Junghans Meister Pilot
Almost 10 months after we initially saw the Meister Pilot at an occasion somewhere down in the Black Forrest we at last put our hands on one. Our dependable perusers may recollect that September a year ago we were invited to Schramberg by Junghans. This modest community covered up inside the paunch of the woods is the home of Junghans all along. We spent an awesome end of the week there loaded up with vintage vehicles, flying and a rich supper at which the company showed us their new signature pilots chronograph, the Junghans Meister Pilot. Around then, it was just accessible for the welcomed retailers as a restricted version yet later as you would envision, the company delivered it for the everyone. I visited Junghans this year during Basel World and we concurred that when we make the time we should investigate the Meister Pilot.
Does it look familiar?
The opportunity has arrived and the Patek Philippe Reviews is presently on my wrist as I type this. As I definitely knew the Patek Philippe Reviews there was no Wow influence. I’m not saying that the Patek Philippe Reviews isn’t cool however, on the grounds that it is. In view of their Bundeswehr model from the 1950’s Junghans previously made a reissue utilizing a similar plan components some time back. In any case, the most genuine model is this one. Why? Since it follows the pattern numerous brands do these days; they utilize an old plan and reevaluate it in a cutting edge approach to ledge remaining consistent with the first model. While the one they delivered a couple of years prior looks precisely like the vintage form (just it was somewhat greater) the Junghans Meister Pilot has a decent proportion of present day components matched up with signature plan fundamentals from the vintage watch.
The most unmistakable component of the Junghans Meister Pilot is clearly the dodecagonal bezel. The Patek Philippe Reviews dial is dark yet the bezel is steel and it gives an unmistakable difference to the Patek Philippe Reviews Despite the case is really enormous at 43.3mm the dim shadings make it looks more modest, it doesn’t stick out. Despite the fact that the thickness is 14mm Junghans utilized a similar plan component they did with the Meister Telemeter, we assessed some time prior, where the case is really limits towards the focal point of the case back. The case is brushed tempered steel. Similarly as a genuine military Patek Philippe Reviews ought to be.
The bezel is bidirectional and turns easily. Because of the size of the Patek Philippe Reviews it’s very simple to pivot it – even with gloves on – not that most of the Junghans Meister Pilot proprietors will at any point utilize this usefulness while flying. The 10-minute scales are recorded into the metal at that point topped off with dark paint, no lume on it aside from the little gush in the dark triangle at 12.
The pushers just as the crown stand apart from the case a considerable amount for simpler access. The crown has the Junghans logo, a star with a J in the center, the pushers are oval. As I said before the case back is raised and 7 screws append it to the case. At the 6 o’clock you see the reference number and at 12 the quantity of the Patek Philippe Reviews (not the chronic number). In the focal point of the case back there is a compass rose with the water obstruction (10atm/100m) the name of the model and the material of the case around it.
Dial and Hands
The dial of the Junghans Meister Pilot is exceptionally straightforward, as you would envision. Military Patek Philippe Reviews are not style things, they are intended to be humble and utilitarian. Albeit this Patek Philippe Reviews is anything but a military gave watch any longer, the company needed to remain as near as conceivable to the first details.
The dial has Arab numerals all around shrouded in beige lume. They picked such tone for the lume just to copy the yellowed tritium on vintage models giving a more chronicled look to the Junghans Meister Pilot. The sub dials of the chronograph are at 3 and 9. While by and large the nonstop seconds sub-dial is at 9 (like if there should be an occurrence of the vintage Junghans bund) on the new model it is at 3 o’clock. The 30-minute sub marker is at 9 o’clock though.
Just like on account of the vintage model the Patek Philippe Reviews just has the Junghans logo and the company name under 12. You can likewise peruse Chronoscope over the 6 o’clock, something you don’t see on the vintage rendition. The 60-second chronograph scale is painted on the dial around the edge of the dial. The hands are sword molded, though the first hands were typical stick hands. I love blade hands on chronographs, again obvious sign of the vintage feel. The precious stone is arched sapphire gem with against reflection covering on the inside.
The development controlling the Junghans Meister Pilot is called J880.4 which tragically just takes after the first J88 in-house Junghans type in its name. That was hand would as contradict to the J880.4 that is a programmed type. It depends on ETA’s 2824 with an additional Dubois Depraz 2030 chronograph module based on top of it. The development of the Junghans Meister Pilot has 25 Jewels and 40 hours of power reserve.
The just region I see space for development with the Junghans Meister Pilot is the lash. Despite the fact that when worn it is shockingly comfortable and delicate the appearance of the calfskin is somewhat minimal effort. The plan of the tie is like the ones we see on old flieger (German pilot) Patek Philippe Reviews These used to have fixed spring bars so the cowhide must be collapsed over the carry at that point fixed with 1 or 2 rivets.
The 22mm lash on the Meister Pilot additionally has 2 dark bolts obviously there are no fix spring bars any longer, this is just a plan impact. The cowhide is earthy colored, under the bolts it’s dark. The clasp is made of similar brushed steel as the case and bears the Junghans logo. It’s an extremely cool looking clasp I like it without a doubt. The lash is 22m wide, I would say this is typical for the size of the Patek Philippe Reviews All around the tie has dark stitching.
Variations and Pricing
The Junghans Meister Pilot comes in 2 tones; the earthy colored I evaluated and furthermore an all-dark form. The solitary contrast between the two models is the shade of the lume and the tie. While the earthy colored rendition has beige/yellowed lume the dark variant has the standard greenish. Additionally the lash shade of the dark variant is dark all around with beige sewing. I lean toward the earthy colored variant as it has more matured look in my book. The Junghans Meister Pilot isn’t just a comfortable and fascinating Patek Philippe Reviews yet in addition valued extraordinary. The retail cost is €2240, which is more than reasonable compared to the worth the Patek Philippe Reviews gives. Because of its size, looks and agreeable value the Junghans Mister Pilot can be a phenomenal decision on the off chance that you are searching for an energetic estimated, German made, chronograph that has some cool plan components. I appreciated wearing the Patek Philippe Reviews and truly anticipating see what Junghans has to bring to the table for us next year.
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