Record Chronograph (black)
This chronograph version of Record by Italian architect and designer Achille Castiglioni (1918-2002) features a stopwatch and a date function and comes with a Nato strap.
Record Chronograph launched in 2013 but Castiglioni designed the original Record watch in 2000 for Italian design brand Alessi, making it one of the last products he worked on.
The chronograph version of this design classic has a date window at the three o’clock position that’s adjusted using the crown on the side of the watch case. The striking black face features large playful numbers designed by Max Huber, a Swiss designer who was a friend of Castiglioni’s.
The three chronograph dials count the seconds, minutes and hours when the stopwatch function is activated. They are stopped and started using the top button on the side of the watch case. The chronograph dials can be reset to the start position using the button below the watch crown at the four o’clock position.
The dial threads onto the 243mm long Nato strap, which is secured with a polished stainless steel buckle.
The 40mm diameter case is best suited as a men’s watch.
Brand: Alessi. Case: 18/10 stainless steel. Case diameter: 40mm. Dial: silver tone. Lens: mineral glass. Strap: nylon. Strap length: 243mm. Water resistance: 3ATM. Manufacturers’ warranty: 12 months.