The MeisterSinger Black Line – A Darker and Sportier Take on the Single-Hand Concept

By rolex
June 6, 2021
6 min read

Many brands battle to stand apart from the group and to characterize what makes them extraordinary. Not with MeisterSinger . This brand makes mechanical watches with one single hand for individuals who simply need to monitor time, with a specific verse in the showcase. This has consistently been the characterizing purpose of the brand. While typically rather traditional (despite the fact that occasionally brilliant ), the brand as of late began to offer bolder pieces , and that incorporates a fresh out of the box new assortment of black, instrument watches presented at Baselworld 2018. Meet the four watches of the MeisterSinger Black Line – including the Circularis Power Reserve, the Salthora Meta, the Perigraph and the No.03.

This new MeisterSinger Black Line comprises four watches of the exemplary assortment, every one of them sharing two common focuses. The first is their exceptional, rather extraordinary and adequately unique showcase; a solitary hand that demonstrates the time. This implies that just one hand is utilized to highlight the current hour and the estimated minute, with 5-minute graduations. A very sizable amount of exactness for day by day life, trust us. However, this is the same old thing, as all the watches in the MeisterSinger assortment share this feature.

What is interesting with the MeisterSinger Black Line and found on each of the four watches is another shading plan. In view of the Circularis Power Reserve, the Salthora Meta, the Perigraph and the No.03, the Black Line is – obviously – a black interpretation of these watches. The stainless steel cases are covered with diamond-like carbon (DLC) – a covering cycle that is substantially more impervious to wear and scratches than the more common PVD process. The dials are likewise planned in matte pure black, with exceptionally differentiating markings and numerals.

During the day, they review old radium/tritium dial because of a sand-beige tone. At the point when sunsets, they shine in obscurity on account of a Super-LumiNova covering. To give greatest intelligibility, the tip of the single hand is painted in red – a shading that is likewise found on all the auxiliary signs (date, power reserve). At last, these watches are combined with vintage-roused saddle cowhide ties in earthy colored, consequently giving a cool antique feel that coordinates the lists and numerals.

Let’s presently investigate the four watches of the MeisterSinger Black Line:

MeisterSinger Circularis Power Reserve Black Line

Introduced in 2017 , the Circularis Power Reserve is the most complex watch delivered by the brand and consequently to be viewed as the leader of the MeisterSinger assortment. It is fitted with an exclusive hand-twisted development with a truly comfortable 5-day/120-hour power reserve. Being a powerful motor, MeisterSinger figured it very well may be convenient to monitor the excess energy put away into the twin-barrel and added a power reserve marker to its MSH base type. The development is pleasantly executed, with decent bends. For this exceptional Black Line version, the brand picked a black covering likewise on the fundamental extension, which stands out pleasantly from the cleaned slanted points and the rhodium-plated parts.

The Circularis Power Reserve Black Line has a steel case estimating 43mm in measurement – and is a hearty watch on the wrist. However, its huge measurements permit to peruse the time effectively on the super-enormous dial. Aside from the power reserve and the enormous focal hand for the hours, the Circularis Power Reserve likewise incorporates a sign of the date. The watch comes with a hearty earthy colored seat cowhide tie. Value: EUR 5,990.

Quick facts: 43mm measurement – DLC-covered treated steel case – sapphire gem front and back – type MSH02, hand-wound – 120-hour power reserve – single-hand, date show and power reserve marker – EUR 5,990

MeisterSinger Salthora Meta Black Line

Don’t be tricked by the numeral 12 appeared on top of the dial of this watch… It isn’t an hour marker. It is a significantly more fascinating component! Without a doubt, the Salthora Meta combines the single hand sign with a bouncing hour showed in a round window at 12 o’clock. Accordingly, for once, the single hand of this MeisterSinger fills in as a sign of the minutes. An alternate interpretation of the base idea that really makes the Salthora Meta the most advantageous and potentially probably the coolest watch in the collection.

While the base development is a solid programmed ETA 2824-2 (or its Sellita clone), a particular module on top for the bouncing hour complication has been created by MeisterSinger – as completely clarified here . The Salthora Meta Black Line includes this unique presentation in a black DLC covered steel instance of 43mm with sapphire caseback. A few red accents on the dial make this observe very alluring. Once more, it is worn on a seat earthy colored calfskin tie. Value: EUR 3,190.

Quick facts: 43mm distance across – DLC-covered hardened steel case – sapphire precious stone front and back – ETA 2824-2 or Sellita clone with in-house module – programmed with 38h power reserve – bouncing hours and focal minutes – EUR 3,190

MeisterSinger Perigraph Black Line

The Perigraph is perhaps the most exemplary watches in the MeisterSinger assortment yet it has been definitely changed with this Black Line version, moving from a practically dress watch to a powerful and instrument piece. While the single-hand showing the hours is as yet the primary concern of interest here, MeisterSinger has added a unique date show, not through an exemplary window yet because of a pivoting circle, with the current date motioned at 12 o’clock with a red triangle. This presentation vivifies a dial that would have been in any case very empty.

The MeisterSinger Perigraph Black Line utilizes a similar enormous and hearty 43mm black DLC-covered case and seat cowhide lash as its kin. The development is a programmed ETA 2824-2 or its Sellita clone, noticeable through the caseback. The black dial gives incredible differentiation and the date shows up well in this unique circumstance. Value: EUR 2,090.

Quick facts: 43mm width – DLC-covered hardened steel case – sapphire precious stone front and back – ETA 2824-2 or Sellita clone – programmed with 38h power reserve – hours and date by circle – EUR 2,090

MeisterSinger No.03 Black Line

Last however not least, MeisterSinger likewise applies the Black Line idea to one of its less complex watches, the absolutely exemplary No.03. This watch is the section level proposal of the Black Line and shows a spotless, basic yet unique single-hand show with no additional highlights. It is housed in the same 43mm black DLC-covered hardened steel case as different watches of this assortment. Inside is an programmed ETA 2824-2 or its Sellita clone with just the presentation of the hours. Value: EUR 1,990.

Quick facts: 43mm distance across – DLC-covered hardened steel case – sapphire gem front and back – ETA 2824-2 or Sellita clone – programmed with 38h power reserve – show of the hours – EUR 1,990


The MeisterSinger Black Line is as of now accessible from the brand’s retailers. More subtleties on www.meistersinger.com .