Articles in the AMI Category
Read all Calibre 11 articles featuring the Heuer Aeronautica Militare Italiana- or A.M.I. The Lemania 5100-powered Chronograph was made in small numbers for the Italian Air force in the 1980s.
"Poor- Man's" variants, 5100 Series, AMI, AudiSport, Carrera, Cortina, Lemania 5100, Silverstone »
Heuer’s relationship with Lemania in the early 1980s was brief, but intense. As the first part of the Heuer/ Lemania story detailed, Heuer was actually owned by a consortium involving Lemania for a few short years before being sold to TAG in 1984/5. This relationship explains why there were so many Heuer models using the Lemania 5100 movement in the early 1980s.
However what this doesn’t explain is why are there so many other brands that sold almost identical version of these Heuer watches. Based on the trusty formula of two-parts …