Hodinkee (15 August 2018) - The Ultra Blue is such an interesting watch because it is so unusual as to be unique in its price segment. Who else has made a blue metal case that looks anything like the Ultra Blue? DeBethune, perhaps?
Monochrome (15 August 2018) - The cases have all been individually heat blued in-house by Ming himself, and the crown has been engraved by hand. As a result, each case is unique, showing hints of purple, cyan and dark blue depending on how the light hits. Regrettably, I am yet to see one in person but judging by the photos, the results look pretty gorgeous.
Gear Patrol (15 August 2018) - Dubbed the 17.03 Blue and 17.03 Ultra Blue, both watches indeed live up to their names by offering Eiffel 65-levels of blue. The former features a shimmer metallic blue dial while the later has the dial as well as a blue case, achieved through heat-treatment, a practice common in watchmaking on small parts like hands and movement components, not so common on cases.
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