Linde Werdelin Oktopus Moon 3DTP Black Ink Marks 20th Anniversary 

Linde Werdelin Oktopus Moon 3DTP Black Ink Marks 20th Anniversary 

The striking all-black Oktopus Moon 3DTP Black Ink marks the 20th anniversary of Linde Werdelin. The intense all-black, extremely non-reflective dial – limited to 20 pieces – showcases the next generation case and moon phase complication of the Oktopus.

With a case weight of just 60 grams, the Oktopus Moon 3DTP™ Black Ink is now the lightest ever timepiece Linde Werdelin has produced (two grams less than the SpidoLite 3DTP™) making it an ideal sports and diver’s watch (waterproof until 300 meters). 

The Oktopus case is sculpted into its signature geometric structure using a proprietary 3DTP™ carbon composite. Different from traditional carbon fibre composites or forged carbon, the 3DTP™ involves a technique of layering thin sheets of carbon to ensure maximum lightness and strength. 

The moonphase complication has taken a graphic turn, becoming simpler and stronger to align with the architecture and aesthetic of a Linde Werdelin timepiece. The lume is present in each of the moon depictions as well as on the hands, indices and dial. In a further change, there is no moon appearing in the dial when the new moon is not yet present in the sky. 

The dial components are painted in a textured extremely non-reflective black paint with black lume displaying various blues when lumed. 

“We are very excited about presenting this particularly iconic timepiece marking our 20th anniversary – I think it shows the essence of Linde Werdelin and our quest for challenging what we have done in the past while focusing on our evolution.”

Jorn Werdelin, Co-Founder, Linde Werdelin

The moon phase complication was originally conceived and developed in 2009 together with renowned Danish master watchmaker Svend Andersen of Andersen Geneve. The developing moon depicted in the dial apertures allows divers to plan their night dives according to the moon phase, benefiting from light and often more stable weather conditions around the full moon. 

Technical Specifications:


Numbered series Limited to 20 individually numbered pieces worldwide 
Dial 5 layer skeletonised dial in Anti-Reflective Ink Black 
Flange and top layer; circular satin finish 
Hands in titanium colour with satin finish and Luminova
Lower dial; Circular Côte de Genève Dial
Large numerals, 3, 9, 12, in Ink Black with Luminova
Ink Black hour with Cool Grey minute indexes 
Case Outer Case: 
Sculpted multi-layered 3DTP carbon 
Sapphire crystal, antireflective on the inside 

Titanium; rough circular satin, engraved with an octopus motif 

Back Case: 
Titanium, engraved with octopus drawing 
Limited edition number laser engraved from 1 to 20 

3DTP carbon 
DLC Titanium screws, circular satin finish on top and black tension discs 
Dimensions44mm (w) by 46mm (l) by 15mm (h) 
Movement Bespoke LW calibre with in-house moon phase complication 
Frequency: 28,800vph (4 Hz) 
Jewels: 23 
Power reserve: 42 hours 
Strap Pitch Black Natural Kautschuk Rubber Strap with Ardillion Buckle (interchangeable) 
Water resistance 300m 

A special anniversary series of only 20 numbered pieces, each priced at £16,000 ex. VAT. 

For further information please visit Linde Werdelin

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