent orange.
unveils its new Worldtimer Manufacture watch
to join its Aviation collection
. The collection has been developed in cooperation with Cessna Aircraft and PrivatAir.
The new Alpina watch shows off a rotating ring featuring the names of 24 cities inscribed on it. You will notice one more rotating ring with a 24-hour scale. With help of the rings, the timepiece displays time in different time zones at a glance.
Local time is indicated by central hour and minute hands. The watch wearer has to set the local city at the top by changing the disc with help of the crown.
The Swiss horological company Alpina
has released its new Startimer Classic Automatic watch
, which portrays a classical design.
The new Alpina watch is interpreted in a 44mm round-shaped stainless steel case
. Its top is protected by a glare-proofed sapphire crystal. The sapphire glass is also used for the bottom of the case. The model is submersible to 100 meters
Housed in the case is a matte silvered dial with applied Arabic numerals and hour-markers. Taking care of hours and minutes are central leaf-shaped hands, applied with luminescent compound. They are joined by a seconds hand and a date indication at 3 o’clock.
The horological company Alpina
is pleased to unveil its new Startimer Classic Chrono Automatic watch
Extremely modern, the novelty demonstrates vintage features in its character, since it is inspired by the pilot’s watches, issued by the house in 1920s and 30s. The new Alpina watch is delivered in a 44 mm stainless steel case
. Both top and bottom of the model are fitted with sapphire crystals. The case provides 100-meter water-resistance
The new Alpina Startimer Classic Chrono Automatic watch
shows off a silvered dial. Equipped with applied Arabic numerals and luminescent hands, it whispers the time through central hours and minutes. The small seconds are indicated in a counter at 9 o’clock.
is pleased to present its new beautiful timepiece – the Startimer Pilot Manufacture watch
rendered in Rose Gold. It will join the collection of handsome contemporary models, inspired by the brand’s designs relevant to the 1920s-30s.
The new Alpina watch gladdens the eye by its clean design. The rose gold case
, 44 mm in diameter, demonstrates a satin finishing. The face of the timepiece is protected by an anti-reflective sapphire crystal. The mat black dial
is completed with oversized white luminous numerals and luminous hands to guarantee perfect readability.
The case is teamed with a leather strap
created to provide utmost user-friendliness and comfort. The strap closes on the front side of the wrist, instead of the reverse or lower sides. It makes one think of the vintage leather straps of the past. The model is also available on a newly designed metal bracelet.