Leica & Valbray EL1 “100 Years of Leica Photography

Leica & Valbray EL1 “100 Years of Leica Photography

Leica completes 100 years this year and what bigger bazaar anniversary than a alarm that’s bound edition. Read carefully, I say “timepiece”, not “camera”. That’s because the German high-end camera maker has partnered with Swiss watchmaker, Valbray to actualize 100 pieces of the appropriate edition. valbray leicaThose of you who’re accustomed with ‘EL1 Chronograph’ will apprehension the tweaks in a newer adaptation of the arresting timepiece. For others, we’re activity to break the aftereffect of the collaboration. While the EL1 Alarm was alluring as it is, it now advisers an “Oculus diaphragm system”.

valbray leica watches.jpgWhat this basically agency is a rather different iris appearance dial, which uses 16 atramentous blades in matte atramentous that abide open, shut or alike center open, at the aberration of a bezel. Activity from an affected atramentous punch to Valbray’s abundantly active chrono has never been this simple! Then the bezel and the accompanying argument allure the photography enthusiast as well, akin the capacity on a lens.

valbray leica watches.jpgAt 46 mm wide, the watch is accessible in two 50-piece versions. Both the sandblasted titanium and the black-coated sandblasted titanium accomplish abundant statements. As for added features, best abide structurally and mechanically simple to the accepted EL1 Alarm model. Inside the watch is a abject Swiss ETA Valjoux 7750 automated alarm movement.

leica watchThe band comes in atramentous and amber and the bound copy alarm is priced at $24,700. If you’re apprehensive how accessible or boxy it would be to lay easily on one, the watch is accessible at baddest Leica and Valbray outlets.

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