REBELLION / TWENTY-ONE

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At the first look, i knew that the Twenty-One was inspired by vintage/classic cars! and it makes totally sense. Not only because the brand sister company is REBELLION RACING but because Motorsport is simply at the core of their world.

I immediately noticed the central part of the timepiece (with 2 arms) and the brand’s logo on its center. I thought : « Oh sure! a vintage steering wheel » and then i said to myself, « The all design is pretty cool ! »
For instance, the font used on the hour ring is also vintage… but let’s start with the dial :

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The big red hand points the minutes and the fixed red line (at 12 o’clock) shows the hour (in this case it’s the « hour ring/component » that moves behind the window) By the way, here you clearly have a vintage car dashboard design!
At 8 o’clock, a GMT (second time zone) indication is present. Always, confortable is you’re traveling or need it for any other personal reasons.

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The seconds are also shown on the center dial (or « black zone ») at 4.30 o’clock. The seconds part has the shape of a small steering wheel with 3 arms and is obviously in constant motion as much as the balance wheel running at 4Hz (underneath the letters « HRS », at 12 o’clock).

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Self-winding movement, i love its oscillating mass inspired by car rims on the back! Offering a minimum of 42 hours of power reserve, i’m pretty sure that you won’t have to wind it (assuming that you frequently wear it, of course).

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The case is quite original! Its shape isn’t common. I’m not saying that you’re in presence of a revolutionary case but for sure something different! and in my opinion, that’s one of REBELLION’s strengths. Available in stainless steel and titanium, there is also a special lugs system that enables you to change the straps pretty easily. (Note: It’s the lug part that you must pull out. Don't use the strap as rocker!).

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Talking about the straps, the one that you see on this article is made of rubber with red stitches.
Confortable, i appreciate its design which includes interesting details such as 4 black lines and the brand name + logo (that leaves a temporary « mark » on your skin).

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After a week on my wrist, i have to say that the movement is Reliable, Precise and Easy to set. Personally, i'll go with this one : The Stainless steel version because i like "heavy" watches.

At a Surprisingly affordable price of 4’900 CHF, the REBELLION - TWENTY-ONE is the perfect opportunity to get a great Swiss Made GMT watch with a Stunning vintage car design.

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