Introducing: The Swatch Flymagic

Introducing: The Swatch Flymagic

02/14/2019 Off

Quick Take It’s not too often that we get something entirely new from Swatch. Today, however, the company is launching the Swatch Flymagic, a new collection of proudly mechanical watches that feature anti-magnetic Nivachron hairsprings. The foundation of the Flymagic is the Sistem51 movement. For these watches, Swatch has reversed the caliber, setting it in the 45mm case with the mechanics facing the viewer, and added 15 components to make it function properly in this orientation. One of the side effects of this is that the running seconds actually run backwards, something Swatch is embracing as part of the collection’s…