The first thing you notice about this Swiss Grand Seiko when you look at it is the dial. It’s a fresh as virgin snow on a crisp winter’s morning – an icy, sparkling white. Seiko call it ‘diamond dust’ and it’s easy to see why. What you notice next, if you’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to hold this watch in your hands is the weight. It’s heavy, real heavy. And that can only mean one thing – platinum.
It was way back in 1997 that the Aquanaut first made its appearance and it was considered something of an oddity. It was a Patek Philippe sports watch made to appeal to a younger audience, which was something that didn’t quite make sense back then.
German watchmaker Swiss Chronoswiss watch has released the Sirius Flying Regulator, to be unveiled at Baselworld 2016. Using the high quality, in-house calibre C.122, the watch features a ‘flying’ minute dial and two sub-dials for hours and seconds.
Look for a minute at your wedding ring. Do you like it? It’s hard to answer, right? And your answer, if you have one, is almost certainly less about whether you like the design or the material and a whole lot more about what it represents. It’s about the memories it holds. The person it reminds you of.