Linde Werdelin Teams Up With Danish Military To Develop Oktopus Frogman
The Frogman is separated from other Oktopus watches in a couple of key regions with an end goal to focus on strength and intelligibility. While the new case doesn’t add to the 300 meters of water opposition you’ll discover somewhere else in the Oktopus line, it dump the five-piece development for a solitary piece built from titanium. Gone are the enormous breaks and negative spaces that have come to represent LW cases – with the Frogman, the case is all points and mathematical surface areas.
The dial configuration required another move from business as usual of the Oktopus family. All superfluous complications have been taken out, leaving powerful hour, moment, and seconds hands to rule the view and give most extreme perceivability in low light circumstances. Gigantic 12, 3, 6, and 9 Arabic numerals rule the hour track, each comprised of Luminova sandwiched between dial plates. The aim here is to permit all the more light to arrive at the Luminova from all points. A date opening joins the show at 4 o’clock.
The dial development has configuration subtleties deserving of note, with breaks denoting every hour along the range. The silk completing runs from the case to the dial and hands, making a monochromatic plan that you’d expect given its intended interest group. Inside the Frogman beats a stock, programmed development giving 42 hours of hold. The case back is shut, and is additionally titanium, with a laser engraved Frømandskorpset identification, including year joined and work force number. It’s suggestive of how Bremont has managed their Martin Baker watch ( which you can find out about here ), however it stays not yet clear if Linde Werdelin will offer a set number of commercially accessible variations of the Frogman.
More subtleties on this and other Oktopus watches from Linde Werdelin, here .
All photographs for this article by Casper Tybjerg.