UNIMATIC returns to amaze us with the new limited edition of its Model One, this time linked to a foundation that we should all have at heart: FAI. The Milanese watchmaking brand wanted to declare the love for Italy and for the culture linked to our country with the Model Uno U1S-Fai, thus actively supporting the Italian Environment Fund and allowing the owner of the watch to become one part integral..
FAI is a non-profit foundation established in 1975, with the aim of protecting and enhancing the Italian historical, artistic and cultural heritage. Thanks to the commitment of the FAI, Italy has seen many of its beautiful sites saved from neglect, restored, promoted and open to the public.
Il Model Uno U1S-FAI it is UNIMATIC's commitment to support the FAI and to support it in the triple mission of protecting the Italian heritage; promote the education, appreciation, knowledge and enjoyment of the Italian environment, its landscape and artistic heritage; as well as to monitor the protection of Italian natural and cultural assets.
The slim Model Uno U1S-FAI is a professional and Made in Italy diver's watch that belongs to a limited edition of only 200 individually numbered pieces. The watch is powered by the Sellita SW200-1 movement and features a galvanic black dial with Super-LumiNova® C1white lume indexes, carefully hand-painted on each piece, chosen to pay homage to traditional watchmaking and Italian craftsmanship. , as opposed to screen printing or standard pad.
The Super-LumiNova® indexes recall the raised luminous point on the FAI green aluminum bezel disc which is located inside the 120-click one-way bezel.
The 40mm case is in brushed 316L stainless steel, and the screw-down caseback is engraved 'UNIMATIC and this watch support FAI'. The 8 mm diameter crown, together with the double crown of the 2,5 mm thick sapphire crystal, guarantee the water resistance of 300 meters. Each watch is also individually tested.
The watch is fitted with a two-piece black calfskin strap and features a spare green FAI NATO strap along with the FAI orange nylon loop. In the sturdy case, together with the watch, spare strap and UNIMATIC warranty certificate, there will also be the FAI Membership card. This card offers a long list of benefits, such as free entry to FAI to properties in Italy and those of the National Trust of England and Wales, Jersey, Scotland and Australia. This membership allows the holder to become part of the community of lovers of Italian art and beauty, who undertake concrete actions for the protection of the Italian heritage.
The new U1S-FAI is released globally on July 20th at 17pm CET / 00am EST, and is available on www.unimaticwatches.com at the price of 1'050EUR VAT excl.