Dating a mondaine watch

The signature style is simplistic and functional with a contemporary twist in the instantly recognisable red second hand.

Easy to read, noticeable, straightforward and intelligent, Mondaine watches are made to high quality standards and specifications the traditional Swiss way.

Mondaine watches are often seen as setting the standards.

Pull the 'winder' out with the thumbnail - one click (fully out - sets the time).

Luckily I bought the watch from Amazon and so there was no hassle about returning it and getting a refund.

Pull the 'winder' out with the thumbnail - one click (fully out - sets the time). This is a "design feature" and documented in the Mondaine literature.

Watch of the collection The Heritage Pilot Chronograph marks Alpina's 130th anniversary.

These retro watches feature a delectable dial with military-style telemeter markings and a "snail track" tachymeter scale.

Dating a mondaine watch