The Alpina Manufacture is known for having developed modern Swiss watches dedicated to
Alpina brand presented its first collection “Alpina 4” in 1938. Why the number 4? Because the first
Swiss sport watch had 4 basic strengths: the anti-magnetism, the shockproof, the water resistance
and the stainless steel case.
More than 70 years later, the brand celebrates its legendary model and revisits the concept of the
first watch with a new collection called “Alpiner 4”. These new timepieces are particular due to the
presence of a 360 rotating solar compass, associated with a 24-hour scale placed on the dial.
The Swiss brand offers a new way to use the compass, on a modern watch, which has never been
A new design for adventure
The Alpiner 4 chronograph watch, with its 44 mm case, is a high performance timepiece.
The combination between stainless steel and black brushed PVD which covers the bezel, the sunray
dial and the luminous hour markers gives the watch a strong identity, a perfect readability and a
design that fully respects the codes of the Alpina brand.
The case of the new Alpina is water resistant up to 100 meters and works through an automatic
chronograph movement AL- 860, surrounded by a soft iron cage to protect the mechanism from
A new version of the GMT 24 hours
The GMT version is extremely easy to use and is designed with the same codes as the Alpiner 4
chronograph watch. The movement of the Alpina watch AL- 550 sets the local time by moving the
hour hand independently, hour by hour.
The 24-hour hand always displays the local time and allows distinguishing night from day in a glance.
Two models are available for this GMT Alpiner 4 timepiece: a black or silver dial, with a stainless steel
or true alligator bracelet.
Sport watch lovers will notice the small logo “4”, placed on the dial, meaning they own the four
qualities of sports watches.