Arsenale Automatic Watch

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Arsenale Automatic Watch

Postby koimaster » September 15th 2017, 8:20am

Arsenale is inspired in the name and design by the Royal shipyard of the Serenissima Republic, known worldwide for the production of vessels and merchant ships. The finishes of the Arsenale 316L steel cases recall the metal processing employed in the construction of submarines and naval armaments in the past centuries, in particular:
• Arsenale Ardesia/Ardesia Cromo: the brushed and polished steel reflects the techniques employed in the Arsenale of Venezia during WWI (20th Century) for the production of submarines and warships

• Arsenale Ardesia PVD: the aged PVD finish recalls the metal processing of 17th century armaments, which made Arsenale the most renowned shipyard in the Old Continent. The edges of the watch are naturally scratched through a craft process, simulating aging.

The bezel rivets pay tribute to the workmanship shown in the pressure gauges of submarines while the domed sapphire crystal recalls the portholes.


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Re: Arsenale Automatic Watch

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » September 15th 2017, 8:51am

That bezel and dial = Panerai hommidge.

Guess I'm ambivalent. Yawn.
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Re: Arsenale Automatic Watch

Postby foghorn » September 15th 2017, 10:20am

What an unmitigated crock of kickstartial shit.



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Re: Arsenale Automatic Watch

Postby biglove » September 15th 2017, 2:05pm

How the hell, and it what lunatic's mind, is this a homage to a shipyard, of all things?
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Re: Arsenale Automatic Watch

Postby artman » September 15th 2017, 3:16pm

Hyundai makes a lot of ships these days. I wonder if this will inspire them to make watches too. The Bulgogi Automatic. Mmmmm.
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Re: Arsenale Automatic Watch

Postby TemerityB » September 15th 2017, 5:52pm

koimaster wrote:The bezel rivets pay tribute to the workmanship shown in the pressure gauges of submarines while the domed sapphire crystal recalls the portholes.


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