MeisterSinger has ascended to acclaim with watches that show the time with one hand as it were. Fortunately, this plan constraint has not confined its imagination. The German brand presently presents a restricted edition piece with a significant social message. The Urban Day-Date commemorates opportunity in the Netherlands, and a piece of the income from deals will be committed to a cause which underpins activities “that add to a free and tranquil society“. Meet the new MeisterSinger Urban Day-Date Edition 75 Jaar Vrijheid.
Yesterday, on 5 May, the Netherlands restrainedly commended its yearly public holiday named Bevrijdingsdag, in a real sense deciphered as “liberation day”. The day was at first intended to commemorate the freedom from the German occupier in 1945, yet in the most recent many years, the center has moved more towards opportunity in general.
The piece currently presented by MeisterSinger is known as the Urban Day-Date Vrijheidseditie – or Edition 75 Jaar Vrijheid. For each watch sold, EUR 75 will be given to an establishment named vfonds , which upholds many activities that add to a free and serene society. It depends on the passage level MeisterSinger Urban Day-Date . This model was presented in 2019 and has 50m water-opposition. It is the lone Meistersinger that has a Japanese development and shows twofold digit hours – and not twofold digit minutes.
Technically-speaking, the Urban Day-Date Vrijheidseditie is quite straight-forward. It is controlled by a Miyota 8285, which is seen through a presentation caseback. MeisterSinger conveys changes to bring its unique single hand show to this Japanese programmed development, which has 42 hours of force hold. It additionally has a day-date complication which has been appointed an altogether different errand. Rather than disclosing to us the date, this presently helps us to remember our freedom.
The genuine news is in the plan. Unexpectedly, this is a watch that shows seven qualities that for the Dutch are definitely associated with opportunity. On the plate that regularly shows the weekday, the accompanying words are printed: Vrijheid [freedom], Democratie [democracy], Je Maintiendrai [French for ‘I will keep up’, the maxim of the ensign of the Netherlands], Privilege, Soevereiniteit [sovereignty], Onafhankelijkheid [independence] and Dankbaarheid [gratitude]. In expansion to this day by day token of opportunity, each fifth day of the month the Dutch banner will be appeared rather than the date at six o’clock.
The watch is planned in shades of the Dutch banner. The dial is sapphire blue with a slight inclination impact that goes dim blue around the edges of the dial. The “freedom discs” are painted red with white content. The minutes and hour signs are white, with red subtleties. Same goes for the single hand that shows the time.
Price and availability
Although Liberation day was praised for the current week, it merits referencing that the watch isn’t accessible yet. Conveyance of this piece will begin on 15 August. MeisterSinger says this day was picked on the grounds that it wasn’t until that date that the Japanese Emperor at long last gave up. He thereby additionally “liberated” Indonesia, in those days a piece of the Dutch Kingdom.
The MeisterSinger Urban Day-Date Vrijheidseditie will cost EUR 1,075, and creation is restricted to 75 pieces. It may be accessible at Dutch MeisterSinger retailers. More subtleties at www.meistersinger.com .