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Pioneering Luxury Sports Watches for the Mountain and the Sea on a mission to redefine sports horology. Discover the Linde Werdelin Biformeter, Oktopus & Spido series. Read about our founders and the creation of our original sports instruments, truly groundbreaking digital wrist-worn instruments.
Linde Werdelin replica is a Swiss-Danish watchmakerfounded in 2002 by Morten Linde and Jorn Werdelin and specialises in producing limited and numbered series of watches and instruments. Linde Werdelin watches are made in Switzerland; the designers are Danish. By combining both analogue and digital technologies, Linde Werdelin produces and manufactures mechanical watches along with instruments for skiing and diving that clip on top of the watch
To you and me, that is Alloy Linde Werdelin. It’s a unique material created for aerospace and Formula 1 but repurposed by Linde Werdelin. The alloy is twice the strength of steel while remaining half the weight of titanium.
Linde Werdelin uses a colorless version of ALW and subjects it to a 25-micrometer treatment (standard treatments are usually only 5 micrometers in depth). This treatment creates a protective layer on the surface of the material, making it twice the strength of steel while remaining half the weight of titanium.
Black Badger x Linde Werdelin. When Linde Werdelin wanted to create a seriously luminous diver’s watch, the brand turned to Canadian-born, Gothenburg-based lume guru James Thompson aka BlackBadger, known in the watch world for his collaborations with brands including MB&F, De Bethune, and Sarpaneva.
Replica Linde Werdelin. Pioneering luxury watches for the mountain and sea, on a mission to redefine sports horology. Each of the three Linde Werdelin collections was born out of the need to explore and push boundaries with the very best time instruments to help navigate.
Linde Werdelin (Not So Humble) Beginnings. Perhaps it’s thanks to two well-known mountaineers, Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding, that Linde Werdelin rose to fame. It wasn’t so long ago (June 25, 2007) that the extreme duo claimed the first truly free ascent of Everest’s North East Ridge. And on their wrists?
Linde Werdelin Watches for sale Founded in 2002 by Danish designers Morten Linde and Jorn Werdelin, this independent Swiss watch brand specializes in creating limited edition watches and numbered series. It focuses on useful tool watches,
Linde Werdelin takes a series of concentric circles and cuts them up like too many slices of pizza for a look that reminds me of how a large maps is divided for longitude and latitude. The pattern is cut deep into the dial and makes for a good texturing. The “global” look of the dial is also good as it is a GMT watch
Linde Werdelin Launches North America-Exclusive SpidoLite II Titanium Gold Linde Werdelin has released a new, exclusive version of its SpidoLite II watch. The SpidoLite II Titanium Gold is a limited edition of 15 pieces available only in North American Linde Werdelin
Linde Werdelin is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, and at Baselworld 2016 the brand introduced a new SpidoLite model that uses the 3DTP Carbon technology that has recently been the hallmark of Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, and other modern sports watch brands wanting a material that is light, hard, and exclusive.
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Linde Werdelin Replica has two watch collections, being the Spido and the Oktopus. Both collections are immediately recognizable as Linde Werdelin, because they share a bundle of similar features. The most important of which, have to do with the two instruments – the Rock and the Reef – that can be connected on top of the watches.
The case is made from “Alloy Linde Werdelin,” or ALW, a material that was originally created for the aerospace industry and Formula 1, but has been adopted by Linde Werdelin as an alternative to traditional watchmaking metals. According to Linde Werdelin, the material is twice as hard as steel, but half the weight of titanium,

Linde Werdelin oktopus

For months now I found myself putting the Linde Werdelin Oktopus II Titanium Yellow Double Date watch on my wrist more times than I would have first anticipated. With its avocado green strap and bold sporty looks, I always liked the watch but guessed that it would settle in to be more of a ‘once-in-a-while’ piece. The limited edition dive watch from the ‘alternative’ UK sports watch brand really proved me wrong. The charming boutique character and good looking case along with dial legibility ended up sealing the deal that it was a watch to wear all the time. By the way, in this post we are experimenting with allowing you to click on pictures to get larger versions of them. Let us know in the comments how that works for you and if you’d like more of that in the future.

