Nice to see watch models that are made for a specific function and not just called by a descriptive marketing term, such as Commando for Commandos.
This rather intense looking model is from Jaermann & Stubi watches. The Stroke Play Eagle Heart EHI model. Made in Switzerland and with it’s patented anti-shock (Shock Guard) system is absolutely ideal for GOLF. Built in to this model is an automatic clock used to count the number of strokes played and show retrograde indication of the number of holes played – very clever. It can even manage players handicaps, so a truly bespoke function model indeed.
Automatic Swiss movement, Stainless Steel PVD coated case 44mm x 12mm, black dial with sapphire glass and a 100m Water Resistance, with strap and deployment buckle. A directional bezel plus handicap function and luminous hands and markers certainly make this model look the business and will surely get some looks in the clubhouse. However whilst this model might upstage the cheaper option such as the Garmin Approach golf watches, it doesn’t have the GPS capability to really assist in your golf game. Incidentally I’m actually reviewing one soon and I tend to take a quite personal viewpoint on these after some of the reviews I’ve read.
However if you’re not into Golf with your aspirations set a little higher, there’s this impressive piece of kit! Specially for high flyers! The Scheyden True Aviator (Steam Gauge) Watch. In Stainless Steel and Water Resistant to 100m, bracelet dials to 66ft (pity about the discrepancy) and a heavy duty tri-fold locking bracelet. It’s also has Chronograph, Alarm and Count down Timer and other flying related gizmos.
Specifically designed for pilots, this watch feature three separate instruments for use on the ground and in the air.
First – the Upper bracelet dial is a liquid filled magnetic compass.
Second – the lower bracelet dial is a special multi-feature digital IFR Timer ( calculates time to way points, fuel changes, holding turn timings etc).
Third – is a rather well featured ana-digi multi-function watch with day, date, dual time, Global Airport Identifiers, Time Zones plus a bi-directional rotating ATIS bezel, Super-Luminova hands and numerals, Swiss ETA movement and a sapphire crystal.
The bi-directional ATIS Bezel is a reminder of the Automated Terminal Information Service (ATIS) recordings.
The multi-feature digital IFR timer can be used for timing instrument procedures or assisting with timed checklist items.
Not too sure about all that lot on my wrist, but it sure looks impressive and some of the write ups I’ve seen suggest this is quite a unique watch and a hit with pilots – and it’s certainly different!