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Helvetica Light by Mondaine
Helvetica Light by Mondaine
Helvetica Light by Mondaine


Helvetica No1 Bleu Marine Light


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All our watches are shipped worldwide free of charge, via a tracked service and require a signature upon delivery. We ship via UPS to UK mainland addresses, and via FedEx for the EU and rest of the world.

Express delivery options are available at the checkout for customers in the UK and USA, charged at £5 for UK Express next working day, and £10 for USA Express next working day delivery. Express delivery orders must be placed before 1pm GMT for same day dispatch. Any orders placed after 1pm GMT, over the weekend or on a UK bank holiday will be dispatched the next working day.

Customers are able to return or exchange full price watches that are unsuitable or unwanted as long as they are unworn, within 28 days of receipt. Watches must be returned in a resalable condition without any visible marks to the face or strap and include all original packaging, tags and manuals. The cost of return postage is not refundable. Customers wishing to return sale items have 7 days from receipt of goods to request a return or exchange.

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Nearly 30 years after releasing the world-famous Swiss Railways watch, this collection from Mondaine is inspired by another of Switzerland’s most important creations: Helvetica.

Designed in Basel in 1957 by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffman, Helvetica is perhaps the world’s most popular font family and can be found on anything from New York subway signage to Apple’s iPhone operating system.

German industrial designer Martin Drechsel was challenged with transferring the essence of Helvetica to a watch and the result is the Mondaine Helvetica, which is available to buy in three styles or “weights”: Light, Regular and Bold.

The text, date and indexes on the watch face are set in Helvetica, while its lugs are based on the typeface’s famous number ‘1′ digit.

Mondaine Helvetica is Swiss made and features a 38mm stainless steel case, a leather strap and a quartz movement.

Read our interview with the designer

DesignerMartin Drechsel
Case materialStainless steel
Case diameter38mm
LensAnti refletive and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
Strap width18mm
MechanismSwiss made quartz Ronda 715
Water resistance3ATM
Warranty2 years