A17 PILOT

The American Pilot Watch

Since 1951

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THE WALTHAM WATCH COMPANY

FIRST AMERICAN WATCH

Crafting the American Dream

Since 1850

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A17 PILOT
"DRAGON LADY"

The U2 Pilot's Watch

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FIELD & MARINE

The First Waterproof Watch

Since 1918

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INDUSTRIAL INGENUITY

The Scientifically Built Watch

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Field & Marine

American Trench Watch

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NOVELTY

A17NG "Dragon Lady"

The A17 was the watch worn by U2 pilots in the 1950s. This model is Inspired by this first, all black, stealth aircraft nicknamed "Dragon Lady".
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A17 PILOT

Made according to MILSPEC W-6433, the A17 became the first American Pilot Watch in 1951

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Regular price CHF 1,350.00
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Regular price CHF 1,350.00
Sale price CHF 1,350.00 Regular price
Regular price CHF 1,350.00
Sale price CHF 1,350.00 Regular price

Field & Marine

The trench watch that made history by becoming the first waterproof watch in 1918

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Regular price CHF 2,550.00
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THE WORLD'S WATCH OVER TIME

LEGACY OF GREATNESS

Watches, time instruments and records since 1850

REVOLUTIONARY

Waltham invented the American System of Watch Manufacturing which made qualitative mass production possible and inspired Henry Ford's assembly line. Later it shaped the Swiss watch industry

WORLD'S LARGEST

From 1850 to 1957 Waltham produced over 40 million timepieces, making it the world's largest watch and precision instruments brand in the world

Gettysburg

Abraham Lincoln, becomes the first proud owner of Waltham model 1857 with serial number 67613, the first industrialised pocket watch. This watch was presented to him in celebration of his Gettysburg Address

Tesla

Waltham develops speedometers for Rolls Royce, Lincoln and Ford in collaboration with scientist Nicola Tesla

Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindberg uses the Waltham XA Type 37 aeronautical clock on board his “Spirit of St Louis” to guide him from NY to Paris on the first non-stop transatlantic flight

RAILROADS

Waltham Railroad Watches are selected by railroad companies in 52 countries.  During the golden age of railroads, there were more Waltham watches in circulation around the world than all other brands put together.

Explorers & Records

Waltham was on the wrist of the great explorers and recordmen of the last century: Roland Rohlfs, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Robert Peary’s, Sir Ernest Shackleton and others

F4 & Top Gun

The Waltham Type A-13A equipped the F4's used by the legendary Top Gun weapons school. Waltham became the official clock of the USAF and its instruments are also found in the legendary U-2 and the C-130 Hercules planes