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Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic Navy Blue 40mm Ref. AL-525NN3S6

Explore the Beauty of Alpina Automatic Watches Collection

Each collection is crafted with precision and meticulous detail

Date Published
February 8, 2023
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An automatic watch is indeed a perfect choice for those of you who love mechanical timepieces yet value practicality. If you are looking for an automatic timepiece that has great craftsmanship and precision, the Alpina automatic watches collection is your perfect match.

Alpina automatic watches pay homage to the brand’s history as a Swiss watchmaking enterprise renowned for its innovations, quality, and precision. As a testament to the brand’s reputation, Alpina automatic watches are not just a timepiece but a statement of sophistication and performance.

Let’s join us to explore the beauty that Alpina automatic watches have to offer and discover the perfect fit for you. Check out the details below!

Are Alpina Watches Good?

To answer your curiosity about whether Alpina watches are good, we can assure you that they are in the top tier for their quality. Built a history as a Swiss watchmaking company for over 130 years, each collection is produced with meticulous attention to detail and precision in crafting.

Further, Alpina has multiple options of watches available, including sports, diving, and pilot timepieces. Then, a question may pop into your mind may be, ‘what movements do Alpina watches use? 

Well, Alpina uses two types of movements in their collections, the Swiss quartz and automatic movements. Additionally, some movements used in their collection come from in-house production.

Moreover, Alpina’s specialty lies in their well-made, decent, robust watches that are primarily meant for physically active people or those who want sporty-looking watches.

All in all, Alpina offers high-quality Swiss watches that are ideal for anyone who is active or loves timepieces that are robust at an affordable price. With their attention to detail in craftsmanship, Alpina watches are worth considering.

Alpina Automatic Watches Collection

Now that you already know that their collection is legit, let’s explore the Alpina automatic watches collection below!

1. Startimer Pilot Automatic Navy Blue 40mm

Firstly, we will introduce you to the Startimer Pilot Automatic Navy Blue 40mm. The watch has a modern appearance with a 40mm stainless steel case. Also, the case has a polished narrow bezel for elegance, and a satin brushed finish on the top of the lugs and the case’s sides.

Further, the watch has an especially large signed crown for a secure grip at 3 o’clock. It is also completed with the applied numbers, huge lumed Arabic numerals, and a red triangle marker at the 12 o’clock position on the deep navy blue dial that adds to the vintage look.

Startimer Pilot Automatic Navy Blue 40mm
Startimer Pilot Automatic Navy Blue 40mm

At the heart of this watch lies the reliable Alpina self-winding caliber AL-525 automatic movement serves as the foundation for the 38-hour power reserve. 

In addition, this timepiece also has a water resistance of 100m, which allows you to swim with it. All in all, this watch is a solid daily tool watch that is perfect for your next journey.

Price: $830.00 USD

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2. Startimer Pilot Automatic 44mm

Another Alpina automatic watches collection is the Startimer Pilot Automatic 44mm, which comes in Dark Blue dial and White dial editions. This timepiece balances functionality and elegance while also maintaining the pilot features the Startimer collection is known for.

One of the features that are maintained is the applied numerals which add a sophisticated look to the timepiece. 

Additionally, the watch has excellent finishing details, including a well-finished case with multiple finishing on the beveled case, a well-made dial with sharp prints and applied luminous markers, and well-finished hands. 

Startimer Pilot Automatic 44mm
Startimer Pilot Automatic 44mm

Further, the applied hour markers are framed with a polished metal finish and filled with SuperLuminova, and the watch has a clean design inspired by Alpina’s past. The watch is water-resistant to 100m/330ft, and the watch comes with a genuine leather strap with an Alpina-signed buckle. 

And this watch is powered by the reliable Alpina self-winding caliber AL-525 automatic movement. 

All in all, this timepiece is a great value pilot watch with superb finishing that outclasses most watches in its category.

Price: $890.00 USD

3. Startimer Pilot Automatic 44mm Shadow Line

Next, we introduce you to another Alpina automatic watches collection, the Startimer Pilot Automatic 44mm Shadow line. A timepiece that is a true work of art, which exhibits a dial with a matte finish that shifts from dark gray to black depending on the lightning.