We first debuted the Linde Werdelin Oktopus II Double Date watch just over a year as the successor to the brand’s first dive watch, the Oktopus (debuted here in 2009). While the case dimensions remained relatively the same, and given the brand’s design DNA, the Oktopus II is quite different than the original. It isn’t actually a better or worse watch, the Oktopus II is merely a “re-imagined” concept of what a Linde Werdelin dive watch should be. When I first saw the Oktopus II last year at Baselworld, I said to Linde Werdelin “you are finally settling into a brand design DNA comfortably with this piece. While it is true that all Linde Werdelin watches have more-or-less the same case shape (for a specific reason), they are only recently finding that right mixture between avant garde and modern style that allows people to identify their pieces with immediacy.
Nevertheless, as a brand that only produces limited edition watches, their entire aesthetic ethos is constantly evolving. That is just a natural effect of always coming up with new and more interesting things. In a sense, investing in a watch from Linde Werdelin is like buying a very temporal work in progress along a continuum that will hopefully last for a very long time. While watches from brands such as Linde Werdelin aren’t like beta products, they are more like art. You are buying a glimpse into what the brand was focused on at a specific time and place in their own history, and the history of the world. Timeless watches from larger brands such a Rolex are very much “complete products.” They exist in their own design world aiming to offer an insular look and feel meant to apply to yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Boutique watch brands like Linde Werdelin are more agile in their development.

It is easy to understand this concept when realizing that Linde Werdelin only produced 88 pieces of this specific Oktopus II watch. Not 88,000 or even 8,800. Just 88 pieces. The downside for the pernicious collector is that knowing ‘the right’ Linde Werdelin watch to buy can be tough. Something new is always around the corner, so settling on one product is a challenge. I suppose the hope is that you’ll buy a new one each few years to not only own a piece of their brand, but be a member of the small group of people who is actually seeing how the brand continues to evolve, and enjoying the process along the way.

True enough, wearing the Oktopus II is an experience unlike walking around with most other timepieces. Very rarely do I wear a timepiece that really isn’t directly inspired by anything else. The Oktopus II isn’t an homage watch, it isn’t trying to look like some type of industrial instrument or a piece of a submarine. Rather, it is a completely independent design that attempts to justify its existence on its own. I never fully appreciated that until wearing a rare item such as this, even though I have reviewed a number of other Linde Werdelin timepieces in the past. The effort involved in attempting a truly original watch design that actually looks good and complete is very challenging. I honestly do have a newfound appreciation for Linde Werdelin and its fellow independent watch maker brands who have decided to design in this manner.

My favorite aspect of the Oktopus II is probably the case. The basic 44mm wide shape, like all other Linde Werdelin timepieces, is design to accept Linde Werdelin’s clip on wrist instruments such as The Rock or The Reef diving computer. That is why the flanks are indented as such. Aside from the same basic shape, the Oktopus II’s case is very unique. It is constructed from a series of parts, being mostly titanium with a black ceramic bezel. This is actually the first time the brand has used ceramic in a watch. The black side parts of the case are coated with a the very scratch resistant DLC coating.

Linde Werdelin did a great job on the case detailing and machining. The satin-finished and brushed titanium looks great with extremely precise edges and a really high-quality look. Most of the hex screws use matching yellow o-rings for an added and welcome splash of color. On the rear of the case is a titanium case back etched with the timepiece’s octopus logo. An amusing vision of the “wrong end” of a giant octopus if it was swimming toward you. Compared to the original Oktopus, the Oktopus II has less water resistance. It is now ‘just’ 300 meters versus 1,111 meters. That honestly doesn’t matter to me. It is still a dive watch and will go as deep as I ever wish to descend.Probably the most experimental area of the Oktopus II is the dial. This Oktopus II Titanium Yellow version is in the Double Date collection. Already Linde Werdelin has released the Oktopus II Moon watch (hands-on here). The Double Date model has a big date indicator, which is one of my favorite ‘useful’ complications. Linde Werdelin wanted to spice it up a bit by putting the numerals as cut-outs on discs, rather than as printed numerals on discs. You’ll notice the double discs under 12 o’clock. The concept is good in theory, and they look cool, but some legibility is of course hampered by the design. I suggested to Linde Werdelin that they put a dark-colored plate under the numerals to enhance legibility. I don’t think that ended up happening.

Richard Mille for example does a similar thing with cut-outs, but does it a bit better given the placement of contrast coloring behind the discs. The big date system still works fine and looks good, but it didn’t quite reach its full potential. The rest of the dial retains good legibility given the complex design and several textures. SuperLumiNova lume keeps the dial easy to read in the dark. Another nod to the unique design is that the brand logo is placed out of the way on the periphery of the dial. While it isn’t perfect, I nevertheless did fall in love with the unique styling of the dial. In a sense its quirks are endearing, as it is able to mix its task of telling the time nicely with being an artistic design item.The soft, high-quality rubber strap uses a standard buckle, but is actually able to be cut to length. Linde Werdelin now offers an alligator and textile strap as well (for an additional price). Everyone originally thought that the Titanium Yellow version of the Oktopus II watch was going to in fact come with a yellow strap. It is much less yellow than it is bright ‘mollusk’ green, or as I said, fresh avocado.

