U-42 CHRONO 53 mm – Ref. 6475
U-42 CHRONO 47 mm – Ref. 6472
Now with Chronograph movements and in a new 47mm size, the U-42 Chrono is a fantastic addition to one of U Boats most popular models! We are already getting orders for this limited production watch- and with an estimated U.S.A. delivery of July- contact us to preorder today, so you can reserve one without a longer delay!
U-1942 and the U-42 are based on a watch developed by Italo Fontana’s grandfather for the Italian
Navy. At BASELWORLD 2010 Italo unveiled the U-42 watch inspiring awe amongst U-BOAT watch enthusiasts.
The limited edition U-42 was based on the U-1942 but scaled down to a 53 mm. One year after, same
place, Italo introduces the chrono version in same size 53 and in a bit smaller size 47 both in black dial and limited
edition of 999 pieces.
- Back case, case, bezel in titanium.
- Charge axis, crown, stop crown lever, stop glass handles, bezel runners,
quarters pointers, 5 minutes pointers and strap pivots in steel AISI 316.
- Sapphire glass.
- Brass dial, black.
- Brass hands.
- Diameter 47 mm or 53 mm.
- Watch thickness 18.90 mm for diameter 47 ; 19.50 mm for diameter 53.
- Water-resistance and press-resistance 300 meters.
Automatic mechanical chronograph modified and personalized at
U-BOAT specifications for date display and stem position at 9 o’clock.
Frequency 28.800 vibrations per hour; 4 Hz. Power reserve 44 hours. 25
Jewels. Height 7mm.
Hours, minutes, chronograph, counter small seconds at 3, counter 12 at
12, counter minutes at 6. Date window at 9 o’clock.
Back case fixed on case with 6 encapsulated hexagon screws. Watertight
on axis reset and assured charge by PTFE gasket. Bi-directional rotating
bezel lockable with a lever on the right side of the case. Fixing of revolving
bezel by 3 screws encapsulated in the back case; the bezel removal, for
maintenance and washing obtained by removing the three screws, does
not affect the watch watertight.
Brown leather handcrafted, width 23/23, and fitted with a titanium tongue
buckle. For the 53mm version, strap with plate in titanium with tag for