I got my first Stowa Flieger that I picked up on the sales forum.
All I can say is WOW!!!!
A couple months ago I was deciding between this and the Archimede. I read all the comparisons but looking at the photos they looked very similar and the difference in price was a bit too much for me to justify. Now I have compared them in the flesh and the Stowa is worth much more than the Archimede. Archimede was really nice and excellent build quality but the Stowa is a far more beautiful watch with nicer finishing all around.
I was a bit nervous it might be a bit too big...it wears large but it sits low and flat on my wrist and is very comfortable. I also love the old style strap. Its much nicer than the plasticy ones that Archimede Pilot M came on.
I like it so much that I've ordered the Baumuster Dial version. I think I even like this better than my Damasko, just a great looking watch. Obviously this can't take a beating like a Damasko but its a much sleeker looking watch.
No photos I've seen can do this watch justice...
Anyway I am a big Stowa fan now!!!