H. Moser & Cie has solid an id as each a high-watchmaking heritage model and a younger upstart with designs which might be daringly minimalist. The new Lime Green Endeavour Center Seconds Concept is the newest in its line of unbranded, unadorned dials which might be however identifiable to those that acknowledge the Moser fashion. The model’s signature fumé (gradient) dial with leaf-shaped arms and the Endeavour’s smooth case with concave bezel are basic Moser. The solely figuring out issue concerning the model is the M on the crown. The inexperienced dial is a brand new colour for Moser, and creating it was not so simple as it may appear. It was created utilizing an enameling approach that concerned making a grainy, hammered-like sample on a gold base after which making use of grand feu enamel on high. The colour is utilized utilizing pigments of inexperienced to create an ombré impact – a painstaking course of that takes an hour. The colours oxidize and meld collectively as soon as they’re put into the furnace and fired. Altogether, the enamel have to be fired 12 instances to create the specified fumé impact, with the hammered texture displaying by. Every dial is handcrafted, so each is barely distinctive. The vibrant colour is Moser’s approach of including a up to date refresh to a conventional artwork kind. Pairing it with a purple seconds arms provides one other trendy contact.
The stainless-steel case is a really wearable 40mm vast and 11.2mm thick, which implies it may simply be worn by a lady. The motion is the automated caliber HMC 200, created in-house by Moser’s sister firm, Precision Engineering, which manufactures regulating organs and balance-springs. Precision additionally makes actions for a number of different high-end Swiss manufacturers, together with MB&F. The HMC 200 has a double hairspring, and delivers a three-day energy reserve. The watch comes on a grey kudu leather-based strap. It is priced at $27,600.