A true collector's edition timepiece. Pre-order one of 500 limited edition watches featuring a genuine piece of aircraft number A21-01, cut from the first F/A-18A Hornet fighter jet made and flown in Australia.
The Aviator watch looks to the future and takes inspiration from the cornerstone of the RAAF centenary celebrations; Now, Then, Always. Designed by Bausele Founder, Christo Hoppe, in collaboration with the Air Force Centenary team. A Swiss made automatic loaded with many unique and high-end features, making it a true collectors watch.
PRE-ORDER OFFER - DELIVERY END OF MARCH 2021
500 LIMITED EDITION
Limited stock available
BLUE FACE Limited edition numbers - SOLD OUT
BLACK FACE Limited edition numbers 171 - 344
WHITE FACE Limited edition numbers 345 - 497
GENUINE AIRCRAFT PIECE
A piece cut directly from the first F/A-18A Hornet fighter jet flown in Australia is preserved behind unbreakable glass on the back case. Only be available in pre-sale.
ENGRAVED NUMBER RESERVATION
Reserve your preferred number (subject to availability)
WHITE – the white face is visible at night through a glow in the dark feature, and comes with a contrasting black band
BLACK - the stylish black dial features white hands and numerals that glow in the dark for night- time visibility, and it is matched with a black band.
BLUE – the blue dial comes with a matching blue band and is inspired by the Air Force blue
MADE TO LAST
This design was first launched in 2011 and has been perfected and tested to the highest standard over almost a decade. Constructed from surgical grade 316L stainless steel with gun metal IP (blue and black versions). Features a Sapphire crystal face that cannot be scratched or broken.
HISTORIC CASE BACK
The watch back includes a piece cut directly from aircraft A21-01, the first F/A-18A Hornet fighter jet made and flown in Australia and features Broad Arrow next to the individual limited-edition number.
The RAAF roundel is inserted in the crown at 2H under a crystal. The crown at 4H contains actual soil from Point Cook, the first RAAF base, in its hollow crown.
Reinforced waterproof strap made of high-performance recycled PET plastic. Designed to last.