With Summer season just about upon us, H. Moser & Cie has offered a couple of cool watches are compatible for the season. They’re so cool, in reality, that Moser simply got here proper out and stated it. Those are the Pioneer Mega Cool and the Pioneer Tourbillon Mega Cool, two timepiece’s with a beachy but sporty turquoise aesthetic, proceeding the brand’s minimalist pattern effort.
Pioneer Mega Cool
This, just like different fashions within the Pioneer line, is Moser’s take at the sport watch – this kind of piece for any scenario – however with sufficient aptitude to suit with in the brand’s total pattern ethos. In a yr when maximum brands have long gone all-in on inexperienced, Moser is done with it (no less than for now). Say good-bye to Cosmic Inexperienced, and hi to Blue Lagoon. This turquoise dial tone is but some other instance of the brand’s penchant for fumè.
However that is greater than only a new tone. The brand picked this Blue Lagoon tone as a way to exemplify the sensation of having outdoor, of returning to customary, of going to the seashore – going to the pool. In keeping with the ones concepts, the turquoise tone is encouraged through the blue waters of the Caribbean.
In the case of pattern, the brand persevered in a course it began with closing yr’s Pioneer Centre Seconds Rotating Bezel C.02 For Collective. Very similar to that fashion, Moser made up our minds to head with the Streamliner-style hands (used on its Streamliner models) on account of their three-d nature and distinctive shape, with luminous cloth extending previous its framing on every hand. The hands include luminous Globolight inserts, a ceramic-based cloth which incorporates Tremendous-LumiNova. The indices (which can be carried out with Tremendous-LumiNova) are executed in an anthracite darkish grey which goes the hands.
Whether or not or to not put the emblem at the dial was once additionally the fabricated from a substantial amount of dialogue internally. In the long run, the verdict was once made to fulfill midway, leading to an overly fascinating resolution. There’s a clear cloth on most sensible of the dial, and the H. Moser & Cie wordmark is finished in a clear lacquer. In sure lighting, you can see the emblem, and in others, you will not – like magic.
Probably the most extra fascinating factor about this watch is the best way its call in truth got here into life. In an interview with HODINKEE, H. Moser & Cie CEO Eduard Meylan spoke concerning the fashion’s inception – and extra in particular the foundation of the Mega Cool call. “Mega cool was once the code call for that project.” He persevered, “But if we noticed the primary prototypes (each with and with out the emblem), everybody was once like ‘That is very mega cool’ which is a Swiss/German manner of claiming, ‘that is implausible.’ So we stated, ‘K, let’s stay that call for the watch.'”
The Pioneer Mega Cool is supposed to be sporty, and is the reason the various techniques to wear it: There is a rubber bracelet, a kevlar bracelet, a leather-based bracelet, and a steel band. Principally, each and every imaginable possibility save for a NATO (which you would don’t have any hassle discovering will have to you need to place one on). Including to this sportiness is the 120 meters of water resistance. So it is in a position for the Caribbean in additional techniques than one.
Similar to the Turning Bezel C.02LE, the case measurement is at the better measurement at 42.8mm, however has a fairly slender 10.6mm case top. Within the Mega Cool is the in-house HMC 200 movement that includes 3 days of energy reserve.
Pioneer Tourbillon Mega Cool
However, in fact, Moser did not simply prevent there. Along with the common manufacturing Mega Cool comes a restricted version variant with a tourbillon – you understand, in case the call wasn’t a useless giveaway. This watch carries with it the entire similar aesthetic cues as the standard Mega Cool, simply with that added function (and, in fact, the restricted choice of items produced). It additionally makes use of the similar HMC 804 movement that some other new 2021 novelty – the Endeavour Tourbillon Concept Tiger’s Eye – makes use of.
The brand says that the tourbillon’s “distinctive pattern makes it an interchangeable module, assembled and controlled independently of the movement by way of a easy plug and play gadget which permits for simple overhauling.” Except for that tourbillon, positioned prominently at six o’clock, the in-house movement has a double flat balance spring which fits to cut back friction, whilst concurrently making improvements to accuracy.
The entire construct and building of this LE is successfully similar to the common manufacturing Mega Cool with the exception of that it clocks in 0.2mm thicker (that is 10.8mm for the ones counting at house). And similar to the Enterprise Tourbillon Idea Tiger’s Eye, this Mega Cool variant will likely be restricted to only 50 items.
The H. Moser & Cie Pioneer Mega Cool. 42.8mm x 10.6mm (10.8mm for the Tourbillon Mega Cool) stainless steel case. 120 meters of water resistance. Domed glass and see-through caseback. Movement: HMC 200 self-winding calibre with 27 jewels and vibrating at 3 Hz with a three-day energy reserve (One-minute flying tourbillon at six o’clock with skeletonized bridges for the Tourbillon Mega Cool). Blue Lagoon fumé dial with sunburst decoration, carried out darkish gray anthricite markers (in Tremendous-LumiNova). Hour and minute hands have Globolight inserts. Kevlar, rubber, alligator leather-based bracelets, or stainless steel band. Value: $15,300 for the Pioneer Mega Cool and $54,900 for the Pioneer Tourbillon Mega Cool. For extra, click here.