German watchmaker Sinn is, certainly, superb at making software watches of all kinds. Wanting on the model’s portfolio, dive watches maintain a particular place with a number of ultra-robust, ultra-focused fashions, equivalent to the U1 and the U50, each constructed round an an identical idea, with various case diameters. The latter, the U50, has been since its introduction in 2020 the model’s flagship watch on this discipline. And it’s now joined by a high-strength, low-weight sister underneath the title Sinn T50. Nonetheless purpose-built, nonetheless sturdy and designed for a job, now in titanium.
So, right here we’re with a brand new dive watch assortment by Sinn. And sure, it’s not only a new watch, however a number of variations which might be launched right this moment. It truly is a group of three totally different watches, named T50, T50 GBDR and T50 GoldBronze. And if there are totally different supplies concerned, this new assortment is usually about using titanium. As of now, most ought to be aware of the U1 and U50 idea, the place the letter U stands for U-Boot-Stahl, or using German Submarine Metal, and 50 referring the strain resistance of the case – 50ATMs or 500m. Now, the brand new T50 adapts barely the design whereas protecting the specs nearly intact, and as you’ve guessed, the T within the title refers to using titanium.
this new Sinn T50 assortment, you’ll instantly see acquainted traits of the gathering. Bead-blasted case, quick but sturdy lugs, distinguished bezel, precision of the scales and concentrate on reliability and legibility. Wanting carefully on the new T50 watches, there are nonetheless some updates. The design is barely totally different, with a brand new scalloped bezel, with 8 pronounced recesses, a special set of palms (outsized sword palms) and a brand new minute and hour monitor, with barely extra basic markers. Gone are the oblong markers and block-shaped palms, two extremely distinctive parts of the metal U50 and U1 fashions.
The fundamentals for all three variations – T50, T50 GBDR and T50 GoldBronze – are the identical. We’re taking a look at purpose-built dive watches with useful, instrumental design, a 41mm diameter, a 12.3mm top and bead-blasted surfaces throughout. The case retains the crown at 4 o’clock, in addition to a thick sapphire crystal, and a titanium screwed again. The Sinn T50 additionally retains all highly-robust options of the model’s earlier dive watches. This contains the captive diver’s bezel with guard to stop unintended misadjustment – by utilizing the “press first, then flip” idea – and the basic TEGIMENT Know-how coating. The watch, with a water-resistance of 500m, is examined in line with the technical calls for for the diving norm DIN 8306, and examined primarily based on European diving tools requirements EN 250 and EN14143, as licensed by DNV.
Contained in the case of all fashions is the extremely succesful Sellita SW300-1, an computerized motion with 25 jewels, 4Hz frequency and 42h energy reserve. It shows the hours, minutes, seconds and date and includes a stop-seconds.
As stated, three editions of the Sinn T50 are launched. First is the basic mannequin, fully manufactured from titanium, with a titanium bezel and a black dial. Strong and light-weight (53 grams), it’s geared up with a black dial and white markers, all coated with colour-differentiated luminous paint for the minute hand, second hand and key mark on the bezel. This full-titanium model of the T50 is out there both on a silicon strap (EUR 3,380) or on a titanium bracelet (EUR 3,340) and will probably be a part of the everlasting assortment as of Might 2023.
New in line is the T50 GBDR, which performs on the pattern for two-tone watches – nonetheless, in a toolish method, not in an opulent method. This mannequin retains the center case in titanium of the basic mannequin however replaces the titanium bezel with a bezel manufactured from Goldbronze 125 – an alloy developed by Sinn that mixes 87.5% of bronze and 12.5% of gold. Why this new alloy? To supply a steel with a excessive diploma of purity, which leads to improved pores and skin compatibility and elevated corrosion resistance in comparison with standard bronze alloys. Additionally, Goldbronze 125 will develop patina and oxidize, but at a slower tempo than with peculiar bronze. The caseback stays completed in titanium. This model has a black dial and will probably be out there with a strong titanium bracelet (EUR 4,100), a silicon strap (EUR 4,140) or a textile strap (EUR 3,750). This mannequin isn’t restricted.
Lastly, with a purpose to have a good time the launch of this new assortment, Sinn is releasing a restricted version of 300 items, the T50 GoldBronze with a case, crown and bezel manufactured from Goldbronze 125, absolutely bead-blasted. Solely the caseback is manufactured from titanium. This version advantages from its personal dial, with distinctive and irregular ornamental sprucing, in addition to a color meant to recall patinated bronze. Solely out there on a textile strap, this restricted version Sinn T50 GoldBronze will probably be out there in Might 2023 and priced at EUR 4,980.
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