Linde Werdelin SpidoLite II Gold North America Watch
By Jovan Krstevski
There are not many watch lovers out there who are familiar with watches from Linde Werdelin, but they who are already familiar with them, knows that they always bring something unique to the table.
Our readers have not had the opportunity to get a proper introduction about this young and modern brand. Here is a short introduction!
LINDE WERDELIN creates highly crafted mechanical timepieces with attachable digital sports instruments for diving and skiing. Founded in 2002 by Morten Linde and Jorn Werdelin and launched in 2006, LINDE WERDELIN brings Swiss craftsmanship and Danish design ingenuity together with avant-garde instrument technology.
SpidoLite II Gold North America Exceptional Series of 15 Pieces
SpidoLite II Titanium Gold is a limited edition of 15 pieces exclusively made for North American retailers.
Like all the other watches in the SpidoLite family, the case and the dial are inspired by racing cars weight reduction. The iconic skeletonized case that is entirely crafted in titanium, and features a 18k rose gold crown and 18k rose gold detailing on the dial.
The dial consists of two skeletonized layers. The Côtes de Genève lower dial carries the LINDE WERDELIN logo. The upper dial is in a rose gold colour with luminant indexes as well as the three hands.
The numerals of the skeletonised black calendar wheel have been amplified, enhancing date readability.
The engine is the LW 04, which offers 42 hours of power reserve, and is custom made by Concepto (independent movement manufacture based in La Chaux de Fonds).
Technical Specifications SpidoLite II Titanium Gold
Numbered Series 15 US
Entirely crafted in titanium / Hand satin finish and microbillé / Constructed with 19 components / 2.2 mm anti-reflective sapphire crystal / See-through sapphire crystal in back-case / Spido icon on back-case / 18 karat rose gold screw in crown
44mm (w) by 46mm (l) by 15mm (h)
Two-part skeletonised black and rose gold dial / rose gold sub-dial for seconds / Hands: diamond-cut rose gold treated hands
LW 04 custom-made mechanical automatic movement by Concepto / Power reserve: 42 hours / Balance frequency: 28800vph, 4Hz / Spido icon engraved
Black Alligator with grey stitching on microbillé buckle as well as with a black rubber strap, interchangeable within LINDE WERDELIN’s proprietary strap system.
SpidoLite II Titanium Gold is available in a limited series of 15 pieces, retailing at USD $ 12,900 from July 2013 exclusively from Linde Werdelin’s North America authorized retailers.