Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The MOTION Automatic 24

This is one of the first offerings of a new brand from France, SYE -

Courtesy of SYE
After a successful crowdfunding effort, the SYE MOTION Automatic 24 is now ready to meet the general public.  Assembled in Besançon, and shipped around the world.

The case is of stainless steel and measures 40.55 mm in diameter.  The movement is the Miyota 8217, which provides hours, minutes, seconds and a 24 hour indicator.

Courtesy of SYE

But for me, one of the most intriguing aspects is the strap system which allows for a quick strap change with the use of a casebook tool.  The look is not entirely dissimilar to the original Omega Dynamic.

Courtesy of SYE

Here are the pertinents -

Material: stainless steel 316L
Construction: 5-part case construction
Crystal: scratch-resistant & AR coated sapphire
Caseback: Fastback™ system
Water resistance: 50 meters (5 ATM)

Diameter: 40,5mm
Width (incl crown): 43,5mm
Thickness : 13,4mm
Weight: 100g (3,53 oz) approx.

Colors: Silver or Smoky grey brushed steel dial
Functions: hour, minute, second, date, 24h sub-dial
Hands: diamond shape with Superluminova™ coating


Fastback™ Premium strap among 10 variations
Lining: full grain Italian calf in SYE blue
Stitches: constrasting stitches
Buckle: brushed stainless steel deployment buckle
Length: 120/80mm (long/short strap)

Type: automatic mechanical movement
Caliber: Miyota 8217
Jewels: 21 jewels
Frequency: 21 600 alternances / hour (3 Hz)
Power reserve: 42 hours

Warranty: 2 years

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