Geckota K-01 B Type 40mm ETA 2824 Pilot Watch
Say hello to the Geckota K-01 B-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! See the complete Geckota automatic watches in our range here.
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.
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|Watch Movement||ETA 2824-2 (auto)|
|Watch Lug Width||20mm|
|Watch Case Colour||Silver|
|Lug to Lug Length||49.5mm|
|Case Material||316L Stainless Steel|
|Case Finish||Brushed / Polished|
|Water Resistant||100 Mtrs (10ATM)|
|Watch Strap||Genuine Leather Strap|
|Glass||Sapphire crystal (2.3mm thick) AR coating on the inside|
|Luminescence||SuperLuminova - BGW9 or Old Radium|
|Power Reserve||38 Hours|
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Our team will carefully pack and send your order out by the next working day.
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Most international customers will receive their orders in around one week, but delivery can occasionally take up to 28 days for international orders.
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Swiss Made Movement
With such a high level of build quality we knew we needed a movement to match, which is why we used the Swiss Made ETA 2824-2. This is a reliable, well made and extremely easy to service movement which has set the bar for entry level luxury watch movements across the industry.
It's all about attention to detail with the K-01
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.
K-01 Handmade Strap
A watch of this quality needed an equally impressive strap to match, this is why it is paired with our Vintage Soft Top Grain leather strap. This beautiful vintage styled strap adds the finishing touch and will even look better with age.
The K-01B Classic Style
After strapping on the watch, you instantly get the feeling that you are wearing something special... The incredible finishing, solid feel and weight are instantly apparent, then you begin to notice the small details - such as the sunburst dial or the heat-blued hands, the longer you wear it the more it grows on you, the true beauty of a well-executed luxury watch.
The K-01 Hands
This latest K-01 also features new and improved handsets appropriate to each dial version, for the A-type pilots watch we have used strong & chamfered sword hands while for the B-type pilots watch we have used thinner sword hands. Staying true to the original B type pilots watch the hour hand on our Geckota K-01 stays within the inner hour track. We have even heat blued the hands on the appropriate dial versions as another quality statement.
The K-01 Case
We wanted the K-01 to be perfect for everyday wear so we opted for a 40mm case diameter, arguably the 'perfect size' this watch will be small enough to not impede on your daily life, but big enough to command some presence. For a subtle yet stylish look we have used a brushed finish on the majority of the case, which is nicely contrasted by the polished bevel.
The K-01 Dial
As with all pilots watches, legibility is important to the Geckota K-01. To ensure maximum readability we have used large dials with crisp printed contrasting indices topped off with Swiss SuperLuminova to ensure that accurate time can be read whatever the situation. To bring a contemporary feel to the watch we have also opted for Sunburst Blue and Grey options, ensuring that there is something for everyone.
This K-01 is the latest evolution in the range, which brings a whole new level of build quality. Strap this watch on and get lost in the contrasting details and sharp finishing. We pride ourselves in setting a high quality standard which you may have never seen accessible at this price point before.
K-01 Limited Availability
As with all Geckota watches, this new K-01 will only be made in small batches of hundreds at a time, ensuring exclusivity and allowing us to control our high quality standard. As always, the K-01 comes with a reassuring 2-year guarantee.
This K-01 Pilots watch draws back on the history of the original watches used by pilots during WW2. Heavily inspired by the Baumuster 'A' & 'B' Fliegeruhren made to certain specifications by Stowa, IWC and others, with a few contemporary twists.