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Case: Titanium Movement: Soprod A10 Dial: Matte Black Lume: BGW9 Lens: Sapphire w/ AR Strap: Titanium Bracelet CASE Water Res.: 50 m instead of steel. This is the biggest departure from the other Ocean One line cases. Compared to the OVM, the size and shape Dimensions: 39 x 45 mm Thickness: 9.9 mm Lug Width: 22 mm Crown: 7 x 4.5mm Warranty: 2 Years Price: $540 (w/o 19% VAT) dome, and has pretty decent AR. The bezel mechanism has a good action to it too. It’s a are identical. After having not worn an Ocean line watch in a few 120-click unidirectional bezel with a nice snap and little back play years, I still found the size pleasant at 42 x 50 x 14.85mm (to the that lines up close to the mark. It has enough resistance that top of domed sapphire, 13mm without). It’s a robust watch, giving accidental turning is not a concern, but not so much that turning some sub-styling with a more modern and aggressive tool watch it is unpleasant. A great feature that goes towards the modern feel. It also wears a bit smaller than it sounds due to the propor- concept of the OTP is the use of a black ceramic bezel. It’s more tions of the case sections and the wide bezel. scratch resistant and has a very clean look. I’m a bit torn on the The design itself is to be expected, if you’ve owned or seen glossiness, as matte might have played off of the titanium nicely a Steinhart Ocean before. From the top, the case has classic lines (hence its use on the Pelagos) and added to the mil-feel of the that are dominated by a large bezel with sub-like cutouts for tex- dial, but the gloss has some charm too. Unlike the OVM, the ture. On the right side is a chunky 7 x 4.5mm screw down crown ceramic insert also features full lume markers, which that sits within small triangular guards. From the side, you can glow excellently. see that the mid-case is quite thin and fairly flat, lending to some Flipping the watch over, you have a display case-back, with vintage feel. The bezel angles upwards, meeting the large domed a steel edge. Around the border of the window you have various sapphire crystal. The crystal is a strong point of the case design expected details about the watch. Looking in, you have a delightful as it’s very attractive, with a tall chamfer on its edge leading to a view of the Soprod A10-2 movement. To me, this is the high- AboutTime Magazine | Function 33