Junghans 1972 Chronoscope Quartz Date ref. 041/4260.00 evokes nostalgia of summer Olympic games when Junghans made a large contribution in the sporting world timing the Olympiad.
With advanced technology, the sports watch is designed and engineered for outmost timekeeping, flagging a chronograph (stopwatch) function on the anthracite-grey sunray brush dial.
This model plays bright orange accents embellished on two subdials for 60 seconds and 24-hour display, matching the orange hue on the outside rim next to its applied stainless steel hour markers and printed minute markers. Its date function peeks between 4 and 5 o’clock position.
The unidirectional turning bezel helps to keep track easily of elapsed time.
The wristwatch is has a hard sapphire crystal glass for beautiful form and function. The Junghans 1972 Chronoscope is powered by quartz movement cal. J645.83.
Its movement lies beneath the 43.3 mm Polished-brushed stainless steel case with two buttons and a crown on the side, and a screwed back case.
Its play in style flows through the supple calfskin leather strap that has the bright tangerine on its edges and on its circular race-driver inspired cuts at the center part. Still, with its sporty heritage design, the Junghans 1972 Chronoscope is a refreshing take on history.