Before discussing the movement I need to bring up what was the single most controversial element of the Oktopus II watch when it first came out – that lack of rotating diver’s bezel. Conservative watch lovers yell aloud “it cannot be a diver without a diving bezel.” If you feel that way I understand your sentiments, and I am a known fan of the rotating bezel. Nevertheless, I never find myself missing it on the Oktopus II watch. That doesn’t mean I wouldn’t appreciate a rotating bezel if one were here, but rather that the existing design of the ceramic bezel and overall presentation of the watch is enough for me. I have plenty of other dive watches in my collection for when I want a more “standard” diver with more standard parts. If you haven’t noticed yet, Linde Werdelin has gone to admirable lengths to make the Oktopus II a different sort of diver.

Inside the Linde Werdelin Oktopus II Double Date is an exclusive automatic movement produced by Dubois-Depraz for Linde Werdelin. They call it the caliber 14580 automatic, and it has about two days of power reserve and runs at 28,800 vph. The Linde Werdelin Oktopus II is at its very heart a capable albeit unique boutique dive watch with real soul. If you fancy cool stuff that no one else has, then you’ll love it. Limited to 88 pieces as the Titanium Yellow model – other colors and materials in the Linde Werdelin Oktopus II collection exist.

Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Chronograph Watch

Linde Werdelin replica put a lot of time and effort into the release of their first chronograph model. I am pretty sure that the team spend a lot of time discussing the right movement, dial design, and other features of their new chronograph timepiece. Why so much effort? Whether you believe it or not chronograph models make up the bulk on non-diver sport watches sold and produced. Having a strong chronograph model in any collection is very important for a watch brand’s strength in the sport watch market. That is of particular importance to a brand like Linde Werdelin that pretty only produces sport watches.

The movement they finally decided to settle on is the Concepto 2251 automatic chronograph. Likely based on some ETA architecture, the Concepto movement features a slick design and some modern looking finishing on all the bridge surface. The movement presentation is made complete by a custom skeletonized Linde Werdelin rotor. On the dial you’ll notice that the chronograph measures 12 hours and offers a tri-compax subdial layout. No date is offered on this dial design.The SpidoSpeed Chronograph case design is based on both the original Linde Werdelin case and the SpidoLite (reviewed here). The SpidoLite introduced the brands skeletonized case concept. That model was in titanium while the SpidoSpeed is steel for now. There are DLC black coated versions as well as this model in a sandblasted finish. The case is 44mm wide and sits large but comfortably on the wrist.

As it must hold a larger chronograph movement, the case is a rather thick 15mm. You can see via the diagram here in this article how the case is put together. The middle section and bezel holding the movement is like a barrel with the decorative structure placed around it.This system works well, but looking through the side case you can rather easily tell how it was done. I would have appreciated a bit more of a seamless integration from the middle to the outer case elements where it looks like one solid structure. I also think that injecting black or dark colored elements into the “open holes” in the case would have called more attention to the skeletonized elements.There is a bit of a controversial feature in the case design that relates to the chronograph pushers. I wouldn’t have mentioned this unless it has been a topic of conversation among collectors. The original SpidoSpeed designs included unique chronograph pushers that sat more flush with the case design. These neat looking pushers suffered however from being difficult to press once the prototypes were produced and tested by the team members.The fix seemed to be the addition of not larger pushers but rather those with extensions on them. This allows for easier operation of the chronograph, but the newer pushers unfortunately aren’t as attractive as the original ones. It isn’t a big deal and I am sure Linde Werdelin spent a fair amount of time concerned with the right fix. I have a feeling that in the future this element might be redesigned yet again.

The dial design is a highlight of the watch. It looks good and is also legible. The textures and small skeletonized parts are attractive, and the indicators are all easy to see. It is very Linde Werdelin in design and feels like what a chronograph from them would feel like. Color variations and such on the dial are sure to come. You can see the applied luminant, and thankfully it is placed on all of the hands.Attached to the watch is a tapered textile strap with portholes. It would look good with a rubber strap as well. I really do love most of Linde Werdelin’s straps and they also benefit from being comfortable. While a boutique brand with only limited edition watches, no doubt Linde Werdelin timepieces are on the pricier side. I feel that the uniqueness is merited however if you can budget for it. Limited to 100 pieces per model, this steel version of the Linde Werdelin SpidoSeepd Chronograph watch

Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon Watch

Linde Werdelin is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, and at Baselworld 2016 the brand introduced a new SpidoLite model that uses the 3DTP Carbon technology that has recently been the hallmark of Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, and other modern sports watch brands wanting a material that is light, hard, and exclusive. The Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon watch follows in the steps of these über-luxurious watch makers and does it with a microbillé finish while maintaining their unique aesthetic and DNA, love it or hate it.While Linde Werdelin has its detractors, based on comments here and on social media, for me, they create some of the most highly satisfying modern watch designs. I’ve owned an Oktopus II for about a year now, and I never tire of wearing it. And with LW exchangeable rubber straps, I change the look for summer and other seasons in an instant, giving it different vibe throughout the year. I believe evoking strong feelings is a sign of design success for a modern watch brand, and with Linde Werdelin while there are some critics, there are also more than a fair share of avid fans.The first thing one notices with the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon is the patented LW yellow strap. This is the same strap used on the original Oktopus II yellow. I love the strap and feel it contrasts well with the black carbon case. Like all of the SpidoLite watches, the 44mm case is itself skeletonized, reducing it to what amounts to a carbon shell with an inner section that uses a new material from Linde Werdelin that they claim weighs just 3.8 grams while having the strength of steel.Regardless of your thoughts on the subject or whether you care about these Formula One type tactics and technology applied to your watch, the effective result is a watch that is super light and comfortable at a mere 90 grams. This was easily the lightest and most comfortable watch I have ever worn for an extended period, and the lightest Linde Werdelin on record.Looking down at the dial, past the ceramic bezel, though the crisp and clear sapphire crystal, and then further through the skeletonization of the dial, one can see the LW07 three-hand movement specially made for Linde Werdelin by Concepto. There is no date aperture and this actually works well, as the date wheel would distract from the view of the dial.The hands are typical of Linde Werdelin and are also skeletonized. This can rub some the wrong way as it can make the watch harder to read, and that’s a legitimate complaint as far as legibility goes. This is actually exacerbated due to the fact that the hour and minutes hands do not contrast much. They each have their tip filled with Super-LumiNova which works fine at night, though not enough to qualify as a great night watch. Parts of the chapter ring indicating five-minute increments have small applications of Super-LumiNova as well, but like the hands, this helps only slightly at night.For me, these shortcomings are minor, as the watch shines with its light weight and unique modern design. The case back on this watch is not exhibition, which at first bothered me a bit as one is not able to see the other side of the movement. However, as I wore it, two things became apparent. First, the front side is skeletonized enough that a transparent case back would perhaps become distracting with a view of the wearer’s wrist.Second, with a solid DLC-treated titanium case back, the strength of the watch is perhaps increased by creating a solid foundation for the case. Remember that Linde Werdelin watches are designed as serious sports watches. The Oktopus is designed as a dive watch, while the SpidoLite is designed as a skiing and hiking watch. For each, the unique Linde Werdelin advantage is the ability to add on an LW electronic instrument: the Reef for diving and the Rock for climbing.While summertime where I live in the San Francisco Bay Area is hardly a time for skiing, even in the beautiful peaks of the nearby Lake Tahoe area, I did take the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon mountain biking and hiking. It performed admirably. I did not doubt it would during my simple couple 1000-foot hikes, but what was unexpected was how well it would perform during the mountain biking ride.You see, the quick switchback trails I use here make for not only a challenging and bumpy ride but also one that tests your watch. Not only because of the bumps but also, importantly, whether the watch wears comfortably enough for it to disappear while riding. I cannot stress this enough: very few watches pass this test for me. Essentially, half way into my ride, when I need to be most focused going down and up my twisty and somewhat dangerous route, the last thing I need is to feel the watch wearing down my wrist or digging into my hands.

To my surprise, the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon performed admirably. The light weight and superbly comfortable strap and integrated case design allowed me to strap it on tightly and completely forget it… Except for some pics I wanted to take to remember the moment and show to you here, I pretty much forgot I was wearing it as I attempted to beat my Strava record.While I can conclude that the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon makes for a great sports watch due to its sharp design and light weight, the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon is not perfect. My biggest complaint comes in the difficulty of handling the crown to manually wind or to change the time. This is impossible with gloves and hard with naked hands. The crown, also in titanium but treated with nitride, which gives it that yellow gold color, is not a screw-down one, so I kind of expected it to be easier to catch and use.The problem stems from how the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon case design around the crown almost completely protects it. Using my nail was the easiest way I could find to manipulate the crown. Note, however, that this is not a problem I have with my Oktopus II, so this could be an issue with this generation of SpidoLite – not sure. Or perhaps it will be improved in the production version, as I tested a preproduction piece.Besides this annoyance, I have overall enjoyed every minute with the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon. As an out-of-the-ordinary watch design, it pops out when wearing it; and wore especially well with blue jeans and simple late spring shirts as well as shorts and t-shirt for summer. Since it’s not a watch you are likely to see anyone else wearing, as only 75 will ever be produced worldwide, it’s the perfect accessory to distinguish you at the next hipster party or dinner event.And that yellow strap guarantees it to be an attention grabber and conversation starter, for sure. Naturally, as I do with my Oktopus, you can easily change the strap to one of the LW alternatives (e.g., black rubber or even black alligator) to tone down the look while still keeping its essential modern design.

