A highly polished, three-piece stainless steel case, featuring sapphire crystals with anti-reflective coating and hidden gaskets front and back. The specification also includes a screwed-down case back and screw-in case tube fitted with a triple gasket crown. The case is 43mm in diameter, has a thickness of 13mm and measures 22mm between the lugs.
The Case Back
A fully polished case back, fitted with a double curved sapphire crystal with three layers of anti-reflective coating. The modified 11 ½ ligne calibre VB - 24A automatic movement features 26 jewels, perlage and blued screws. Other highlights include a Glucydur balance, an Anachron balance spring and a Nivaflex 1 mainspring. The balance has a frequency of 28,800 bph and features a 38-hour power reserve and a skeletonised, decorated rotor. The movement is suspended in a ring of mu-metal which helps protect it from excessive magnetic forces.
The Dial & Hands
Classic 1950s style half dial with black sunray finished centre with white printing and Super-LumiNova® hour indicators and date. The outer dial is hydraulically pressed with applied diamond-cut, silver indexes. The steel hands are diamond cut with applied Super-LumiNova® C1.
The watch's Super Luminous Nova properties on the dial's well-defined indexes and hands, which are all easily visible and legible, even during low-light conditions. This feature ensures that the watch can be used effectively in all lighting situations, from the illuminated brightness of day to the subdued glow of night.
The Strap & Buckle
Fitted with a luxury handmade black Everglade alligator strap with matching black stitching and quick release spring bars. Each strap is fitted with a custom-made 20mm pin buckle which adds the perfect finishing touch.
The Presentation Box
The watch is supplied in a beautiful, handmade British Racing Green box, featuring the Fifty Three outer sleeve. The box contains a customised spring bar tool, a luxury polishing cloth, hangtag, owner's medallion, a spare strap and the combined brochure and warranty booklet.
The captivating charm of the classic polarouter gentlemen's watch of the 1950s takes us on a nostalgic journey, providing a timeless bond with a bygone era. This magnificent timepiece was inspired by the prestigious Scandinavian air lines, navigating the vast expanse of the North Pole en route to the bustling metropolis of Los Angeles. The legendary flights through the Arctic skies serve as an ode to human exploration, traversing the limits of our ever-evolving world. This luxurious connection between land and sky, past and present, is harmoniously embodied in the elegant design and sophisticated aesthetics of the pole router watch designed by Gérald Genta. Every glance at its mesmerising face conjures a fascinating tale, whispered from the winds of the North Pole, instilling an eternal sense of wonder, pride, and adventure.
Hand built in Windsor / England
Five year extended warranty
Free international shipping