MeisterSinger is following up on final yr’s No. 01 Metropolis Version, which represented 45 totally different cities in an equal variety of restricted version watches. The corporate is understood for having single hand dials that really make up their whole portfolio, which is exclusive amongst watch manufacturers. They’re now bringing 58 Metropolis Version items for 2018 to signify 58 totally different cities or international locations world wide, from New York to Munich to The Hague.
MeisterSinger has collaborated with numerous worldwide jewellers to brighten the exhibition glass backs of every version, displaying silhouettes of landmarks or skylines of particular areas. Every metropolis or nation identify is engraved on the metal case again, with some cities having a further aphorism. For instance, Stockholm has “The Venice of the North” engraved as effectively. A number of editions additionally signify whole international locations (in contrast to final yr’s city-only editions), with Portugal that includes a stylized guitar, for instance (for the Fado style of music). There are additionally “Spherical Desk Worldwide” fashions with a deal with the worldwide group.
Final yr’s Metropolis Version sequence was based mostly on MeisterSinger’s No. 01 piece, their most classical mannequin with a 40mm diameter case. This yr’s sequence relies on their No. three piece with a 43mm case and dial that’s been modified particularly for the particular editions. A round, magnified date window has been added above 6 o’clock, which differentiates the sequence from the usual 43mm No. three dials that lacked the date complication (the 40mm No. three fashions have a non-magnified date window). The only hand can be totally different on the Metropolis Editions, with a blue hue that matches the typography (numerals and Metropolis Version) on a sand gray dial. All watches are waterproof to 50m.
The motion(s) on the Metropolis Version 2018 watches are both a Swiss ETA 2824-2 or Sellita 200-1 automated, with the Sellita principally being a extra available model of the ETA. The Sellita has 26 jewels (ETA has 25) and each beat at 28,800vph (4Hz) with a 38-hour energy reserve. The rotors have additionally been embellished with Geneva stripes.
The case backs are the celebrities of the present, with accomplice jewellers printing their respective metropolis (or nation) silhouette on the exhibition glass. The dials merely have Metropolis Version printed above the date window, so you must flip the watch round to see the precise location. A classic saddle leather-based strap comes customary on all Metropolis Version fashions, which will likely be bought completely at MeisterSinger accomplice jewellers in restricted portions at a value of EUR 1,750. Extra data might be discovered at meistersinger.com.