Hanhart reinterprets a vintage model in the new Pioneer Silva

August 2023

Hanhart reinterprets a vintage model in the new Pioneer Silva

It’s in the heart of the Black Forest that the 140-year-old Hanhart manufactures the new Pioneer Silva. Ideal for everyday wear, the design of the watch is sleek and minimalist, marrying modern aesthetics with classic elements.


hen it comes to design inspiration, it is never a bad idea to look to the past. The new Pioneer Silva is based on a model from the company’s own museum. The historical model Kal 36/39, named after the Hanhart caliber 36/39 with 15 jewels, served as a simple and clean historical template. The basic design has been reinterpreted in a modern way to create a more contemporary look.

The clean dial and straight-line hands offer perfect contrast and readability. The distinctive dots between the numerals are taken from the historic model. As with the other Pioneer models, Hanhart uses the historical logo on the dial of the Pioneer Silva.

Hanhart reinterprets a vintage model in the new Pioneer Silva

The polished stainless steel case measures a case diameter of 38.5 mm, a case height of 10 mm and a lug-to-lug measurement of 44 mm. These dimensions make the watch perfect for everyday use. The crown bears the “h” of the historic Hanhart logo and the convex, internally anti-reflective sapphire crystal protects against scratches. The watch is water resistant up to 5 bar / 5 ATM.

To ensure that the latest watch from Hanhart not only looks good, but also runs precisely, it is equipped with the reliable SW 200 automatic movement from the renowned Swiss manufacturer Sellita in the best Swiss quality. In addition to stop seconds, it offers a power reserve of up to 38 hours. The movement with its skeletonised Hanhart rotor can be admired through the screwed sapphire crystal back.

On the wrist, a black calfskin strap or a Milanaise mesh strap ensures comfortable wear from day one. For added comfort, the black calfskin strap is lined with Alcantara on the inside. A buckle with the historic Hanhart logo ensures a secure fit.

Hanhart reinterprets a vintage model in the new Pioneer Silva

Like the entire Hanhart collection, the Pioneer Silva is designed with functionality, quality and timeless aesthetics in mind. As one of the most important manufacturers of pilot’s watches in history, Hanhart continues to set itself the highest standards and is guided by the following maxims: unparalleled precision and reliability, perfect read- ability and simple, safe operation as well as the best possible robustness.

The new Hanhart Pioneer Silva can be ordered at www.hanhart.com for 890.00 EUR including 19% VAT.

Hanhart reinterprets a vintage model in the new Pioneer Silva


CASE Stainless steel, polished | Diameter 38.5 mm, Height 10 mm | Lug-to-Lug: 44 mm | Crown with historical Hanhart “h” | Anti-reflective convex sapphire glass | Screwed-down case back with anti-reflective convex sapphire glass | Engraved serial number | Water resistant to 5 bar/5 ATM according to DIN 8310

DIAL AND HANDS Black or white historical logo

STRAP OR BRACELET Leather strap: Black Ox leather, Alcantara on the inside, pin buckle with historical logo | Milanaise mesh bracelet: Buckle with historical logo | Lug width 20 mm

MOVEMENT Automatic movement Sellita SW 200 Rotor with Hanhart Logo | 28.800 vibrations per hour, 4 Hz, 26 jewels | Power reserve min. 38h

FUNCTIONS Three hands, centre hour, minute and second hands, stop-seconds

PRICE 890 Euro incl. 19% VAT

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