Original Formex 4 Speed AS6500 Automatic chronograph GMT Swiss Made Limited Edition watch.
Formex’s 4Speed AS 6500 GMT is powered by a Valjoux 7754 Automatic chronograph movement – the 7750 variation which includes a GMT functionality. Being crafted in Steel/Titanium, this watch is lighter than its large diameter might have you believe. The “AS” in the name stands for “Air Speed” because this is a pilot’s watch. The AS 6500 utilizes a square case, with “bull-head” type positioning of the crown and pushers. Inside the watch exists a rotating bezel operated by the large crown (marked AIR) at the 3 o’clock position. This internal bezel offers calculation data pertinent to a pilot. Known as watch slide-rulers, these are common on top class pilot watches and can offer a good deal of information to the advised owner. In addition to the 12 hour chronograph, the Valjoux 7754 has a GMT hand for displaying a second timezone on a 24 hour scale. This is an excellent feature for travelers or pilots to keep track of a second timezone.
– Swiss made
– 10ATM WR
– Ref. 85009.9122
– Registered design
– special shock absorbing technology on watch case
– capable of calculating distance and time / miles per minute / gas consumption / rate of climb or descent / distance of climb or descent.
– box and documentation
– box includes special tools for disassembling band and case
– extra leather strap and buckle.
Black PVD covered steel case with titanium back-case, large square face, rugged race-inspired looks, nothing else looks quite like it.
Marked on the back-case SWISS MADE | AS6500 85009.9122 | STEEL TITANIUM | WR 10 ATM | LIMITED EDITION 103/499 | REGIST. DESIGN
The watch operates reliably, and is intended to be highly durable.
The watch is in a very good overall condition and the maintenance history is unknown. The watch is working and keeping an accurate time, but as for any vintage or used watch, a basic revision is recommended.
Most of the watches that I am selling are liquidation or collector items, therefor I make no claims and give no warranty regarding continual accuracy of time keeping. Used, antique or vintage watches may need servicing, even if they are in good running condition. Unless otherwise stated they may need to be cleaned, oiled, adjusted and or timed. I cannot guarantee a used watch to be waterproof or water resistant.