Linde Werdelin Spido

These properties can-if needed- lend themselves perfectly to high altitude sports where resistance to harsh conditions is paramount. Their Skeletonised cases, which push the limits of case-making feasibility, considerably reducing their weight, thereby further improving overall performance.
Linde Werdelin Replica has two watch collections, being the Spido and the Oktopus. Both collections are immediately recognizable as Linde Werdelin, because they share a bundle of similar features. The most important of which, have to do with the two instruments – the Rock and the Reef – that can be connected on top of the watches.
Replica Linde Werdelin is a Swiss-Danish watchmaker founded in 2002 by Morten Linde and Jorn Werdelin and specialises in producing limited and numbered series of watches and instruments. Linde Werdelin watches are made in Switzerland; the designers are Danish.
Linde Werdelin, a young watchmaking brand of Scandinavian origin that builds and assembles their wristwatches in Switzerland, has just sent us a press release presenting their new take on their relatively fresh SpidoSpeed series of skeletonized chronographs.
Linde Werdelin spidolite is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, and at Baselworld 2016 the brand introduced a new SpidoLite model that uses the 3DTP Carbon technology that has recently been the hallmark of Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, and other modern sports watch brands wanting a material that is light, hard, and exclusive. The Linde Werdelin SpidoLite 3DTP Carbon watch follows in the steps of these über-luxurious watch makers and does it with a microbillé finish while maintaining their unique aesthetic and DNA, love it or hate it.
While Linde Werdelin has its detractors, based on comments here and on social media, for me, they create some of the most highly satisfying modern watch designs. I’ve owned an Oktopus II for about a year now, and I never tire of wearing it. And with LW exchangeable rubber straps, I change the look for summer and other seasons in an instant, giving it different vibe throughout the year. I believe evoking strong feelings is a sign of design success for a modern watch brand, and with Linde Werdelin while there are some critics, there are also more than a fair share of avid fans.
Linde Werdelin spidospeed put a lot of time and effort into the release of their first chronograph model. I am pretty sure that the team spend a lot of time discussing the right movement, dial design, and other features of their new chronograph timepiece. Why so much effort? Whether you believe it or not chronograph models make up the bulk on non-diver sport watches sold and produced. Having a strong chronograph model in any collection is very important for a watch brand’s strength in the sport watch market. That is of particular importance to a brand like Linde Werdelin that pretty only produces sport watches.
The movement they finally decided to settle on is the Concepto 2251 automatic chronograph. Likely based on some ETA architecture, the Concepto movement features a slick design and some modern looking finishing on all the bridge surface. The movement presentation is made complete by a custom skeletonized Linde Werdelin rotor. On the dial you’ll notice that the chronograph measures 12 hours and offers a tri-compax subdial layout. No date is offered on this dial design.

