28 Jul '16, 4pm

Panda dial, from @raymondweil – the Freelancer Chronograph https://t.co/R4r7u9QqFz

Panda dial, from @raymondweil – the Freelancer Chronograph https://t.co/R4r7u9QqFz

The single biggest problem with designing an automatic chronograph in this price range is that you don't have a ton of options when it comes to making it stand out from the rest of the pack – in other words, most of them look like they were designed with economy in mind, which is not the kind of thing that exactly makes your heart do that little skip of pride you want it to do when you look at your wristwatch. The nice thing about this particular version of the Freelancer chronograph is that it's a little triumph over the weight of a limited design palette. There's an almost irresistible desire on the part of designers in this price point to try to jazz things up, for lack of a better word and thankfully, in the Freelancer chronograph Raymond Weil's managed to resist the temptation. You've got a clearly readable design; there's no nonsense about monkeying with the shape of...

Full article: https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/the-raymond-weil-freela...

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