2019

They call it mellow yellow: MeisterSinger’s trade fair talking piece goes into production

12. Juli 2019

The Metris is undoubtedly the leisure watch in the MeisterSinger collection: robust, uncomplicated, waterproof and customizable to suit any outfit thanks to quick strap change. Furthermore, there’s nothing the one-hand principle is better suited to: who wants to count individual minutes let alone seconds in their free time? With its casual look, the Metris will soon be as indispensable as your favorite pair of jeans.

Further versions of the Metris are now also available: a bronze case and dark blue dial hint at nautical adventures. In the Black Line with a DLC-coated, black case and numerals in Old Radium it is reminiscent of a vintage on-board instrument. MeisterSinger watches can be elegant, striking, sporty and colorful – but never loud, flamboyant or provocative. This also applies to the Metris models. Until now.

What’s that then?

The colors of the Metris with a black case and a bright yellow dial contrast more strongly than any other MeisterSinger model. So where does the yellow dial come from? Here, too, founder and designer Manfred
Brassler was actually inspired by old instruments. And even though he brought the yellow Metris to Baselworld earlier this year as a spontaneous design idea, he designed it with the same care as all MeisterSinger watches. It features slight color progression on the dial and a matching seam on the black leather strap. At the fair the watch became a talking piece and an Instagram star surprisingly quickly. Someone said “mellow yellow” – and there was its nickname! But to start with it couldn’t be ordered, and neither could it be found in the catalog.

A little provocative

But now it is available, just as it was shown in Basel. Because “its mellow yellow” is far removed from everything instrumental and more reminiscent of leisure topics such as ripe fruit or a sunset. And because MeisterSinger is committed to classic trade fairs that have their own dynamism. And especially because with this watch you can do something that barely any pair of jeans can do: provoke a little.

The technical features of the Metris are undoubtedly sublime. The watch is powered by a Swiss automatic movement. The scratch-resistant stainless steel case has a diameter of 38 millimeters and is water-resistant to 20 bar; its powerful flank protects the screw-down crown. The yellow Metris is available as of now.

  • Model: Metris
  • Movement: ETA 2824-2 or SW 200-1
  • Diameter: 38 mm
  • Case: Stainless steel (DLC), caseback with six screws, water-resistant up to 20 bar, sapphire glass, magnified date
  • Power reserve: 38 hours