YSI

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The Ysi is a military-style flieger chronograph with strong ties to the history of Jurmo.
 

During the first world war, the importance of aircraft grew. In addition to being used for reconnaissance, they became a formidable way to fight the enemy. The M-9 seaplane was one of the early planes used in warfare.

 

In 1918, the M-9 was utilized to combat Finnish forces during the Russian civil war. The Finns used grit and determination to fight back and were able to capture nine of the aircraft from the Russians, later used by the Finnish Air Force. During the war, an air base on the Island of Jurmo served as a hangar and airstrip used by the M-9 seaplanes.
 

Ysi (Finnish for nine) pays tribute to the historical events connected to Jurmo and the courageous efforts of the Finns that captured the nine planes during the war. The watch is equipped with a flyback function, the go-to choice for pilots during the 1900s to navigate through checkpoints, restarting the timer at each point with one simple push of a button.
 

The design is inspired by vintage military pilot’s watches and markings of warplanes from the mid-1900s.

MOVEMENT
  • Top-grade ETA 7750 Mechanical chronograph movement with a flyback module. 28800bpm

  • Date window, hours, minutes and seconds 

  • Chronograph function

  • 29 jewels

  • 48h power reserve

  • Different style of rotor options with ceramic bearing

Case
  • 40mm in diameter, 14,5mm in thickness

  • 20mm lug width. Comes with 3 straps

  • Polished stainless-steel case

  • Solid or optional see-through caseback

  • Screw-down crown 

  • Water-resistance 10ATM

  • Uni-directional rotating bezel. Available in several color options: black, green, blue, salmon. Customizable engraving 

Dial

  • Markers inspired by vintage military style chronographs and fonts used in aviation at the time

  • Hour Index printed with multiple layers of Luminova (excluding Salmon dial)

  • Three different hand options

  • Four different dial colors, all with sunburst finishing: Black, blue, green and salmon. Sub-dials matte white/black depending on dial main color 

Price
  • 2680 € (vat 24%)

  • Outside the EU 2161 €

Production time & misc
  • The first deliveries have now started

  • 2-4 weeks assembly time depending on the level of customization​

  • Polished steel bezels available in the workshop week 43-44

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