One of the coolest brands to have arisen as of late on the “autonomous scene”, Reservoir stands apart with its unique method to show time. Made by François Moreau, the brand made its introduction at Baselworld 2017 . His inspiration was energized by his passion for everything mechanical, and specifically, days of old estimating instruments mounted on dashboards or in cockpits: pressure checks, speedometers, manometers, fire up counters… which inspired a unique time show. We should examine the Reservoir Supercharged Sport Red Zone II.
Jumping hours and retrograde minutes require a demanding component equipped for collecting power prior to delivering it one go with a quick development decisively at the top of the hour. This should be accomplished with a sharp snap however no additional skip. Considering this, Reservoir built up an exclusive module created and manufactured with Telos in La Chaux-de-Fonds. It is made of no less than 124 sections and joins a security gadget to forestall any harm to the development when turning the crown hostile to clockwise.
The three-complication component is mounted on an attempted and-tried workhorse, the ETA 2824. For more information, you can peruse our audit article about Reservoir here and watch the video at the highest point of this article to improve comprehension of the display.
The Reservoir Supercharged Sport Red Zone II we are going hands-on with here is an edition that is inspired by retro hustling plan and simple dashboard instruments of exemplary vehicles. Its dark dial includes a 10-minute red zone, suggestive of red zone threat regions on fire up counters. The force hold is shown by means of a huge opening on the lower part of the dial and echoes fuel or oil measures with “E – ½ – F” inscriptions. The slanted retrograde moment indication, the applied logo and outlined hour and force hold show give incredible profundity to the dial. Normally, the showcase is somewhat strange from the outset yet it is cool and totally functional. All the indications contrast unmistakably against the dark dial giving moment legibility.
Fashioned out of 316L steel, the round instance of the Reservoir Supercharged feels strong and all around created. It includes a slanted bezel, precise drags and a proportional crown engraved with the brand’s logo. Its completing combines a cleaned bezel with brushed flanks. Estimating 43mm in width, it has extraordinary wrist presence however feels moderately comfortable. Water-obstruction is of 50m. The motor in the engine is obvious through the exhibition caseback, opened across 240 degrees and secured with 5 screws. Beating at a 4Hz recurrence, this self-winding development conveys 37 hours of force hold. Its decoration is current and the rotor is ribbed and emblazoned with the red Reservoir logo.
The Reservoir Supercharged Sport Red Zone II is worn on a dark gator leather lash with motorsport-inspired red sewing and coating. It is secured to the wrist with a butterfly collapsing fasten. It is fitted with a simple change framework permitting you to change the tie and the personality of your watch in seconds. The watch is delivered with an extra NATO lash. Cost is set at EUR 3,750, which appears to be decently evaluated given the complexity of the mechanism.
Elegant and easygoing, spotless, all around planned and with a unique touch, the Reservoir Supercharged Sport Red Zone II will have no issues discovering fans. For more information, if it’s not too much trouble, visit www.reservoir-watch.com .