Favre-Leuba may be Switzerland’s second most established watch brand, however it was resuscitated only as of late . All things considered, this old-youthful brand has just made a rather enormous collection, with a few fascinating complications , all dependent on one maxim: “conquering frontiers”. Favre-Leuba , during the 1960s and 1970s, had a strong spotlight on instrument watches and that’s the thought behind the flow line-up, including the all-rounder Raider Sea Sky , a chronograph that is presently accessible in bright, fiery colours.
The Favre-Leuba Raider Sea Sky is a watch made for experience, on land, submerged, or high in the sky. It is an appropriate apparatus watch that combines numerous functions and is impervious to the two statures and profundities. In reality, it includes a chronograph function however could likewise be considered a plunge watch with its powerful water-obstruction and unidirectional bezel. An apparatus intended to be worn wherever – and even close to the pool for summer or during a climb, consequently the new bright, fiery shadings offered on this Raider Sea Sky.
These new versions are about new tones. The remainder of the watch hasn’t advanced and you’ll perceive the recognizable powerful, cushion-formed case, enlivened by old models of the brand – generally the Favre-Leuba Bathy 160 watch. The case is huge, ensured and hefty. With its 44mm measurement and a tallness over 15mm, don’t anticipate that the Raider Sea Sky should fly under the radar – particularly with these new bright dials.
Nonetheless, the shape is intriguing and interesting, with pleasantly planned casebands that outwardly make the watch feels more slender than it truly is. A few other subtleties ought to be noted, for example, the very much incorporated and functional chronograph pushers just as the adjusted caseback – a pleasant detail, as the engravings are consistently in the privilege direction.
As mentioned, the Favre-Leuba Raider Sea Sky is a lovely cool combination of components. The case is water-impervious to 200m – above and beyond for most recreational jumps – and highlights a unidirectional bezel. Its anodized aluminum embed highlights a 60-minute scale for decompression timings. It likewise includes a chronograph complication, generally more held to land and sky models. Altogether, it is more than reasonable for most outside exercises. The watch can be worn on an elastic lash, a leather tie or a 3-interface steel wristband, contingent upon how you need to manage it (note that the leather ties, in dark or earthy colored, highlight vivid stitchings coordinating the dial).
Powering the Raider Sea Sky is the universal Valjoux chronograph development. Favre-Leuba settled on the correct decision by utilizing the 7753 and its more adjusted 3-6-9 showcase. The development is hearty, effectively functional and fits the toolish idea of this watch.
New for 2019 are two new dials for the Raider Sea Sky. Already accessible with turned around panda dials and orange accents, just as a blue version with white sub-counters, this chronograph/plunge watch is currently accessible in either bright orange or yellow, with contrasting dark sub-dials and seconds track. Not the most tactful decision without a doubt, but rather the outcome is new and adds some coolness to this watch. It likewise is a reference to the 1960s and 1970s Bathy models, which were at that point accessible in such bright colours.
The Favre-Leuba Raider Sea Sky Orange or Yellow dials are currently accessible at approved retailers. Costs will be CHF 3,300 on an elastic tie, CHF 3,400 on a leather tie and CHF 3,800 on a steel wristband. More subtleties at favre-leuba.com .