Fortis Founder Limited Edition

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Limited Edition 222 Pieces

Honoring the founder of Fortis
• Case diameter (mm): 40.0
• Case thickness (mm): 9.5
• Case lug width (mm): 20
• Water resistance: 50 meters
• Case back: Transparent
• Case finish: Polished
• Case metal: Stainless steel
• Dial color: Silver/White
• Front crystal: Sapphire
• Movement: Automatic mechanical
• Manufacturer's limited warranty: 2 years
• Warranty service: RGM or Fortis
• MPN: 902.20.32
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WatchBuys Direct Price: $1,060.00
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Fortis Terrestis Founder Limited Edition
Fortis Founder Limited Edition
Fortis Terrestis Founder Limited Edition
Fortis Founder Limited Edition
Fortis Terrestis Founder Limited Edition
Fortis Founder Limited Edition
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Product Details

This is a beautifully made watch.

As a limited edition of 222 pieces, the Fortis Terrestis Founder does what it says - honors the founder of Fortis watches, Walter Vogt.  Walter Vogt

Vogt started the company in 1912 in the small watchmaking village of Gretchen, Switzerland.

This small village has become a watchmaking powerhouse, home not only to Fortis, but to well-known companies including Breitling, Eterna and ETA.

To create this watch, Fortis drew inspiration from one their most iconic timepieces, the Manager.  Fortis Watches in Gretchen Switzerland

That watch was voted the best chronometer in the world in 1956 by the COSC, the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute.

The Fortis Terrestis Founder Limited Edition is housed in a polished 40 mm steel case with transparent case back. The automatic winding Swiss movement has been highly decorated and finished.

Fortis chose dauphine hands and indices to accent the silver/white dial, and in keeping with the classic design Arabic numerals are used at 12 and 6.

This watch features a date display at 3, lume dots on the hour markers and SuperLuminova incorporated into the silver hands.

Important features of this watch include:

  • Limited edition of 222 pieces
  • Silver dauphine hands and indices
  • Transparent case back
  • Fully polished case
  • Highly decorated movement
  • Water resistant to 50 meters

This watch is fitted with a Fortis brown alligator grain calf leather strap with matching stitching and Fortis steel tang buckle

WatchBuys is proud to have been selected as the exclusive North American distributor for Fortis Swiss watches.

When you purchase your new Fortis watch from WatchBuys, you'll not only receive a brand new, factory fresh watch, but also these additional services:

  • All Fortis watches ship directly from our offices in the US to all locations in the US and Canada
  • Two year limited manufacturer's warranty backed by Fortis
  • Fortis watches purchased from WatchBuys may be serviced in the US by RGM, the new official Fortis North American Service Center
  • Our Fortis watches have not been displayed in a retail store or tried on by others
  • Our Fortis watches are the latest production pieces and are all factory fresh, sent directly from the Fortis workshops in Grenchen, Switzerland
  • We're here to answer questions or provide assistance before and after your purchase
  • We visit and meet with Fortis in Switzerland on a regular basis to stay fully updated on all new models and production features
  • WatchBuys offers a comprehensive return policy on all Fortis watches

Because we are the official and authorized North American Fortis distributor, your name and watch serial number will be automatically registered in our database for a genuine Fortis manufacturer's limited two year warranty which we pass through.

Please be aware that most web sites advertising Fortis watches for sale are not authorized Fortis dealers but instead are selling grey market watches.

Such watches may be used, refurbished, very old stock or worse and carry no factory warranty from Fortis.  Further, Fortis has issued recent warnings about fake watches appearing on a number of auction web sites. 

We invite you to review the entire collection of Fortis watches, an important part of Swiss watch history since 1912.

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