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185 10 22 : LIP - T10 Mermoz Black
Short Description
T10 Mermoz Black watch has an amazing history.
This is a unique watch which is inspired by the original LIP board watch of Jean Mermoz’ Croix du Sud seaplane.
T10 Mermoz Black keeps the authenticity of the board watch and the specific and unique features : off-centered small second hand at 7 am, crown and date at 4 am. The fluorescent indexes are the result of Pierre and Marie Curie researches. The full black version is timeless and stamped by its history.

History :
LIP shared a part of the Aeropostale adventure. From 1935, LIP produced a small set of board watches. One of these board watches, called Type 10, equipped Jean Mermoz’ seaplane. This board watch, Type 10, was recognized for its reliability and for its high precision.
Jean Mermoz is a legendary aviator. His nickname was ‘Archangel’. He developed air lines which was very dangerous at that time. Jean Mermoz Late 300 Croix du Sud seaplane has been produced in Toulouse Latecoere factories to deliver mail.
Price
HKD 1,238.00 / pcs
Specifications

  • watch reference
    185 10 22
  • strap reference
    142 946 M size lenght 225 mm
  • buckle reference
    143 057
  • battery type
    371
  • case
    stainless steel / satin / mineral glass / 50m
  • dial
    black
  • strap
    black / light lining / genuine leather
  • movement
    Miyota GP 11

 

Jean MERMOZ
Born on the 9th of December 1901, French pilot, legend of the Aeropostale.

«The mail has to be delivered on time». Jean Mermoz.
Lip offered it’s know-how to service Jean Mermoz’s Aeropostale adventure by equiping his Late 300 Croix du Sud manufactured by the Latecoere Factories based in Toulouse, with a high precision on board watch.
The type 10 is a strapped adaptation of this on board watch.

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