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2.0500 FORTIS ‘FLIPPER’ FIBREGLASS AUTOMATIC, SWISS 1970s

£285.00 (incl. VAT) £256.50 (incl. VAT)

Indulge in the unconventional charm of the Fortis “Flipper” watch. Crafted in the 1970s, its fibreglass plastic case exudes a super-progressive vibe. Powered by the self-winding ETA 2782 movement, this Swiss-made timepiece effortlessly combines style and reliability. With its remarkable condition, which is a rarity for this model, it has been meticulously serviced in our workshop, showcasing the attention to detail. Don’t forget to explore our showcases where you can also find an original advert print for this unique watch.

Key Features

Experience the extraordinary with the Fortis “Flipper,” an automatic Swiss-made watch from the 1970s. This timepiece redefines vintage aesthetics with its progressive fibreglass plastic case, making it a true standout in any collection.

At its heart beats the self-winding ‘superautomatic’ ETA 2782 movement, ensuring precise and reliable timekeeping. We take pride in presenting this movement in such good condition, a rare find these days, having meticulously serviced it in our workshop. Delve into the disassembly photos to witness the attention to detail that went into its restoration.

To enhance your appreciation of this exceptional model, we proudly present an original advert print in our showcases, showcasing its historical significance. Immerse yourself in the unique charm and unparalleled craftsmanship of the Fortis “Flipper.”

To provide you with peace of mind, we offer a comprehensive 12-month warranty on this watch, guaranteeing its quality and performance.

About Fortis

Fortis is a renowned Swiss watch brand with a rich heritage and a reputation for producing high-quality timepieces. Founded in 1912, Fortis has established itself as a leader in the watchmaking industry, known for its precision, reliability, and exceptional craftsmanship.

Fortis watches are highly regarded for their technical expertise and innovation. They offer a diverse range of timepieces designed for various purposes, including aviation, diving, and space exploration. Fortis watches often incorporate advanced features such as automatic movements, chronograph functions, and robust water resistance, making them reliable companions for adventurous individuals.

 

Servicing and Guarantee

This timepiece has been serviced with full disassembly. Make sure to follow the usage and care guidelines. 12 month warranty included.

 

Overview

Case and Strap

  • Fibreglass plastic case.
  • Fibreglass case back
  • Stainless steel crown.
  • Lightly domed crystal.
  • Splashproof/weatherproof.
  • New 18mm black and grey stretch NATO strap.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/ crown: 43 mm
  • Width w/o crown: 39.5mm
  • Height: 39.5mm
  • Thickness: 12.3mm
  • Strap: 18mm

Dial and Hands

  • Black dial in great condition
  • Applied black and white indices with luminous dots
  • White, Baton style lumed hands
  • Day-Date window with black lettering and outline.

Movement

  • Swiss made movement
  • ‘Superautomatic’ ETA 2782
  • Automatic
  • 21 jewels
  • 47hr power reserve
  • Shockproof.

Testing results:

  • Testing duration: 1 week cyclic test
  • Average timekeeping range: 10-30 sec/day

Servicing and Guarantee

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