Of course, the main difference here is the CuAI5 aluminum bronze construction. Aluminium bronzes are desirable for their strength and corrosion resistance when compared to other bronze alloys, such as tin or bronze. This is the first time Nodus have plied the bronze watch waters, and the result is sharp.
Off the Cuff: YEMA Meangraf Sous Marine R60
To call the Sous Marine R60 a reissue might be misleading. Certainly, the watch references those quirky dials made so popular in the 60s and 70s, not only by YEMA, but by others like Omega, Zenith and Bulova. But really the R60 is a reinterpretation, and possibly a reinvention of the Sous Marine.
Off the Cuff: Mido Multifort Skeleton Vertigo
People marvel at what they cannot understand. And the function of a mechanical watch is indeed a minor marvel. But people cannot marvel at what they cannot see. So what's what better than a watch with an open heart? A watch with a skeletonized dial. In other words, don't just show them them balance wheel. Give 'em the gears.