Welcome to this week’s instalment of our regular series where we highlight the latest watch releases of the past week, The Wind Up. In this week’s column, we’ll be featuring new watches from Omega, GENUS, Ball and Raymond Weil. Enjoy gents!
Ball Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer
Ball has unveiled a very special piece made to support the fight against COVID-19. The Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer features all of the colours of the rainbow and represents the age-old adage of togetherness and perseverance. The Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer is crafted in a 43mm wide by 13.6mm high stainless steel case and features the COSC certified calibre BALL RR1103-C.
From GENUS we have the spectacle that is the Dragon. The piece features an active portrayal of the dragon on the dial. Depicting the tens-of-minutes display, there are 11 sculpted, decorated and hand-engraved rose gold segments that follow the celestial trajectory of the analemma, the singular signature of GENUS. This is a striking piece that lends itself to the notion of haute horlogerie existing outside of the conventional.
Omega 2021 Seamaster 300 Novelties
Omega has just dropped a handful of novelties for 2021, most notable are the three Seamaster 300 additions. The first is the Seamaster 300 in Bronze Gold, a beautiful piece that combines soft browns, golds and bronzes. The second is the Seamaster 300, with either a blue or black aesthetic, with the blue variation really hitting all the high notes. And the third piece is the Seamaster 300 Black Black, which indeed lives up to its name, featuring a black on black aesthetic accentuated by a black rubber strap.
Raymond Weil Maestro Automatic
Raymond Weil has released its latest piece, the Maestro Automatic. Featuring an open aperture at noon showing the beating heart of the watch, the Maestro Automatic also features a beautiful pink copper dial with contrast blue hands and hour markers. This is a genuinely interesting timepiece that offers bucket-loads of quality and intrigue for a relatively budget-friendly price.
Glashütte Original New SeaQ Model
Glashütte Original introduces a new variation of the SeaQ into its ever-expanding collection. Now featuring a beautiful reed-green dial and matching bezel, the new SeaQ model continues with the line’s original look: boldness, legibility and functionality. The piece comes available on either a synthetic strap, a rubber strap or a metal bracelet, boosting its wearability factor by several notches. It seems as though green really is the new black.
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