It is also quite heavy at 16 ounces, which, admittedly, is not something that everyone will find desirable. Be that as it may, you would certainly find its resistance to water to be worth every penny (you can submerge it to a depth of up to 1640 feet). That is not something common with watches of this kind. You will feel safe taking a dip in the pool or the lake or the ocean. If water sports are your thing, you can take your watch along with you for the ride. The Swiss quartz movement is protected.
That means a battery does not power it. Rather, it relies solely on your movement, particularly harnessing energy through your natural wrist movement. It goes without saying that you would have to use your watch regularly to preserve the accuracy of the timepiece. Disregard this, and you might end up having to rewind and reset it frequently. It certainly helps to know, though, that you won’t need to replace the batteries. The watch weighs 1.1 pounds, which is similar to the Invicta.
Aside from those, you also get to see the wheels, bridges, and disks behind the 30-minute chronograph counter. The bridges derive their strength and aesthetic appeal from the corrosion-resistant tantalum or gold-colored physical vapor deposition (PVD). If you’re familiar with Maurice Lacroix, then you will also be aware of the “Grand Colimacon” finish, which is a constant feature in their watches and is used here for the main bridge.
Another interesting feature is the photochromic glass or discoloration glass. This creates the mesmerizing effect of changing the color of the dials with noticeable changes in sunshine intensity or the intensity of some other light source. You can see different colors looking through the glass at different angles. This takes advantage of the steampunk appearance, mineral glass, and a luminous pointer to the extent that the darker it becomes, the more luminous the appearance of the dial. It has a moderate water resistance of 10M.
It is impressively fashionable for other reasons as well. Consider that it is incredibly light with a weight of 7.2 ounces. Its case diameter is fashionably large at 49 millimeters, and the size is suitably complemented by a thickness of 15 millimeters. Throw in the 22-mm calfskin band, and you are set to walk into any crowd feeling adequately sophisticated with this mid-tier watch.
You can instantly make out the colors of the Italian flag used to accentuate the locality in which ItalDesign operates. It also matches the design and color scheme of the car. As for its structure, it features a multi-layer carbon case, which is 45 millimeters in diameter. Inside, you can see the white ceramic bezel clearly accented by red liquid ceramic. The designers favored coating the surface of this watch with Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC), which significantly increases the watch’s aesthetic appeal.
Blancpain Villeret Squelette 8 Jours
This is complemented appropriately by the white gold case, which is 38 millimeters in diameter and that features bridges and the main plate decorated with a scrolling motif. These gel perfectly with the circular curves of the barrels, case, and bridges. All of these encapsulate the powerful functionality and reliability of the Blancpain Squelette 8 Jours.
It is comprised of 52 parts that are blended with its nonreflective sapphire crystal finish that showcases the Autobloc system that has since been patented by Chronoswiss. As for the dials, the galvanic black dial and galvanic silver dial use white and turquoise Super-LumiNova respectively. The chronograph features two separate counter subdials set to thirty minutes and twelve hours at twelve o’clock and six o’clock, respectively along with a smaller seconds subdial at nine o’ clock. The caliber C741S chronograph has a 25-jewel movement, which is responsible for its 46 hours of power reserves.