Thursday, December 10, 2009

Linde Werdelin SpidoLite All Black

The (to me) most interesting new releases from Linde Werdelin are the additions to the current SpidoLite family of wristwatches. There are three new versions; the SA Rose Gold version (with black DLC details), the SA version and the SA All Black version (pictures). The cases are constructed out of grade 5 titanium - the only type of titanium that should be used for wristwatches in my personal opinion. The All Black version has a DLC (Diamond Carbon Like) coating that is highly scratch resistant.

Linde Werdelin SpidoLite All Black
Linde Werdelin SpidoLite All Black

All the SpidoLites have a skeletonized case, as well as a skeleton dial that partially shows the modified Andersen Genève movement - an automatic movement from the 1970's. Not necessarily a better choice, but surely a more interesting one than for instance the ETA based workhorses that you can find in many other watches - high end ones included. All three versions of the watch have a crystal case back so that you can see the engraved rotor in action.

The case has of course that very distinct Linde Werdelin shape with its angles and openings that allow you to attach the unique LW instruments. For instance the sea/dive instrument "The Reef" and the land/ski instrument "The Rock".

Linde Werdelin SpidoLite All Black
Linde Werdelin SpidoLite - click photos for a larger version

The All Black (DLC-ed) version has blue hour, minute and seconds hands that give the watch an even more unique look. I had the watch for a couple of days so that I could shoot the photos that you can see in this post. I have uploaded 24 pictures in total of this watch to the paneristipix.com photo database.

Each Linde Werdelin watch is linked to special art work, a sort of action figure. The SpidoLites are linked to a "cat woman" like figure as shown in the below photo. The way LW are marketing their products is as refreshing as the design of their watches.

Linde Werdelin SpidoLite All Black
SpidoLite artwork

The Rose Gold and All Black come as a special edition of 88 units. The SA version is a special edition watch of only 44 units. The watches come with a tapering Spido crocodile strap.

Linde Werdelin SpidoLite All Black - paneristipix.com
More photos are available on paneristipix.com

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All photos © 2009 M.Wilmsen, do not use without permission

2 comments:

  1. Linda Werdelin has awide range of some fantastic deisgner watches and i really dmire there collection they have bee with the present modern trends and patterns also catring majorly the high end youth masrket as youth prefer these designer watches.

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  2. Hey matey... great shots of a great watch (have to say that, right)...

    Planning a trip to Amsterdam possibly in April or May, so hopefully we can hook up there...

    C u around...

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