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#TBT 1960’s Alpina 10 Seastrong From A Swedish Diving Pioneer

HomeTBT#TBT 1960’s Alpina 10 Seastrong From A Swedish Diving Pioneer TBT#TBT 1960’s Alpina 10 Seastrong From A Swedish Diving Pioneer One of my most romantic vintage watch stories by Tomas Rosputinsky June 04, 2020 MIN READ#TBT 1960’s Alpina 10 Seastrong From A Swedish Diving PioneerIt came with everything a collector could dream of. A long wait before the watch pops up. Bad pictures featured in the online listing and a blind bid, that ended in winning an all original and never-before-serviced watch. Unbelievable provenance unveiling that my Alpina 10 Seastrong has had hundreds of dives in Swedish waters. Including some of the first few pioneer dives to explore WW2 shipwrecks.
Let’s take it from the top. One night, two years ago, I was checking listings for Alpina 10 Seastrong divers’ watches. My heart skipped a beat when I spotted this model listed in a Swedish auction. The pictures were horrible and it looked like the minute hand was missing. A few random watch shots of the highly wo..

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February Vintage Inspiration: Alpina Mantle Clock

HomeTBTFebruary Vintage Inspiration: Alpina Mantle Clock TBTAlpinaFebruary Vintage Inspiration: Alpina Mantle Clock Beauty that reaches beyond any wrist by Tomas RosputinskyFebruary 28, 2020 MIN READFebruary Vintage Inspiration: Alpina Mantle ClockBelieve it or not, this Alpina 8-day mantle clock gives me as much joy as any of my wristwatches.
Actually, this Alpina mantle clock with an 8-day power reserve gives me more pleasure than 98% of my wristwatches. If your collection exceeds a certain number, most of the watches just end up seeing the darkness of your safe or drawer. This Alpina 8 Days proudly sits on my bedside table. Which means I look at it every single day. That’s a luxury that none of my other vintage watches ever experienced. None of my wristwatches runs constantly. They don’t have to. This Alpina is one of the two clocks in our flat, both with 8 days power reserve, that runs constantly throughout the year.

Alpina is special to meI can‘t even express how long I was look..

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Alpina AlpinerX Freeride World Tour Limited Edition AL-283FWT5AQ6 Is A Functional Force

HomeWatch ReleasesAlpina AlpinerX Freeride World Tour Limited Edition AL-283FWT5AQ6 Is A Functional Force Watch ReleasesAlpinaAlpina AlpinerX Freeride World Tour Limited Edition AL-283FWT5AQ6 Is A Functional Force A sleeper hit for mountaineers by Rob NuddsFebruary 13, 2020 MIN READAlpina AlpinerX Freeride World Tour Limited Edition AL-283FWT5AQ6 Is A Functional ForceWhen brand partnerships feel forced, they can turn off customer interest quicker than a solar-powered Casio comes back to life when light hits the dial. Luckily for Alpina, the connection with the Freeride World Tour is not just a suitable pairing, but also one that benefits both parties. The latest Alpina AlpinerX adds to an already strong line-up.
If you’re not into Snowsports, you probably haven’t heard of the Freeride World Tour. Similarly, if you’re not into watchmaking, you probably haven’t heard of Alpina, let alone the Alpina AlpinerX. Luckily, if you’re into one, you now know about the other. Congratulations on ha..

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Alpina AlpinerX Space Edition Smartwatch Survives 33,000M Altitude

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Recently Alpina partnered with “Sent Into Space” and launched the AlpinerX Smartwatch into space, where it survived extreme temperatures and pressure for three hours before falling back to earth. For this occasion and achievement, Alpina releases the limited-edition AlpinerX Space Edition smartwatch. Done in a dark blue case with matte finish, the AlpinerX Space Edition is one of the most attractive active smartwatches on the market and is limited to 299 pieces.

The Alpina AlpinerX is an outdoors smartwatch, with altitude, barometer, compass, connected GPS, and UV indicator/temperature functions that send data to the user’s phone. This is in addition to the standard host of smartwatch functions like activity tracking, sleep monitoring, notifications, and worldtimer function.

What sets the Alpina AlpinerX Space Edition smartwatch apart from the standard models is the navy blue fiberglass and steel case with matching navy dial an..