Linde Werdelin 3-Timer

It isn’t that some things are better left unsaid, it is rather that something cannot be said at all. Instead they need to be seen. This is the case with many a luxury watch. I can present you with a full dissertation on their feature set, beauty, and wearing enjoyment, that will do little to replicate the actual feel these timepiece have while on your wrist. So take my words for the significant value that they are worth, but if you are ever skeptical about a timepiece I endorse, then do yourself a favor and check it out for yourself. Having said that I want to share my experience with the Linde Werdelin 3-Timer watch with you. An interesting timepiece that has the makings of a true icon.
The 3-Timer comes in a dizzying array of several highly limited editions. Some with 222 pieces other with just 22 pieces. In 18k yellow gold or steel (or with both), a few dial colors, as well as strap options are available. I discussed at some length the watch and its various versions in these two previous articles on Linde Werdelin 3-Timer watch line (click for the first and second article on the watch). There you can also see more images of the various versions of the timepiece. This particular version is in steel with the brown dial and brown strap. The strap is an interesting element and I will discuss it right away. First of all, I love how Linde Werdelin does their straps. The tapering and style of how they are connected to the case are elegant but still manly. I also like the quality feel to the deployment and how easy they are to make comfortable. Linde Werdelin has many different strap styles and materials. This one is… leather I think. It has a segmented look to it, and because it is in brown I have given it the pet name of “worm hide.” Look at an image of an Earth Worm and you’ll know what I am referring to. So the strap is certainly something to look forward to on any Linde Werdelin timepiece. If you are interested, Linde Werdelin will even let you try them out for a few days to see how you like them. I give the watch a thumbs up for style and fucntion. If the price suits you, then you should certainly investigate the Linde Werdelin watch line.Going next to the case  you have the now familiar Biformeter case style that retains its basic shape over the different Linde Werdelin watches for a very specific reason. If you aren’t familiar with the line, then let me tell you that Linde Werdelin offers several “instruments” that are small computer that attach on top of the watch. Currently they have the “Rock” and “Reef” instruments available. The shape of the case is specially made for the devices to attach right on to them. The case shape is also very attractive and represents what feels like a lot of thoughtful design work. It has a combination of functional and aesthetic elements to it, worthy of the finest classic sport watches out there. Linde Werdelin took a very hard segment to properly innovate it, and successfully did so with the case.

My personal favorite Linde Werdelin cases are the ones in steel or gold. The reason being that you can fully appreciate the contrasting polished and brushed finishes on the case surfaces. However, if you are going to be highly active with your watch, you might want to explore getting one of Linde Werdelin’s DLC (diamond like carbon) coatings that is very strong and scratch resistant. Of course the gold cased versions are going to be the most luxurious (and expensive) of the bunch.Linde Werdelin specifically wanted to tone down the dial of the watch line for the 3-Timer. It wanted to give it a more formal look that you could wear with a suit and tie, and not just your spy gear. Thus, you’ll see that the hour markers and hands are all a bit more subdued. Still, they are applied and covered with SuperLumiNova for night viewing. The result is not quite as bright as the Linde Werdelin 2- Timer watch that I previously reviewed here, but like I said, has a more elegant charm to it. You’ll also notice the fantastic looking dial pattern that the 3-Timer line has. Linde Werdelin replica takes a series of concentric circles and cuts them up like too many slices of pizza for a look that reminds me of how a large maps is divided for longitude and latitude. The pattern is cut deep into the dial and makes for a good texturing. The “global” look of the dial is also good as it is a GMT watch, so travelers are going to want one of these.Being a GMT watch, you can see the long thin GMT hand with an arrow at the end. The watch features a bi-directional 24 hour rotating bezel, which you use in combination with the GMT hand to tell the GMT time. The GMT hand can be synchronzied with the regular time (to see the standard time in GMT format), or can be independently set for a second timezone. You can rotating the bezel to offset the time that gives you the ability to track a third time zone. Thus, you have the “3-Timer” watch. Having an automatic ETA 2893-A2 movement inside, the GMT hand is adjusted in 1 hour increments only. Which is VERY nice to have. This makes it easy and quick to adjust the GMT hand accurately. The previous “2-Timer” watch has a diver’s bezel instead of the GMT bezel, but otherwise the functional operation of the watches are similar. Still, the design differences make the 3-Timer it’s own beast, and a step in the right direction for the energetic young brand.

The more I wear the watch, the more it impresses me. The best way to judge a watch design is by wearing it on and off in the midst of wearing other watches. That way you get a sense of comparison and you can appreciate that one watch makes you feel better than other. If only this technique was socially acceptable to do with women, but I digress. The 3-Timer watch isn’t for every occasion, but it satisfies in most of them. I return to the concept that it is good for both sport and a suit. A concept that many watches aspire to, but many fail to achieve. Price for the line is in the 4,000 – 4,800 euro range for the non-gold versions. Prices go up to about 18,000 euros for full 18k gold models. 
Straight off the bat, I will be honest with you. I have a soft spot for Linde Werdelin. I have always loved Linde Werdelin’s concept of creating luxury sports watches for exploring the deep seas and the mountains. It’s not a revolutionary idea, but the execution makes it something very special. And after trying on a 3-Timer in late 2009 I was completely sold.

And that has never changed. The 3-Timer has always been “my watch”. But I still need to add a 3-Timer to my collection. Could it possibly be the new Linde Werdelin 3-Timer Nord?

