Review of the Praesto Modern Fliegeruhr

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Today I review the Praesto Modern Fliegeruhr, a brand new take on the classic pilot's watch and the first product from newcomer Praesto. Specifications to get us started: Automatic mechanical, based on the Miyota 8245, handwinding but non-hacking. 21,600vph, 21 jewels. Water resistant to 200m (660ft). 316L stainless steel case, bead-blasted to satin finish. Signed screw-down crown and caseback. Flat sapphire crystal with inner anti-reflective coating. Functions: hours, minutes, ..

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New brand: Praesto Aviator

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There are a great many variations on the WWII-inspired aviator's watch; today it's my pleasure to introduce a new company, Praesto. The name is from Latin, meaning "To be outstanding; to excel." Praesto (the company) is actually a new project from the people at the Giovino Watch Company, who have for years been making watches for other brands. Praesto is their chance to make their own watches, using the design skills of Russ Schwenkler. With all of that as prelude, let's meet their first mod..

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