As an aviator and inventor, Ernst Benz was distinctly aware of the need for accurate and instantly legible instruments while airborne. He came to develop an innovative aircraft instrument chronograph based on World War ll aviator military models. This design, The Benz Micro Aircraft Chronograph, became standard equipment for many single-engine planes, military trainers, jets and sailplanes, first in Europe and then throughout the world.
The Great Circle collection is designed, developed and produced in Switzerland, a land forever associated with precision, creativity and talented artisans dedicated to maintaining their unrivaled watchmaking traditions. An extremely efficient timekeeper and genuine wrist instrument, The Great Circle Collection demonstrates the highest level of craftsmanship and thanks to the technological skill of the Ernst Benz workshops, these exceptionally finished timepieces are destined to become legends in the world of watchmaking.