It seems like a strange idea that a watch I have loved for over a decade, is still on my wishlist instead of on my wrist. The answer to that is simple; I just spent my money on other things when the first generation 3-Timer was around. But despite that, my love for the 3-Timer never faded. Neither did it for the initial brand concept of combining mechanical watches with digital instruments.
Straight off the bat, I will be honest with you. I have a soft spot for Linde Werdelin. I have always loved Linde Werdelin’s concept of creating luxury sports watches for exploring the deep seas and the mountains. It’s not a revolutionary idea, but the execution makes it something very special. And after trying on a 3-Timer in late 2009 I was completely sold.And that has never changed. The 3-Timer has always been “my watch”. But I still need to add a 3-Timer to my collection. Could it possibly be the new Linde Werdelin 3-Timer Nord?It seems like a strange idea that a watch I have loved for over a decade, is still on my wishlist instead of on my wrist. The answer to that is simple; I just spent my money on other things when the first generation 3-Timer was around. But despite that, my love for the 3-Timer never faded. Neither did it for the initial brand concept of combining mechanical watches with digital instruments.

Discovering Linde WerdelinIt’s an idea that was initiated by a functional desire Morten Linde and Jorn Werdelin had after Werdelin broke his back in a skiing accident in 1996. Ten years after the accident, the ideas became a reality with the first Linde Werdelin collection.The idea of clicking a digital instrument — The Rock in the mountains and The Reef in the sea — on your wristwatch to provide vital information, had James Bond-like allure. Something Robert-Jan already addressed in 2008 in this article. Obviously, the digital world was hard to keep up with so the instruments became outdated rather quickly. But the idea of developing watches for exploring in extreme conditions was still very relevant.
That’s why I was disappointed when Linde Werdelin lost its initial brand concept and wandered off into the land of bling for a while. It’s also when I lost interest a bit. I never lost my love for the brand’s approach to design or the initial idea though. Especially the 3-Timer and the Spidolite are still amongst my favorite modern sports watches.
I was incredibly happy to see the brand re-introduce the 3-Timer in 2017. And, with it, we also saw the return to the initial idea of Linde Werdelin developing instruments for explorers on land and in the water. It’s a return to form that has brought us some great timepieces.

The latest in the series is the Linde Werdelin 3-Timer Nord. It’s a special piece as it is the first 3-Timer after the re-introduction that comes on an integrated stainless steel bracelet. With modern luxury sports watches being as popular as ever, it was a good chance to find out if my love had changed for the 3-Timer. On top of that, I was able to check whether the 3-Timer is still a stand-out watch in a category overflowing with competitors.
Straight out of the box, the first thing that stands out is the 3-Timer Nord’s presence. It has always been a watch that stands out both in design and in size. With its characteristic 44mm by 46mm case, this is by no means a small watch. Add the 15mm thickness and, in theory, you have a rather substantial chunk of steel on your wrist. And if you add the visual impact of the stainless steel bracelet and the 3-Timer Nord looks like something from a sci-fi movie.
At the same time, there is also this feeling of familiarity. Upon first glance, I am immediately reminded of why I love the 3-Timer so much. That angular case design is still unique with its four characteristic bolts. The bezel looks humble with its 24-hour scale in that very recognizable modern font type. And the almost minimalist design approach creates space for the circular geometric pattern of the 3-Timer. With the small applied indices, small date indication, and sword style hands hovering above the dial, the pattern has plenty of room to shine.
The 3-Timer Nord is the first Linde Werdelin that features a fumé dial. In this case, it’s a blue fumé dial that starts out light in the middle and slowly changes into a very deep and dark blue color at the edges. The dial is inspired by the changing blue colors of the North Sea that is located in between England in the west and The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, and Norway in the east. With the owner Jorn Werdelin being Danish and living in London in the United Kingdom, the inspiration can be traced back to the brand’s roots.
I have to be honest, I had to smile when I read about the inspiration for the color of the dial. It’s because Grand Seiko always seems to come up with the most amazing explanations for its dial colors. For quite a few models we have seen references to the wide array of colors in Japanese nature. Since this was a similar story, I paused for a chuckle.

The gradation of the dial is a nice change from the regular dials. The dial really comes to life in natural sunlight where you can really see the effect of the fumé dial. And the association I had (and really like) is that the combination of the changing blue color and the nautical map pattern. With a bit of imagination, it looks like you are looking at the map of the North Sea.
Other firsts for the 3-Timer are the sandblasted steel case and bracelet. It gives the watch a matte look that tones down the overall presence of the watch. And, on top of that, I was pleasantly surprised by the comfort of the sandblasted steel. Especially when you have the watch on your wrist, it’s a combination of good looks and a pleasantly smooth touch.

