Serica is back in the news with the unveiling of its latest addition: the 6190 Field a worthy heir to the W.W.W and the 4512, released in 2019 and 2020 respectively. At the time, the W.W.W was the French brand’s first mechanical watch, based on the historic designs of the military watches. But make no mistake, everything about this watch has been improved!
This new watch is refined with a case of 10.4mm height for a width of 37.7mmthe ideal size to make it particularly elegant. However, it remains water-resistant to 200MThis is a rare feature for a watch of its kind, and will enable you to wear it in all circumstances. Serica still offers you a choice of orientation for the oversized crown at 3 or 9 o’clockan option that will warm the hearts of left-handers. The double-dome sapphire crystal is anti-reflective, offering sturdiness, style and perfect legibility.
Movement-wise, this Serica 6190 is equipped with a calibre SOPROD M100a swiss automatic movementCOSC-certified, the company’s new standard. The heart of the work beats at a frequency of 28,800 vph, while offering a 42-hour power reserve. The bracelet remains unchanged, still inspired by early twentieth-century vintage and named ” Bonklip “. It’s very easy to use, as all you have to do is hook the buckle directly onto a link to lock it in place. The clasp features a superb Serica logo, which makes all the difference. As Serica always thinks ahead, you can choose between two bracelet sizes: a standard suitable for cuffs from 16 to 20cm and a extra-long fits wrists from 19 to 24cm.
Three black enamelled dials are available: first, a dial California recognizable by its mix of Roman and Arabic numerals, followed by a dial Commando which stands out for its painted Arabic numerals from 1 to 12 on (corresponding to the Mark XI specifications of 1948) as well as a dial called ” Denali Denali”, Serica’s first 3-6-9-12 type. It refers to the mountain also known as McKinley in Alaska, climbed by Colombian mountaineers on June 3, 2022 in just 8 days. Nicolàs Diaz and Gabriel Morant. An ascent of 6190 meters, with a Serica 4512 on their wrists. Does this number ring a bell? These dials feature ” Broad Arrow “of the most beautiful effect, treated with Super-LumiNova, as are the hour-markers and hands. The luminescent numerals are a first for this model!
In short, this Serica 6190 Field is a faithful descendant of the 4512, and the improved data sheet proves just how much Serica is constantly striving to improve. The watch is a success, well finished and built with quality materials. The price, meanwhile, has risen to 990€. An increase justified in many respects. Pre-orders are now open on the brand’s website for a total of delivery in January 2024. So if you’re looking for a toolwatch military style, you won’t regret it!
FEATURES – SERICA 6190 FIELD
Case : 316L stainless steel – brushed and polished finish – 37.7mm wide x 46.5mm long x 10.4mm thick – double-domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on inside – screw-down crown with 3 or 9 screws – screw-down solid back – water resistance 20 ATM (200 meters)
Dial : black enamelled background – matte finish – painted hour markers – broad arrow hands – Super-LumiNova-studded hour markers and hands
Movement mechanical self-winding – COSC-certified Soprod M100 calibre – frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour (4Hz) – hours, minutes and seconds function – 42-hour power reserve – daily deviation of -4/+6 seconds
Straps : Bonklip in 316L stainless steel – standard length (16-20cm) or extra-long (19-24cm) – 20mm width at lugs – clip clasp
Informations : in permanent collection – available for pre-order on the official website – 2-year warranty – €990 incl. VAT