When it comes to a pilot watches, the best ones usually come in vintage designs. After all, the cockpit of today’s aviation machines are often a bevy of digital screens, compared to early airplanes which were filled with clever mechanics and analogue gauges. Thus, the Graham decided to go the vintage route with their latest pilot’s watch – the Chronofighter Vintage GMT.
Even with its old school styling the watch is in-fact incredibly modern, from a technical standpoint offering the G1733 automatic chronograph movement with a second timezone to boot. The signature stop-start trigger of Graham watches are there to remind you that it does indeed have a chronograph function while the crown is styled to perfectly mimic the early era of aviation watches.
Understanding what really gets the watch nerds, Graham has taken painstaking measures to ensure that the bezel for the second timezone has a satisfying click. In their own words, they’re using a “A boxlock mechanism adds an appealing, slow, tick-tock sound to the ceramic bezel’s motion.”