„This Dardanelles war – without equal in the world Four or five mighty armies are pressed and are hurled To reach the Sea of Marmara by hill and pass So many fleets have surrounded So many fleets have surrounded a small mass…“
Mehmet Akif Ersoy, when he described the disproportionate war, which is delayed the conclusion of the First World War, in the most critical era of the war in his poem To The Martyrs of Canakkale, started the poem with these lines. Martyrised the hundreds soldiers per each centimeter square; the Turkish soldiers have “this strait couldn’t pass” said to the central powers.
This year is 100th anniversary of Çanakkale Victory. Commemorated with diffe ent many events like as every year, Çanakkale Victory, in this year, also inspired a watch design which its name is 1915. Like as understanding from its name, these watches manufactured special to Çanakkale Victory and their manufacturing is limited to 1915 pieces.
The feature make special to 1915, is also whole pieces of this watch collection manufactured in Turkey together with Turkish engineers and watch craftsmen. In this collection, the watches’ case shape is like as a porthole seems like to remind the Çanakkale over and over. Thiscollection mainly manufactured 3 versions in gold, bronze and stainless steel. In the collection these versions are available with 6 diffe ent rubber strap variations. Whole versions in the collection include automatic movements in their cases; these movements have 48 hour power reserve. They have features which are 47 mm case diameter, 3 ATM water resistance, ceramic dial, and mineral glass. Besides, the watches present in special boxes which is shape of a porthole. 1915 like as all limited edition watches has numbers on them. While the numbers between 1 and 19 belongs to the white gold watches, the numbers between 20 and 1001 are bronze watches and remained numbers 1002-1915 are of course placed on the collection’s stainless steel versions.
According to what manufacturer said, the collection will see the interest from also Anzac(s) who we shared the mutual history in Çanakkale is expected.