Victorinox Swiss Army Infantry Vintage Chronograph ()
Are you looking for a sporty chronograph watch that is elegant and features subtle vintage-style elements? The elegant steel design of the watch case is paired with a sporty black bezel that showcases minute markers. The equally black watch face is designed with minimalist hands, hour and minute markers coloured in gold. Next to the chronograph function also a tachymeter indication for speed measurements is included in the design of the dial. True to our Swiss Made watchmaking approach, the case of this vintage-style sports chronograph watch is made of durable stainless steel.
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Though the move from pocket watch to wristwatch was accelerated by First World War, it was really during the Second World War that the idea of a dedicated watch for military use came into its own. Developments in Italy just prior to the breakout of hostilities led to the military dive watch, while the Germans advanced the design of the aviator's watch and the Americans mass-produced infantrymen's timepieces on an incredible scale. Of course, it was ultimately the Swiss whose neutrality during the war aided their ascendancy to global horological domination, a position they still enjoy today. Here are some of the most notable military watches developed and used during the Second World War by countries around the world. Housed in a positively diminutive by today's standards , anyway mm case, the A was manufactured by famed American watch companies Elgin, Waltham and Bulova according to a standard from the U.