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Orodeus OD2-3 Umi Budō
- USD442.77 USD885.55
Embark on a Sea Odyssey with OD2
The OD2 collection continues the sci-fi theme of Orodeus. This time, Orodeus invites you to go several leagues under the sea, inspired by Captain Nemo’s adventure. The original inspiration of the case design cines from a rare 1970s vintage watch with a jumping hour feature that Orodeus reimagined to be a submersible in its underwater adventure.
The case front profile is asymmetrical, making it unique from many other dive watches, with a strong presence of the screw-down crown at 4 c’clock. Viewing the side profile of the case will reveal a sliding contour that hugs the wrist comfortably. The lack of lugs at the 12 o’clock position also makes the watch very wearable even for small wrists. The finishing of the case is intertwined between the brushed and polished method, giving it a sporty yet refined feel overall.
A 3mm-thick domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating makes the watch stand out better in terms of wrist presence and it brings out more of the dial detailings which include SuperLuminova-filled dot markers and textured fumee dial. Zoom closely on the dial will show caviar-look alike texture that a nickname is given to each colourway. For comfort and that consistent 1970s vibes, custom-designed rubber straps are paired with this collection.
The sci-fi theme also continues in the watch’s presentation box, which bears a striking illustration by our comic artist. The drawing showcases the artist’s alter ego, Captain OD and his crew as they embark on their underwater adventures.
All these elements have put OD2 in line with the retro futuristic genre of the brand DNA.
"Man is never perfect, nor contented.”
~ Jules Verne
These wise words are still visible on the caseback as a reminder to the brand’s founders and to the future owners of Orodeus watches that we should all strive to improve ourselves and the people around us.
No history. No story. Just a new adventure. Join Singapore brand Orodeus on its escapades!
Orodeus was borne from a desire to fulfill a long-time dream; to offer an alternative; and to simply explore the infinity and beyond in watch terms.
Born in the 70s and 80s, the collaborators hail from the sci-fi generation; hence, the heavily space age-inspired design for Orodeus watches. The word Orodeus [oro dies] is a mashed-up theoporic word derived from the Latin words, horologium (time) and deus (God).
Time is infinite; space is limitless; and Gods are immortal.
Case size: 41x45mm
Case material: Stainless steel
Case back: Stainless steel with engraved quote from Jules Verne
Movement type: Automatic
Movement no.: Sellita SW200-1
Power reserve: Approx 38hrs
Dial: Yellow fumé textured dial with SuperLuminova on the dial and bezel markers
Glass: Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
Water resistance: 20ATM
Strap type: Rubber
Strap material: Rubber
Buckle: Stainless steel tang buckle
Features: Dive watch with date display and 120-click unidirectional rotating bezel
Warranty: 2 years