Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

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Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by AtomicTom » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:18 am

Have you seen this one from Alpina already guys?

It's the Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT with it's 43mm stainless steel
case, 100m WR, sapphire crystal, light blue, dark gray, or copper dials with
silver, or navy internal bezel, Super-Luminova coated hands, and markers, an
orange seconds hand, 26 jewel Alpina caliber AL-555 automatic movement
(Sellita), and nice leather straps.

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Timezone, and Alpina with more info...

http://forums.timezone.com/index.php?t= ... sg_7559341

https://alpinawatches.com/

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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by ericf4 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:21 am

ok thats cool, i dig!

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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by Panerai7 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:23 am

Without a question this one will be on my wrist at some point.

Edit: this variant though

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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by Bradystraps » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:26 am

I love this brand more and more every watch I seem to see. The Pilot Heritage GMT will go on my list right behind this one.

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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by rockmastermike » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:34 am

Wish it was a little smaller but love it nonetheless. Thanks for sharing

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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by Chocodove » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:53 am

rockmastermike wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:34 am
Wish it was a little smaller but love it nonetheless. Thanks for sharing
42mm x 40.7mm according to the TZ article. That should actually wear pretty small. Weird proportions, TBH.
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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by logan2z » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:04 pm

Reminds me a bit of the Glycine Airman SST, but the Glycine appears to have better proportions.

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Post by ericf4 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:15 pm

Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:23 am
Without a question this one will be on my wrist at some point.

Edit: this variant though

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almost looks like date window has its own little glass over it like my old Anonimo Pro did.

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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by ericf4 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:18 pm

There are 2 blue dials on Gnomon, I like glacier blue!!

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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by deepcdvr » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:24 pm

Wow - really like this
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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by snootydog » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:34 pm

deepcdvr wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:24 pm
Wow - really like this
That sums it up nicely Paul :thumbsup:
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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:05 pm

Chocodove wrote:
rockmastermike wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:34 am
Wish it was a little smaller but love it nonetheless. Thanks for sharing
42mm x 40.7mm according to the TZ article. That should actually wear pretty small. Weird proportions, TBH.
Pretty sure that’s wrong
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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:11 pm

42mm case
45 L2L
12mm thick
True gmt mvt Al-555
Integrated magnifier in the date window
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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by CGSshorty » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:30 pm

Quite nice. I really like that gold (champagne?) dial.
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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by Ryeguy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:57 pm

I just picked up one of their older GMT’s (the one Brice owned) from a grey market dealer for a steal (about $550). I’m really looking forward to getting it as business travel watch.

Yes, Alpina does do a cyclops, but they place the magnifier over the date window on the dial, not on the crystal. I think this is a really cool feature.

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Re: Alpina's Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic GMT

Post by watches503 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:04 pm

Definitely getting one when the prices start going down. Thanks for sharing.

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