Friday, May 6, 2016

Manchester Watch Works Iconik 2 Limited Edition

The Manchester Watch Works Iconik 2 is a homage to one of the very first Rolex's to bear the name Explorer - the 6350. From the "honeycomb" textured dial to the "lollipop" seconds hand, the Iconik 2 captures the original essence that made the Explorer line a phenomenal success.

Inspired from the Rolex 6350, the Iconik 2 boasts a "honeycomb" textured dial, gilt dial, gilt hands and a "lollipop" seconds hand. This homage timepiece comes in a 39mm 316L stainless steel case tested for 200m of water resistance.  Other features include a scratch proof and shatter resistant sapphire crystal with inner anti-reflective coating, screwed down crowns and caseback, and a solid president style stainless steel bracelet with solid fitted endlinks. Inside beats a a robust automatic movement in the Seiko NH35 with 21,600 bph and 40+ hours of power reserve.
Limited to 100 pieces, this watch can be pre-ordered by visiting the brand’s website. The pre-order period will begin at 8:00AM EST on 5/8/2016.  Special Pre-order price of $280 USD + $10 USA shipping or $36 int'l shipping.Anticipated delivery will by late summer/early fall of this year.

Technical details
39mm 316L stainless steel case and 11.7mm thick
200m water resistance
"Honeycomb" textured gilt dial
Seiko NH35 automatic movement with 21,600bph and 40+ hours of power reserve
Sapphire crystal with inner AR
Layered sandwich dial with superluminova hands and dial
20mm lugs with drilled through lug holes
Screwed down crown and caseback
Solid steel president style bracelet with solid fitted end links

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