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L’Histoire de l’Eclipse Watch de Vario's

The moon has always had great significance in many cultures throughout history; she represented immortality, eternity and enlightenment. Chinese mythology speaks of a great hero who would have shot nine burning suns to save the human race and, in return for his actions, would have received an elixir that would make him a god. He offered to share it with his wife, who consummated it secretly and went up alone to the moon, but a hunting dog, a faithful companion of the hero, took the little remaining elixir and followed it, swallowing at once his wife and the moon causing the first lunar eclipse. The celestial army recognized the act of the dog as an act of bravery, it rewarded this feat by making the dog a celestial being charged with guarding the Heavenly Door.

vario eclipse watch with hound and moon

Just like the dog who was the faithful companion of the hero, we hope this watch will become yours. The dial has been engraved with the image of this legendary dog, as well as the sign referring to the said legend in traditional Chinese characters translating as "The Celestial Dog devours the Moon"

vario 38mm eclipse dress watch caseback

The Tweed Harris was popular in the 60s and is known for its versatility and use in luxury items. We immediately understood that it was the ideal fabric for the bracelet of your Eclipse watch (since very little used by the other brands), that is why it will be in Tweed Harris 100% authentic with a frame soft leather for comfort. The bracelet resists water, so do not worry too much when you wash your hands with the watch!

vario harris tweed strap

Case diameter: 38mm Case
thickness: 7mm (quartz) OR 8mm (manual winding)
Crystal: 3mm double domed sapphire (anti-reflective coating on the inside surface)
Case material: 316L stainless steel
Dial: sunburst convex dial »Silver, red, green, blue, gray and black
Movement: S eiko VH31 quartz sweep movement (4 ticks per second) OR Miyota 6T33 manual winding mechanical movement (28.8kbph with 40 hours of reserve)

eclipse green dress watch 38mm

eclipse dress watch 38mm

Most quartz watches on the market are ticking once a second while our Seiko VH31 quartz watch 4 times a second (like a mechanical watch), which gives a beautiful looking visual effect. Our Miyota 6t33 hand-winding version was chosen as a tribute to the first watches used on the moon in the 60s because they were also mechanical watches.


"Eclipse" is available in silver, red, green, blue, gray and black. Whether you prefer the impeccable precision of quartz or the warmth and soul of a mechanical movement, the Eclipse is a piece that is worth the price and gives your wrist the style of the 60s.

vario eclipse dress watch
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vario eclipse blue handwound
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