The Axis, the first model made by the new brand Pinion, recently debuted at Salon QP. The brand is based out of England and has both British and Swiss parts. The swiss components most likely end at the movement (2824-2) and the superluminova. The dial is white-on-black and has a white-on-black date window at 4:30 which blends in very nicely with the design. The design somewhat reflects classic pilot designs with the hands and hour markers, as well as size. The hour markers and hands are coated with superluminova, though I would like to see a model with tritium tubes. It has a 42mm PVD case with anti-reflective coated domed sapphire crystal and is water resistant to 100m. The leather strap is 22mm wide and tapers off to 20mm at the buckle. The price, now that is wher it hurts. The watch retails for around 2,150 pounds or approximately 3,500 USD, the top of the line concerning price point for a watch powered by an Eta 2824-2 movement (think Tudor Pelagos). More info can be found on the Pinion website here: http://www.pinionwatches.com/site/pinion-axis-black/
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