2013/03/16 - Pre-BaselWorld 2013


FORTIS the F-43 “Jumping Hour”


"Jump" once per hour

With its "Jumping Hour" FORTIS offers a second to none solution for a jumping hour watch. While usually a special hand moves forward, in this case a disc with a view window advances once per hour and indicates the hour digits on the underneath lying dial, while a center pointer counts the minutes.

Available in two model variations as an elegant execution with relief dial or in clear optics, with insight into the functionality of a mechanics which reminds of locking mechanisms of old locks.

FORTIS F-43 “Jumping Hour” First public presentation in Basel April 25, 2013






Specifications (Click to slide)

FORTIS F-43 "Jumping Hour"

  • Caliber FORTIS F-2024, Swiss automatic
  • 200 m water-resistant / 20 bar
  • Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides




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