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Zenith El Primero Tribute to Felix Baumgartner Watch, stainless steel case (45.5mm diameter, 14.10mm thickness) with transparent case-back, uni-directional rotating black ceramic bezel, alligator strap with stainless steel triple-folding clasp, silver sunray dial with 3 color counters, luminiscent index markers, luminescent rhodium hands, date indication at 6 o’clock, 31 jewel Caliber 405B self-winding movement with flyback chronograph functions, 50 hours power reserve, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, water resistant to 100 meters..Felix Baumgartner is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper. He set the world record for skydiving an estimated 39 kilometres, reaching an estimated speed of 1,357.64 km/h, or Mach 1.25, on The first watch to break the sound barrier on 14 October 2012, and became the first person to break the sound barrier without vehicular power on his descent. He is also renowned for the particularly dangerous nature of the stunts he has performed during his career. Baumgartner spent time in the Austrian military where he practiced parachute jumping, including training to land on small target zones. On Sunday October 14 2012, all over the world, people were getting ready to experience one of the craziest exploits of the 21st century in real time. The dream about to come true was to be achieved by Felix Baumgartner. For the first time in history, a man was about to break the speed of sound in a freefall. And with him was Zenith, whose El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th was to become the first watch to break the speed of sound at the very doors of space.
Date First Available:July 24, 2014
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