As my watch collection grows, the number of quartz watches I own has been minimized, except for 2 special pieces that I’m not planning to get apart with any soon.
One of those is the Victorniox Swiss Army Classic Chrono, blue dial; my wife got me this watch 7 years ago as a birthday gift; the watch still gets some good wrist time, as it gets to see the sun at least once a week.
The watch has a very classic design with a very modern accent to it.
The case stands around 41 mm and 47 mm lug to lug;
It sits very comfortably on the wrist due to the curved lugs that really hug the wrist.
The lugs are twisted inwards, an Aqua Terra look alike, but I would say more curved than the Omega to hug the wrist even more.
The case finish is a mix of brushed and polished surfaces; the outer side of the lugs as well as the case sides are satin brushed, and the inner part of the lugs and the bezel are polished.
I find the case is very well finished, much beyond its price point.
The signed crown is hefty and very well finished; I would have preferred it to screw down, but not a deal breaker keeping in mind that it is only 100m WR.
The chrono pushers are nicely polished; and perfectly positioned.
The bracelet is very well made, with solid end links; the only concern is the polished center links that I’m not fond of.
The dial has a nice blue sunburst color, which shines in the sun; the subdials have a nice texture to it, that can be seen only in closeups.
The hands are simple and neat, I would have preferred them better lumed though!
the hour markers are neatly printed on the inner bezel; and the hours are amazingly crafted to fit in the dial around the subdials.
to dress the watch a little bit down, I fit it a vintage style dark brown leather on, and I believe it changed the look in a very nice way;
The only concern here is the irregular lugs’ width which is 21 mm; so it was hard to find a good fit!
to sum up, this is a great watch for the price, a solid movement in an extremely well finished case.
And now some more pics!