Thirty years ago Swatch turned the watch world upside down. Today, Swatch Sistem51 presents a new point of view, sets new standards and celebrates the Swatch credo: simplify and innovate. Never before has simplicity been made so intriguing and surprising.
Sistem51 is an automated (self-winding) mechanical movement made from 51 components – no more, no less – made possible by a simplified and more efficient design. Sistem51 is 100% Swiss made and available in Black, Blue, Red and White.
Essential elegance and clear-cut style characterise this striking new Swatch Chrono Automatic. The dark blue synthetic leather strap features an alligator pattern with blue stitching. A clear window on the back shows off the Swiss ETA Calibre C01.211 automatic movement with 15-jewel, and up to 46-hour power reserve.
RRP is £248, however available in the Watch Shop sale with 25% off. Use voucher code “OFFER6″ at check out for another 6% off bringing the price to just under £175.
The Swatch brand was established in 1983 to meet a need in the market for affordable timepieces with Swiss craftsmanship. In short order, Swatch watches became not only a commercial success but an iconic design venture which captured the attention of everyone from artists to kids.
The SUIW402 Swatch watch has a white plastic case with a white rubber bracelet. Unidirectional white plastic bezel. White dial with luminous hands and black Arabic numeral hour markers. Minute markers around the inner bezel. Date display at the 6 o’clock position. Chronograph – three sub-dials displaying: 60 seconds, 60 minutes and 1/10th of a second. Scratch resistant plastic crystal. Plastic case back. Case diameter: 42 mm. Case thickness: 15 mm. Water resistant at 30 meters.
RRP £120, retailing on Amazon for £60. Next cheapest price available UK delivered is £76.
The three mini dials dominate the black main dial and add a different design feel to this 40mm case watch. Full chronograph features with date function, luminous hour/minute hands plus second hand. Water resistant.
Upgrade to style and sophistication with this elegant Swatch watch. The black dial (also available with blue dial for same price) sits under a mineral crystal, which combines a stylish look and an easy-to-read display. The sleek, subtle design instills this watch with an unmistakable sense of luxury that cannot be matched. Additional features include a chronograph, timer, and stop watch.
RRP is £114.50 but now available on F.Hinds for just £69.95, bringing you a total saving of 39%. Next best price is £91.51 on Amazon.
Lets kick things off with this Swatch watch. As well as being affordable for everyone at just over £100, it’s one of the cheapest introductions to a chronograph automatic movement. The Japanese movement is tried and tested with good accuracy. This wont be this price for long.
Black is beautiful and its built-in black beauty puts this remarkable timepiece in a class of its own. The black leather alligator pattern strap and black stitching of this elegant Chrono Automatic make a perfect frame for the solid matt black plastic case. A polished stainless steel 316L ring holds a black crystal glass caseback with a double-disc window onto the fascinating mechanics of the automatic movement within. Crown chrono pushers and the bezel are fashioned of black brushed stainless steel 316L the bezel features an engraved white tachometric scale.A sapphire glass protects the black and sun brushed silver dial which is surrounded by a brushed silver flange with a fine black minute ring. Absent all numerals and hour markers the dial features a black-on-white date aperture at 3 oclock. The chrono and continuous seconds counters show black dials set off by a common sun brushed silver background with black indexes; the chrono counters (30-minute counter at 12 oclock 6-hour counter at 6 oclock) feature white and red numerals white indexes and red hands with min and H in white indicating minutes and hours respectively. The small seconds counter at 9 oclock shows white numerals and indexes and has a polished metal hand. A slim red central chrono seconds hand registers stop times and tie-shaped polished squelette metal hour and minute hands with white superlite highlights mark the time of day.
RRP £243, retailing on Amazon for £129.99. A further £20 off using discount code SUMMER20. Next cheapest price available UK delivered is £186.