Tutima Grand Flieger Classic Automatic

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Tutima Grand Flieger Classic Automatic

Post by koimaster » August 9th 2019, 1:57pm

The Tutima Grand Flieger Classic Automatic incorporates some of the design elements first seen on the brand’s legendary chronograph of 1941. However, this watch forgoes a stopwatch function, instead incorporating a day-date display. Furthermore, the German firm has infused the Grand Flieger Classic Automatic with a hint of modernity, equipping it with a brown sunray dial and an exhibition caseback. Angus Davies gets ‘hands-on’ with this handsome watch and imparts his opinions about its impressive composition.

Tutima, the German watch brand, can trace its origins to 1927 when two companies, Uhren-Rohwerke-Fabrik Glashütte AG (UROFA) and Uhrenfabrik Glashütte AG, known simply as UFAG, were founded. Both of these firms were run by Dr. Ernst Kurtz.

Kurtz was blessed with great foresight and recognised that the popularity of wristwatches would grow at the expense of pocket watches. He was eager to convey the reliability and robustness of his watches and chose the name, ‘Tutima’, a Latin word, meaning ‘safe, secure’.

Based in the watchmaking enclave of Glashütte, Tutima soon became known for its pilots’ watches, a reputation which continues to endure to this day. During World War II, UROFA-UFAG was tasked with making the legendary Flieger Chronograph for the German Luftwaffe. Between 1941 and 1945, Kurtz’s firm produced 30,000 pilots’ watches, each equipped with the iconic UROFA 59 calibre.

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Re: Tutima Grand Flieger Classic Automatic

Post by conjurer » August 9th 2019, 2:21pm

bbattle wrote:
August 9th 2019, 2:18pm
Nice looking watch and a well written review.

Conjurer, is this porn?

"The crisp fluting is not sharp but remains beautifully defined, proffering grip when rotating the bezel and granting a tactile delight which is likely to engender a lasting fondness."
Possibly. Although the porn I prefer is Aunt Peg lezzing out with Gina Carrera.
I find tv watches to be like the guys who raise their truck you need a fricken ladder to get in. It’s a attempt to look cool... that’s all.

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Re: Tutima Grand Flieger Classic Automatic

Post by MKTheVintageBloke » August 9th 2019, 4:09pm

I've tried to read it, but it appears to be the sort of revoo that only takes one paragraph to have me stop reading. Bet the author of it has used up a whole fucking box of Kleenex in the process of climaxing to the sound of his own voice.
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