Exclusive: Skywatch Chronograph
November 24, 2011
This is the Skywatch Chronograph, a good looking Swiss quartz chrono, for under four hundred bucks. Skywatch offers their chronograph in one size, 44 mm, made for both men and women. They also offer a 3-hand timepiece, in two sizes, 38 mm and 44 mm.
The case construction is stainless steel (brushed) with a uni-directional epoxy bezel (similar look to a sapphire bezel). Protecting the dial is a domed mineral crystal. Solid steel case back. Water-resistance is 100 meters.
The dial is black with Superluminova markers and hands. Functions include hours, minutes, seconds and chronograph. At 3 o'clock is a small second indicator. Chronograph hours are displayed at 6 o'clock, chronograph minutes at 9 o'clock and chronograph seconds via the central seconds hand. Date display at 4 o'clock. Chronograph pushers 2 and 4 o'clock on case flank.
The strap is made of premium Italian sailcloth with a nubuck leather lining (super comfortable), brushed steel buckle and double signature blue loops.