Fortis är ett märke som jag alltid tyckt varit ballt och från början trodde jag det var ryskt(!), tycker det hamnar lite i skuggan av de andra stora märkena, jag undrar varför det är så? Lägg upp bilder på era favoriter! Från wikipedia: History Twelve years after its establishment, Walter Vogt set up production with John Harwood, the inventor of the automatic wristwatch. In 1926, Fortis released the first self-winding wristwatch, the patented Harwood Automatic. In 1937, Fortis commemorated their 25th anniversary by manufacturing their first chronographs and in 1954 they took over the world-wide distribution of alarm watches. In 1992, they released the first watch with indication of the 52 calendar weeks. Cosmonauts' equipment Since 1994 Fortis has been the exclusive supplier of manned space missions authorized by the Russian Federal Space Agency. Fortis Flieger The company's 75th anniversary Fortis set a trend with their new edition of the Flieger automatic collection, known as the world's first factory of automatic wristwatches. In 2004, the Flieger Chronograph was awarded the first European Aviation Watch of the Year Trophy. Military Squadron Editions Apart from being the official supplier of tool watches for manned space mission, Fortis also supplied watches to many worldwide military squadrons. The list includes the de:Jagdgeschwader (Germany), Swiss 11 Fighters - Switzerland, Hellenic Tigers - Greece, NATO Forces - Hungary, Immelmann 51 - Germany, Thunder Tiger Aerobatic Team - Taiwan, Papa Squadron - Hungary.