Favre-Leuba can trace its history back 1737, making it one of the oldest watchmakers in Switzerland, and its 282 year-old archive of reference models provides plenty of inspiration for modern day designs.
Its latest Raider Sea Sky is a perfect example, arriving this season in eye-catching orange and yellow editions — ideal for today’s adventurers, the company says.
“When Switzerland’s second-oldest watch brand introduces new models, it not only draws on its history of innovation and technical excellence, but is guided by decades of design classics produced in its own ateliers,” a spokesperson adds.
The Raider Sea Sky automatic chronograph is an ultra-rugged timepiece forged in a 44mm stainless steel with unidirectional bezel, screw-in crown and screw-down case back that keep it water resistant to 200 metres.
The orange and yellow dials were used by Favre-Leuva Bathy 160 watches back in the 1960s and early 1970s and give an instant sporty upgrade to the family.
They can be bought with a stainless steel bracelet, brown or black calfskin strap or diver-friendly black rubber band.