All through its historical past, the Edox “dolphins” have modified appearances a number of instances however remained trustworthy to the core precept of robustness and reliability. Over sixty years in the past, Edox launched the primary Delfin diving watch with a strengthened caseback and screw-down crown with “Double O Ring” sealing know-how. It was maybe the world’s most effective system to make sure water-resistance at the moment. The newest reference to that long-standing historical past is the brand new Edox Delfin Mecano Computerized in moss inexperienced.
The unique mannequin was launched in 1961 with a plain spherical bezel; Edox introduced a model with a colored bezel and a basic scale some 4 years later. In 1973 a brand new Delfin with a dodecagonal bezel was launched, and it’s this watch that impressed the Delfin launch of the day-date computerized mannequin in 2020 with 5 color combos. That is additionally used because the platform to create a skeletonised line, the Edox Mecano Computerized. The brand new reference is nothing however an train in colouring, to be exact, “moss inexperienced”, as there are earlier fashions with comparable traits.
The brand new version of the Edox Delfin Mecano Computerized Moss Inexperienced is a 43mm diameter watch with a top of 12.5 mm. The stainless-steel case is PVD coated in gray and has a 12-sided bezel within the spirit of the unique Delfin from 1973. The skeletonised dial parts are completed in moss inexperienced, matching the rubber strap with a pin buckle. The utilized hour indices and darkened arms are given a dose of Tremendous-LumiNova.
The openings reveal components of the Edox calibre 853, a re-decorated Sellita SW 200. The mainplate and bridges are skeletonised and supply an excellent view via the cut-outs. The caseback has a sapphire crystal so you’ll be able to see the motion, offering 42 hours of energy reserve. It runs at a frequency of 28,800vph and makes use of 26 jewels.
Edox calls this watch an “city diver”, and I couldn’t agree extra. Essentially the most vital efficiency traits are current, 200 m water-resistance and technical options, such because the screw-down crown with double O-rings and strengthened caseback. Nevertheless it lacks a number of the includes a diving diver’s, not a driving diver’s watch ought to have – a unidirectional rotating bezel with a 60-minute scale, to say one.
Then once more, diving watches usually are not for actual divers, as they use Shearwater or Suunto computer systems as a substitute. However, the Edox Delfin Mecano Computerized is an environment friendly and well-executed watch; it appears to be like very snug to put on, will not be too heavy (120 grams), and is in keeping with trendy traits. If the color mixture supplied with this reference doesn’t swimsuit you, there are eight extra choices, together with decisions with a chrome steel bracelet. This re-creation of the Edox Delfin Mecano Computerized with moss inexperienced parts has been obtainable since September, and the retail worth is EUR 1,590.
For extra info or buy, please go to www.edox.ch.
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