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Trintec, Maker of Aviator Instrument Watches since 1990

Brendon Nunes has been flying many types of aircrafts; and in all of them the layout and function of cockpit displays controls are designed to increase pilot situation awareness without causing information overload. In 1993, the entrepreneur became one of the first instruments manufacturers of the post-Quartz Crisis to adapt the paradigm of aviator instruments to timepieces. For the dials, he drew inspiration from instruments features in the T arrangement.

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introducing: Vintage Concept watches

Seen on WristLounge.com, the Vintage Concept W490 is a polycarbonate watch with automatic Miyota calibre 8215 sized at a whopping 50 mm! The silicon band is moulded with an alligator pattern. The watch was announced in September 2009, and it can currently be found on eBay.

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