If you’re a fan of skeletonized watches, Linde Werdlein has a treat in store for you with their new SpidoLite II.  That said, you’re going to need a fat wallet for this one!

Of course, this is a subtly skeletonized dial, which I appreciate.  It gives you a glimpse of what’s ticking away in the in-house movement, and doesn’t appear to detract from readability.  I also like how the date display is done – it’s unobtrusive, but easy to tell what the value is.

It does, however, make the sub-seconds jump out all the more. Perhaps if they had skeletonized that a bit, or muted the indicators, it would blend in a bit better.  This “issue” is not truly an issue, however, as I’m not about to be dropping $12,500 (at today’s exchange rates) on a watch.  If you’ve just won the lottery, though, this just might be a great limited edition for you to pick up.

Linde Werdelin continues the journey of evolution by announcing the launch of the SpidoLite II model. With a strong reference to its predecessors, the SpidoLite and SpidoSpeed, the SpidoLite II is a living testament of true evolution in complex watch case design and craftsmanship. Featuring the three – part case construction, the SpidoLite II is crafted in titanium to further reduce the weight of the watch while ensuring the integrity of strength. The dial has also been skeletonised to reveal parts of the movement while a seconds sub-dial has been added at 9 o’clock and a date function has made its appearance for the first time in a SpidoLite model.

SpidoLite II will be available in two versions of Titanium and Titanium Anthracite DLC and.

SpidoLite II Titanium and Titanium Anthracite DLC will be a numbered series starting with series A of a 100 pieces each and will retail at €9360 and €9960 inclusive of VAT respectively. Available from November 2011 on LindeWerdelin.com  or from any LW authorised retailer in local currency.

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