In the beginning final fall, Norqain capitalized upon the success of its Journey Neverest assortment launched earlier within the yr with the debut of its first follow-up, the Journey Neverest GMT. To start out this yr, Norqain as soon as once more locations its concentrate on the hardy assortment, now launching its newest growth by way of the brand new Journey Neverest 41mm GMT Metal & Gold Restricted Version.
The watch takes its foremost cues from the design first established within the authentic 2021-launch (beneath), with the brand new two-tone novelty recalling a supremely sporty model significantly geared in the direction of the journey watch class. On this regard, the watch contains a namesake 41mm case diameter, full with a pair of guards flanking a screw-down crown serving to provide a 100m water resistance, elongated lugs connecting to a four-link metal bracelet or ultra-soft rubber strap, and the usage of primarily brushed ending all through with luxurious accents of sharpening for distinction.
Whereas the sillehoute of the brand new watch is acquainted to earlier Norqains, the Metal & Gold is foremost differentiated by its namesake use of two-tone supplies and GMT performance. Of notice, the Journey Neverest 41mm GMT Metal & Gold marks the primary two-tone watch launched by the model for the reason that Journey Sport Chrono Day/Date 41mm Restricted Version, with the newest novelty just like the earlier additionally restricted to 100 whole editions.
Taking a more in-depth look, the case of the GMT is made distinctive by way of its use of a black-accented 18k pink gold bidirectional-rotating bezel, with the 24-hour scale upon it helped turned by way of a knurled edge grip. This colorway is as soon as extra channeled on the dial, the place upon a well-recognized black Norqain-signature crosshatch-textured look extra pink gold options are at work alongside accents of X1 Superluminova. A set internal 24-hour scale, 3 o’clock date window, and red-accented GMT hand add to the watch’s every day and journey performance, whereas a pair of sword palms and arrow-tipped seconds counter work to maintain observe of the working time.
Inside the brand new Metal & Gold is Norqain’s manufacture Caliber NN20/2, a broadly praised mechanism produced in partnership with Tudor-Based Kenissi and first unveiled final yr within the Freedom 60 GMT. The chronometer-certified automated motion shops an extremely handy 70-hour energy reserve and is seen behind a sapphire caseback, with the model’s core values of “Journey – Freedom – Independence” engraved upon the bridges.
As is the theme for the gathering, the brand new watch continues the charitable spirit of the Norqain to honor the area and other people for which the Journey Neverest sequence is impressed. As such, 10% of the earnings from the gross sales of Journey Neverest watches will profit the Butterfly Assist Venture. The non-profit was based by Norbu Sherpa and Andrea Sherpa-Zimmermann of Wild Yak Expeditions, with a concentrate on aiding the households of their fellow Sherpas who’ve misplaced their lives within the Himalayan mountains and provides their youngsters entry to schooling.
The Norqain Journey Neverest 41mm GMT Metal & Gold Restricted Version is accessible now by way of approved sellers and immediately by way of the model, with pricing marked at 4,930 EUR (about $5,535 USD) on the metal bracelet, and 4,750 EUR (about $5,333 USD) on rubber. The overall manufacturing can be restricted to 100 editions.
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