With the countdown to Options New York 2021 now standing at precisely one month, we’re excited to return for the sixth time to Midtown Manhattan’s Gotham Corridor on October 22-24, together with greater than 25 taking part watch manufacturers set to show their latest timepieces. Amongst these is Norqain, which can showcase a wide range of its sport-oriented timepieces, together with esteemed choices from the Journey, Freedom, and Independence collections.
Headlining Norqain’s choices this yr is the brand new Journey Neverest GMT, a brand new, travel-focused version of the Journey Neverest collection of all-purpose, dive-stylish sport watches which the model unveiled this summer time. The brand new GMT model takes that unique design and riffs on it, making use of a GMT complication and a few artistic additions of coloration to supply one thing equally as sturdy and helpful as it’s visually intriguing.
The preliminary launch of the Journey Neverest GMT contains three new watches, two in metal with both blue or inexperienced accents, and a 3rd in DLC-coated metal with particulars in a high-contrast orange.
Whereas differing in colorways, every of the fashions makes use of the identical general base design, that includes a strong 41 mm by 14.94 mm metal case with tapered lugs, stylized guards round a screw-down crown, and a knurled-edge, bidirectional bezel with a ceramic insert bearing a bidirectional 24-hour scale that speaks to the watch’s GMT performance. The case is waterproof to 100 meters, making it appropriate for the adventurous pursuits for which it’s designed.
Beneath the anti-reflective-coated sapphire crystal, the dial has the acquainted Norqain-signature crosshatch-textured look, right here executed in a positive black coloration that usefully contrasts towards numerous metallic, white, and coloured accents.
A curved two-tone 24-hour scale surrounds the dial alongside the periphery, framing a hoop of X1 Tremendous-LumiNova-filled, utilized hour markers, damaged up solely on the 3 o’clock place by a defined date window. A pair of sword palms determines the native hours and minutes, whereas two arrow pointers – one with a coloured edge, the opposite in plain white – observe a further time zone and depend the working seconds, respectively.
Inside the brand new GMT watch 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 computerized 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 was the case for the unique, time-only Journey Neverest, and within the charitable spirit of the model to honor the area and folks for which the collection is impressed, 10% of the earnings from the gross sales of Journey Neverest watches will profit the Butterfly Assist Undertaking. The non-profit was based by Norbu Sherpa and Andrea Sherpa-Zimmermann of Wild Yak Expeditions, with a deal with aiding the households of their fellow Sherpas who’ve misplaced their lives within the Himalayan mountains and provides their kids entry to training.
The Norqain Journey Neverest GMT is on the market now by way of licensed sellers and immediately by the model, every colorway on a non-limited foundation. Pricing begins at $3,960 for the blue- and green-accented fashions on a flex material strap, $3,760 on a rubber NATO strap, and $3,900 on a metal bracelet; the DLC-and-orange mannequin prices $4,100 on a material strap, $4,190 on a rubber NATO, and $4,500 on a metal bracelet.
You may see every of the Norqain Journey Neverest GMT watches reside and in particular person, along with so many extra nice watches launched this yr, in October at Options New York 2021. To study extra and buy tickets, click on right here!