The unidirectional bezel is ceramic and is treated with brushed dark grey DLC (diamond like coating). Ceramic is resistant to scratching and is shatterproof and it looks particularly striking, purely because it is the polar-opposite to the colour or glossy black surface of a traditional ceramic bezel. There is a pip of lume at 12 o'clock, the first 15 minutes counted down with black batons and thereafter, further numerical markers at 20, 30, 40 and 50 which are intersected with a singular baton between. It is neatly executed, if not difficult to read.
The dial is again brushed and plain matt black, forgoing the guilloche wave pattern which is found on the majority of Christopher Wards latest Trident Pro's. A process which apparently, was discovered by accident, when manufacturing their classic range of Tridents.
A double grey baton at the 12 o'clock potion on the dial, and then singular around the dial. These are neat, straightforward and evenly applied. A half baton sits at 3 o'clock because, at the same position, we find a small date window; a complication which I would personally have done without as it would have made the dial neater still and particularly as it is difficult to read in any event.
That sweeping second hand, as mentioned previously, is fine and impeccably detailed. A circle of lume sits just aft of its red tip and of course, a real highlight of the range is that trident fork which finishes it perfectly at its opposite end. A beautiful design element.
The sword minute hand is prominent, being both wide and long. It reaches out, almost to the outer edge of the dial at its pointed tip, skeletal at first and then deeply filed with dark grey and edged with the same pale grey which highlights the batons and hour hand.
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