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The Formex Essence is the brand’s take on a dress watch, while still keeping some of their design DNA in play. This takes the form of the hex head details. This shows up around the bezel, and on the crown. For the bezel hexes, those most commonly are what house the spring-loaded mechanism that protects the case (more on that in a future review). This is still the case here as well, just in a much stealthier manner than we’re used to. Visually, however, the case shape and details do keep with what the brand has done before. They’ve also put some alternating surfaces finishes in place (the bevel are polished, and the rest is brushed) which is a treatment I like, given that it keeps fingerprints and smudges down.
https://wristwatchreview.com/2019/07/11 ... ce-review/
Tech Specs from Formex
Automatic Sellita SW200-1 (COSC) or ETA 2824 (non-COSC)
Lug width: 22mm
Material: stainless steel
Specials: Patented case suspension
Waterproofness: 10ATM (100 m)
Dial/Glass: Top and bottom sapphire crystal anti-reflective and hard-coated
Bracelet: Stainless Steel or leather with deployment clasp
If ordering the bracelet, can get in 0.5cm increments
Dial colors: brown, blue, black, silver
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With the lilt of Irish laughter
Every day and in every way
Now forever and ever after."