6 Best Alpina Watches Review

A Review of Alpina Watches

Hello everyone, today I’ve put together an Alpina watches review. I’ll be taking a look at the quality of their watches follow up with a list of 6 of the best Alpina watches currently available.

Alpina Watches International SA is a manufacturer that’s based in Plan-Les-Ouatesm Genever, Switzerland. They manufacturer a large range of Swiss luxury watches. The company was founded by Gottlieb Hauser in 1883, a watchmaker in Winterthur who also founded the Swiss Watchmakers Corporation.

Are Alpina Watches Any Good?

So are Alpina watches actually any good? In terms of quality and value for money, they’re pretty excellent. Alpina were actually one of the first recognised brands to be categorised as sports watches with the launch of the popular Alpina 4 in 1938.

These days Alpina has a large range of watches available from sports timepieces to diving and pilot designs. There really is something for everyone with Alpina watches. The Swiss made watches also make use of Swiss quartz or automatic movements for reliable and accurate timekeeping.

Overall, I’m quite a fan of Alpina watches, they’re certainly very well built watches and come with a decent spec list for most their models.

 

6 Best Alpina Watches For Men

Below I’ve put together a little list of 6 of the best Alpina watches for men. These are some of the most popular Alpina watches currently available. This is to give you a little idea of some of the designs available from this Swiss watch brand.

As always, if you have any questions about any of the watches featured, simply comment at the bottom and I’ll try and help you out as soon as I can. For now, enjoy today’s list.

1. Alpina Men’s Alpiner 4 Automatic Watch

Alpina AL-550G5AQ6View the latest details and prices on Amazon or Watch Shop

 The first Alpina watch I wanted to feature in today’s list is the Alpina Alpiner 4. This is a smart looking GMT watch powered by an automatic movement. The stainless steel casing of this model has a diameter of 45mm with a thickness of 15mm making it quite a large, men’s watch. This has been paired up with a soft genuine leather strap that fastens with a buckle style clasp.

On the dial, we have these bold hands and pointed hour markers with a coating of lume for better visibility at night. This is an Alpina GMT watch and as such features an extra hand to display a different time zone on the dial. There’s also a useful date indicator at the 3 o’clock position on the dial.

Powering this watch is a Swiss made automatic movement for reliable and accurate timekeeping. A sapphire crystal glass provides you with excellent scratch and knock protection. It also features a 100m water resistance rating.

You can read my full Alpina AL-550G5AQ6 watch review here soon.

 

2. Alpina Men’s Startimer Pilot Chronograph Watch

Alpina chronograph AL-372B4S6View the latest details and prices on Amazon or Watch Shop

 Up next is this awesome pilot watch from Alpina Geneve. This Alpina Startimer chronograph watch is built with a 44mm stainless steel casing that has a thickness of 13mm. It’s been paired up with a grey coloured Cordura fabric strap that fastens with a buckle style clasp.

The dial features that typical pilot style easy to read high visibility display with bold hands and numeral style hour markers that stand out against the black background. The hands have a coating of lume for better visibility at night.

There are three chronograph sub-dials featured on the dial, these display a 60 second, 30 minute, and 1/10th of a second timer. There’s also a useful date display at the 6 o’clock position on the dial that’s been worked in rather nicely.

At the heart of this timepiece is a Swiss made quartz chronograph movement calibre AL-372. This provides you with very accurate and reliable timekeeping. A highly scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass lens has been used on the front of the watch. This Alpina watch also has a 100m water resistance rating.

You can read my full Alpina AL-372B4S6 watch review here soon.

 

3. Alpina Men’s Alpiner Automatic Watch

Alpina AL-525B4E6View the latest details and prices on Amazon or Watch Shop

 In at number 3 we have this attractive looking Alpina Alpiner watch. This model is made with a stainless steel casing that has a 41mm casing diameter and a thickness of 11mm making it quite a slim watch. It’s fitted with a black genuine leather strap that fastens with a buckle style clasp.

The dial has a nice and simple design to it with a black background and silver tone hands and hour markers. It also features a small date display at the 6 o’clock position on the dial.

At the heart of this Alpina watch is a Swiss made quartz movement for excellent timekeeping and accuracy. Like the previous watches featured it has a sapphire crystal glass that provides excellent scratch and knock resistance. This model only has a 50m water resistance rating.

You can read my full AL-525B4E6 Alpina watches review here soon.

 

4. Alpina Startimer Pilot Chronograph Watch

Alpina AL-372B4FBS6View the latest details and prices on Amazon or Watch Shop

 In at number 4 we have a variation of the Alpina chronograph watch that was featured 2nd in our list. This Startimer Pilot watch is built with a popular black ion-plated stainless steel casing that has a diameter of 44mm and a thickness of 13mm. The strap is made from a black fabric and fastens with a buckle style clasp.

Again we have this typical high visibility dial design found on many pilot style watches. The hands are also coated in lume for better visibility. There are 3 chronograph sub dials which display a 60 second, 30 minute, and 1/10th of a second timer. There’s a small date indicator at the 6 o’clock position on the dial.

Powering this Alpina Swiss watch is a Swiss made quartz chronograph movement for reliable and accurate timekeeping. The sapphire crystal glass offers a high level of scratch resistance and has an anti-reflective coating to help reduce glare. This timepiece also has a 100m water resistance rating.

You can read my full AL-372B4FBS6 Alpina watch review here soon.

 

5. Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 Chronograph Watch

Alpina diving watch AL-372LBBRG4V6View the latest details and prices on Amazon or Watch Shop

 If you’re looking for a high quality diving watch then this Alpina Seastrong diving watch could be ideal for you. It features a stainless steel 44mm casing with a thickness of 14mm. This it topped with a beautifully coloured rotating bezel. It’s paired up with a genuine leather strap for added comfort, this fastens with a buckle clasp.

The dial has a very nice neat layout to is with contrasting hands and hour markers that stand out against the black background. The hands are also coated with lume for better visibility in dim lit conditions. There are three chronograph sub-dials on display which show a 60 second, 30 minute, and 1/10th of a second timer. There’s also a nice date display at the 6 o’clock position.

Powering this Alpina diving watch is a Swiss made quartz movement calibre AL-372. A sapphire crystal glass protects against scratches and knocks on the dial. It also features a very impressive 300m water resistance rating.

You can read my full Alpina Seastrong watch review here soon.

 

6. Alpina Men’s Alpiner Heritage Automatic Watch

Alpina AL-710KMV4E6View the latest details and prices on Amazon or Watch Shop

 Last up in today’s list of the best Alpina watches is this fantastic Alpina Automatic Heritage timepiece. This Alpina Heritage has a stainless steel casing with a casing diameter of 40mm and a thickness of just 13mm. This is combined with a genuine leather strap in black, it fastens with a buckle style clasp.

I love this type of dial design. It looks quite simple yet the method of displaying the 6 it actually a little different, not something you see very often. The hands and hour markers also have a coating of lume for better visibility at night.

Powering this Alpina watch is a Swiss made automatic AL-710 movement. This is a 26 jewel movement that beats at 28,800 BPH giving you a really smooth sweeping second hand at 8 ticks per second. The power reserve of the AL-710 is 42 hours. It’s an accurate and reliable movement that charges up from the movement of your wrist, never requiring a battery.

Like the previous Alpina watches, this model makes use of a high quality sapphire crystal glass for scratch and knock resistance. It also has a simple 50m water resistance rating.

You can read my full AL-710KMV4E6 Alpina automatic watch review here soon.

 

Conclusion

Thanks for taking the time to read through today’s Alpina watches review. What was your favourite model featured today? Comment below and let us know.

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