The biggest cause for comfort is obviously the bracelet. The single-link design bracelet does give the watch its futuristic overall looks. But as we have come to expect from Linde Werdelin the bracelet is also cleverly designed. If you turn the bracelet around, you will find a flat center link connecting all the outside single links that almost serve as an outer shell.
But what this clever design allows for is the room to move so the bracelet really hugs your wrist. I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was to wear the 3-Timer Nord. And another great feature is the butterfly clasp with a push-button release and the Linde Werdelin logo on top. When you close the clasp you feel how well designed and engineered all the elements are.

Adjusting the bracelet is easy with a total of seven short removable links making sure it fits different wrist sizes. And just like the rubber straps or textured calfskin straps we are used to seeing on a 3-Timer, the bracelet is connected to the case by the two big bolts recessed in the case. Overall I have to say — as with every Linde Werdelin watch — it all feels very well designed and engineered. Despite its futuristic machine-like looks, the bracelet is far from it.
The Linde Werdelin 3-Timer Nord is powered by the well-known ETA 2893-2 movement. The 21-jewel movement ticks at 28,800vph and has a 42-hour power reserve. It’s a genuine GMT-movement with a 24-hour hand that can be set independently. Pulling out the crown to the first position and turning the crown clockwise will let you adjust/set the GMT hand in one-hour increments. Turning the crown counter-clockwise will let you set the date. Pulling out the crown to the second position will let you adjust/set the time.
he movement of the 3-Timer has often been a point of much discussion in relation to the 3-Timer’s list price. The main reason for this is that the ETA 2893-2 is also used for watches with a less hefty price tag from Sinn, Hamilton, and Bell & Ross. And I must say that’s understandable.
I must admit, I simply love the looks of the 3-Timer. Sometimes watches have to grow on you. However, with the 3-Timer the attraction has been magnetic from the start. And wearing the 3-Timer Nord once again confirmed that the love has not died down one bit.

Next to its good looks, I find that its size is perfect for my wrist. And despite it sounding like a big chunk of steel, the 3-Timer Nord wears incredibly well. The way the watch hugs your wrist is a testament to the impressive level of detail that went into designing and engineering the 3-Timer.
The one thing I would not choose, however, is the bracelet. I prefer seeing the 3-Timer on the rubber or textured calfskin strap it usually comes on. Yes, the bracelet is a great piece of engineering, but I am not drawn to its chunky machine-like looks. With a case design that’s already an incredible eye-catcher, the bracelet feels a bit like overkill. It makes the 3-Timer a watch from the future — it looks a bit cold and distant. Luckily you can also opt for the watch on a blue rubber strap.

If anything the 3-Timer Nord proves that the watch has not lost any of its relevance and design power. Sure, you can debate its price and its movement. And if that’s the reason for you not to want one, I get that. But my attraction to the watch is rooted so deep, there is no turning back. It will result in me having to pull the trigger eventually. Whether it will be Linde Werdelin 3-Timer Nord or something else from the brand remains the only question mark.

Linde Werdelin Replica

Linde Werdelin Replica watches are made in Switzerland; the designers are now Danish. By combining both analogue and digital technology, Linde Werdelin creates and manufactures mechanical watches along with instruments for skiing and diving which clip on top of the watch. Linde Werdelin creates limited and numbered editions of up to 100 pieces. Linde Werdelin Replica watch is a watch and instrument company founded by two Danes, Morten Linde and Jorn Werdelin. The Idea was born from a skiing accident when, in 1996, Jorn Werdelin, a keen mountaineer and off-piste skier, was taken by surprise at a bout of terrible weather, got lost, skied off a cliff and broke his back.
In 2002, he partnered with Morten Linde round The Thought: a high-end sportswatch which could, when required, be united with a digital device to offer information for diving or skiing.
The’watch-plus-instrument’ notion took five decades of development and research prior to the first Linde Werdelin view set went to market in 2006. Linde Werdelin is the sole high-end watch business generating digital tools for skiing and diving. They operate with professional mountaineers and divers for product-testing and growth. Linde Werdelin Replica watches and instruments were used on the first ever supported free climb to the summit Mount Everest in 2007. The Linde Werdelin Replica watches set is split between two main groups: the Spido and Oktopus family. The Spidos are farther sub-divided to the SpidoSpeeds, that have chronograph complications, and the SpidoLites. The Oktopus are sub-divided into the Double Date and Moonphase that have differing complications.
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According to Linde Werdelin, the material is twice as hard as steel, but half the weight of titanium, making it ideal for the brand’s oversized, design-forward sports watches. Clearly there’s a lot of tech here, so it shouldn’t be any surprise that the Oktopus Blue Sea is not an inexpensive watch.
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