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ZINVO Blade Phantom Watch

By: on December 19, 2016
  • ZINVO Blade Phantom Watch
  • ZINVO Blade Phantom Watch
  • ZINVO Blade Phantom Watch
  • ZINVO Blade Phantom Watch
  • ZINVO Blade Phantom Watch

ZINVO's Blade series of watches have no interest in the secondhand. As trendsetters in timepiece design and engineering, they forgo tradition in favor of distinction, and replace the 60-second tick stick with a rotating turbine disc fitted over the Blade watch dial. Each second the entire stylized disc takes a clockwise shift.

The darkest, and probably sexiest, member of the Blade family is its Phantom. Black on black on black defines the Phantom aesthetic, beginning with a 44mm black brushed stainless steel case with fluted sides and teardrop-shaped lugs. The watch face, turbine disc, and hour / minute hands are matte black as well, with the exception of the ends of the hands, which promised ZINVO if they let them near a bucket of crimson red paint they'd stick in just the tip. A genuine black Italian leather strap with a carbon fiber pattern and black stitching caps off the Blade Phantom's readiness to accessorize the Batsuit, or any of your own dapper threads.

Blade Phantoms are powered by a Miyota 8215 automatic mechanical movement with a self-winding caliber. It's covered with a scratchproof sapphire crystal on the face side, and an "exhibition caseback" that gives you a full view of the caliber in action on the flip side. The watch is water resistant up to 330'.

At printing, ZINVO was offering the Blade Phantom and carbon fiber-printed band at a $37 discount from the normal retail price of $299. Click here to check the watch out, and get one of your own.