Our price £449.00
Availability: In stock
Say hello to the Geckota K-01 A-Type, your new favourite ETA-based Pilots watch...
The latest evolution of the range; a new and improved pilots watch that gives new levels of clarity, quality and elegance, and is now supplied complete with a genuine Handmade in Germany leather strap.
From the moment you strap-on your K-01, its ultra-legible dial, sharp lines and amazingly finished stainless steel case impresses. As ever, inspiration came from iconic vintage Flieger B-Uhren – reimagined as a contemporary classic.
This watch combines elegant simplicity, superb build quality and a Swiss Made ETA 2824-2 movement at its heart. This is the seventh generation of our K-01 range, and believe us when we say it's the best yet!
Just like all the other Geckota watches, these will be made in small batches to control quality and exclusivity, don't miss out!
Solid 316L stainless steel case with screw-in case back.
Bevelled-edge scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. (2.3mm thick)
SuperLuminova - BGW9 or Old Radium
ETA 2824-2 (hacking) movement.
Water resistant to 10 atm.
40 mm case diameter (excludes crown).
8 mm screw-in crown.
11.9 mm case thickness.
49.5 mm lug-to-lug length.
20 mm lug width
Complete with a Handmade in Germany leather strap.
Choose your high-quality Geckota watch with confidence – it comes with our reassuring 24-month guarantee.
For more information please see our technical data table or contact us
|Watch Lug Width||20mm|
|Case Diameter (excluding crown)||40mm|
|Lug to Lug Length||49.5mm|
|Case Material||316L Stainless Steel|
|Case Finish||Brushed / Polished|
|Water Resistant||100 Mtrs (10ATM)|
|Watch Strap||Handmade in Germany leather strap|
|Glass||Sapphire crystal (2.3mm thick)|
|Luminescence||SuperLuminova - BGW9 or Old Radium|
|Power Reserve||38 Hours|
I received my vintage 'Type A' and it is an excellent watch. The reduction in thickness from the previous pilot is noticeable. I was a bit surprised to see the watches are not batch numbered like the previous models.
I had been searching for a Type A Flieger but was worried I might find it a bit boring. Also, choice for slender wrists is not too big to start with. So when I saw the K01 I was interested. Not too big, classic look combined with an interesting twist (colors). Add to that an interesting price with a proven movement, and I was convinced. Yes, a Miyota 9015 would have done just as well and possibly allowed to make the watch even a bit slimmer, but the 2824 is a great movement too.
My main worry was whether the nearly 50mm L2L would not be too much on my wrist.
I received my K01 late last week. This week, I have worn it to work. What a beauty. A clean dial that can look anywhere from black to metallic blue, depending on lighting conditions. A real stunner, without being too flashy. I catch myself staring at it from time to time.
The case is pretty and seems well finished. The crown is a screw-down which for me is a bit of overkill, but some people might appreciate this.
I am not one to measure movement accuracy, but I can say that the watch auto-winds rather well. My desk job is rather sedentary and some watches do not wind enough during a work day to still be running the next morning. The K01 has, so far.
The strap is pretty, but a bit long for me. I am on the first hole and it just about fits (17cm wrist). The strap is also fairly thick, but I think this is normal for this type of watch. It is not stiff, so that is okay.
To my surprise, my watch came in a wooden box which seemed nicer than what I had expected at the price point. WatchGecko also threw in a few goodies, adding to my positive surprise.
All things said, I got a real stunner at a very fair price. I had never had a Geckota watch, only straps from WatchGecko, so I did not really know what to expect.
Well, I am truly impressed.
Great watch: Beautiful case-polish, nice movement. The size is perfect for me. The trend are smaller watches (<42). But every wrist is different, so it's just an individual opinion if the watch is too small/big... I like it!
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Featuring a solid 316L stainless steel case, bevelled scratch resistant sapphire crystal and ETA 2824-2 movement, this is a serious timepiece.
A screw in crown and case back ensure the watch is water resistant to 100 meters. The K-01 is supplied complete with a matching handmade leather strap. Choose your high-quality Geckota watch with confidence, it comes with our reassuring 24-month guarantee.
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