Ebel Unveils 1911 Tekton AFC Ajax Automatic Chronograph

Jan 20, 2009
Having successfully created exclusive Tekton chronograph watches for Arsenal FC and FC Bayern Munich football teams, Ebel is to unveil a new watch devoted to historic Dutch football club AFC Ajax, famous worldwide as the one that introduced "total football," a special playing style. The timepiece demonstrates unique thematic details. The zest of the watch is a specialized complication developed for measuring match times.

The case of the Ebel 1911 Tekton AFC Ajax Automatic Chronograph watch measures 48.50mm in diameter and is crafted from brushed stainless steel. The hexagonal bezel of watch is crafted from black rubber and accentuates the intricate nature of the multi-level silver dial.

The dial features red flange and distinctive chronograph functions. The combination of red and white has been inspired by the design of the Ajax jersey. The case construction incorporates a screw-down crown and rubberized chronograph push-pieces. The timepiece is 200-meter water-resistant.

The sapphire crystal transparent case back allows true watch lovers admire the beauty of the manufacture Ebel 245 caliber that demonstrates a football-shaped winding mass. The exclusive automatic chronograph caliber provides precision timekeeping guaranteed by prestigious COSC chronometer certification.

The movement incorporates a one-of-a-kind mechanism devised for measuring the 45-minute intervals of match half-times, and extra times. The rotating disc visible at 6 o'clock on the dial is responsible for measuring elapsed hours, in accordance with the 45-minute periods. The Ebel 245 caliber also provides a date display, which may be adjusted rapidly when it is necessary.

The 1911 Tekton AFC Ajax Automatic Chronograph watch will be available in a limited edition of 150 numbered pieces. The first 15 pre-released pieces are available exclusively at Dutch retailer Gassan Diamonds.

The Ebel watch is coupled with a sporty black technofiber strap fitted with a folding stainless steel clasp featuring the Ebel logo.

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