Startimer Pilot Automatic 44mm Shadow Line
Startimer Pilot Automatic 44mm Shadow Line

Additionally, the PVD black satin-finished stainless steel case is hand satin-brushed on all surfaces except for a narrow bevel, which adds to the watch’s unconventional and sleek appearance. Also, this watch features a screw-down Alpina signed crown and is water-resistant to 100m/330ft, which is quite rare in modern pilot watches. 

This timepiece comes with a genuine leather strap with an Alpina-signed buckle. And the watch is powered by the Alpina Automatic Caliber AL-525 movement. 

Overall, this watch offers great value and superb finishing that surpasses most watches in its category.

Price: $930.00 USD

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4. Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic

Introducing the Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic, a limited-edition watch that draws on Alpina’s rich aviation heritage back in the 1930s. It features a dial replicating the look of the era, a prominent onion-style crown, and a unique hinged case-back design found on classic pocket watches

The watch measures 44mm in diameter and 11.5mm in thickness, making it an ideal size that portrays a bold character without being too overwhelming. The case is tastefully finished with a highly-polished case that transitions to a beautiful circular brushing on the bezel. 

Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic
Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic

Further, the watch is powered by an Alpina self-winding caliber AL-525 automatic movement that offers a power reserve of 38 hours. The movement features Alpina’s specially decorated custom black rotor and is based on the ever-reliable Sellita SW200-1 movement. Also, the watch is matched with a supple 22mm coffee brown leather strap flanked with vintage stitching. 

The watch has a limited production of only 1883 pieces, a nod to Alpina’s founding in 1883, and offers a unique experience of a nostalgic hunter case back, accompanying its strong vintage aesthetic prominent in its dial design.

Price: $1,068.00 USD

5. Startimer Pilot Heritage GMT Black

]Another Alpina automatic watches collection that may captivate you is the Startimer Pilot Heritage GMT Black. This timepiece is designed from scratch with a retro tonneau-shaped case reminiscent of watches from the late 70s. 

The watch features a sunburst black dial with a rotating GMT disc and an internal 24Hr GMT rotating bezel. Further, the Alpina automatic caliber AL-555 provides actual GMT function like the GMT Master II. 

Startimer Pilot Heritage GMT Black
Startimer Pilot Heritage GMT Black

In addition, the case is hand satin-brushed with a polished bevel, and the watch comes on an aviation-style calf leather strap. 

The Startimer Heritage GMT is water-resistant up to 50m and measures 42mm in diameter, 45mm lug to lug, and 12mm thick. Overall, this watch is a perfect combination of vintage charm and modern specifications.

Price: $1,170.00 USD

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6. Seastrong Diver Heritage Bronze

Last but not least, we will introduce you to the Alpina automatic watches collection, Seastrong Diver Heritage Bronze, which comes in Umber and Creme editions. This collection is Alpina’s latest vintage-style watch that features a classic 1969 super compressor cased diver design.

Seastrong Diver Heritage Bronze (Creme)
Seastrong Diver Heritage Bronze (Creme)

The watch has a hand-satin brushed case with polished lines, a sunburst umber brown dial with raised hour markers and superluminova, and a stainless steel case with full bronze PVD treatment. 

The watch has an internal 60-minute rotating bezel, a screw-down Alpina-signed crown, and a boxed sapphire crystal with double anti-reflection coating. It also includes a dark brown leather strap and an extra rubber strap and is water resistant up to 300m. 

In addition, it is powered by the modern AL-525 automatic caliber movement ensures timekeeping with a ball-bearing mounted rotor and 38 hours of power reserve. All in all, this watch is a superbly finished compressor diver watch that has a premium look,

Price: $1,280.00 USD

Final Thought

All in all, Alpina automatic watches collection is the representation of the company’s reputation for fine watchmaking. Each of their collections is truly a work of art.

From classic styles to those that are inspired by vintage pieces are created with great attention to detail and high-quality materials. For any watch aficionado or collector, this collection is a must-have piece. So, why wait? Get yourself an Alpina automatic watch.

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