Dial & Arms
Deep blue just like the depths of the Grecian seas, the dial on the Mihanikos is a superb pairing with the matte metal case. In darker mild, the dial reads black with only a trace of blue, whereas in full daylight, it’s clearly a wealthy navy. Working across the exterior of the dial, you’ll discover sponge-shaped indices which are handled with luminous paint. Bigger indices reside at 3 and 9, whereas 6 is occupied by the distinctive operating indicator. Driving house the sponge diving theme even additional, this operating indicator is formed just like the handbook air pumps which despatched air down into the depths in order that the divers inside their fits may proceed to breathe. There’s a small lume pip on the seconds wheel that highlights the always-rotating dial.
At 12, you’ll discover a date show that’s surrounded by a big oval window. You don’t see a ton of 12 o’clock dates and it’s a pleasant contact on the Mihanikos. To inform the time, you’ll have the pleasure of studying the daring hour and minute arms that begin on the stem with a rounded again and terminate at a degree. Beneath the arms at 12 is the model’s title “IANOS ” in a stylized typeface. At 6, there’s the textual content “ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΟΣ”, which interprets to “Mechanic”. On the rehaut, there’s extra Greek textual content, rendered in shiny clear sort on a matte background. It’s delicate, however the lyrics to the tune “Ο ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΟΣ” are printed on the slim flange. It interprets to:
“Η ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΟΣ ΘΑ ΓΙΝΩ Η ΣΤΟΝ ΑΜΜΟ Θ’ ΑΠΟΜΕΙΝΩ” – “I’ll both be a mechanic or stay within the sand”
ΚΙ ΑΝ ΠΕΘΑΝΩ ΜΗ ΜΕ ΚΛΑΨΕΙΣ ΜΕΣ ΣΤΟΝ ΑΜΜΟ ΝΑ ΜΕ ΘΑΨΕΙΣ” – “and if I die, don’t cry for me, bury me within the sand”
The lyrics are an attention-grabbing contact that additional drives the Greek sponge diving theme house.