Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby koimaster » March 20th 2016, 10:25am

Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Written by Michael Stockton on Mar 20, 2016

At last year’s Baselworld, Blaise and I visited Fortis as we really hadn’t made contact with the brand during the last several years. We were pretty impressed with their new offerings at the time and their overall range. In fact, I reviewed the then-new Tycoon chronograph and Blaise reviewed a Monolith. We enjoyed the watches, and therefore, were looking forward to the Fortis Baselworld 2016 releases. I’ll go ahead and surprise the hell out of you with this statement; Fortis brought amongst the best – if not the most attractive and reasonable – all around new collections of sports watches in the entire show. Believe it…or don’t…but let’s take a look.

http://www.fratellowatches.com/fortis-b ... novelties/
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby foghorn » March 20th 2016, 10:31am

You go Fortis.
Watches that look like watches!!! I was beginning to lose hope.
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby DBCooper » March 20th 2016, 4:34pm

Really liking the Aeromaster Steel. :Thumbsup:
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby jaw » March 20th 2016, 5:24pm

I like Fortis a lot but never seem to get around to buying one.
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby TemerityB » March 20th 2016, 5:41pm

jaw wrote:I like Fortis a lot but never seem to get around to buying one.


Same here. Last year, I was sizing up a Fortis and an Eterna, and opted for the latter.

But...damn. Those new ones are mint. If my recollection is correct, our own eddiea is a big Fortis fan, so I hope he catches this thread.
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby conjurer » March 20th 2016, 5:43pm

Everytime I think about liking the brand I think of the Mephistophelian Stephen Jay hawking 'em on Urine, talking about how "strong" and "masculine" they are. And then I lose my boner.
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby TemerityB » March 20th 2016, 5:50pm

conjurer wrote:Everytime I think about liking the brand I think of the Mephistophelian Stephen Jay hawking 'em on Urine, talking about how "strong" and "masculine" they are. And then I lose my boner.


Gotta remember - Ol' Shark Chum Man is the distributor, not the brand.
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby tiktok » March 20th 2016, 9:41pm

I think i gotta unload my old one which has served me well to get one of these new ones, very clean.
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby Wasp » March 21st 2016, 5:43am

DBCooper wrote:Really liking the Aeromaster Steel. :Thumbsup:


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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby Falstaff » March 21st 2016, 7:59am

"...rear punched indices...." Sounds like Invicter Ryan inside Eelo's cabana. And yes, that Aeromaster Steel is the tits.
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby hcharles » March 21st 2016, 11:10am

Got to hand it to Fortis. Like the new models. Agree with DB and Falstaff that the Aeromaster Steel is the tits. Nice clean dial.
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Re: Fortis Baselworld 2016: the Novelties

Postby biglove » March 21st 2016, 12:49pm

Not sure about the size of cases; but, the designs are quite nice. Not a single one I would refuse to wear.
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