There are six different dial configurations available for the Helicoprion. Three feature a circular brushed silver outer dial area with either black, green or blue buzzsaw markings standing out against it, with a darker central section in black, green or blue. The other three dials are fully black, blue or brown with the funky markings making a much more subtle appearance. As you’ll note from the photographs, I’ve been sent two of the more vibrant and retro bi-colour options as well as the all-blue version.
I have to say that the blue and silver colorway is my personal favorite. This was true after handling them for the first time back in September, and is still the case today after spending time with these three recently. I find the shade of blue offers enough vibrancy without being overpowering. As such, the buzzsaw shape formed by the brushed silver section is quite prominent too. The green is perhaps less saturated than I might have liked, and the all-blue version too reserved. I believe that a funky retro pattern on a dial should make a statement. That said, the patterns on all three are more prominent out in the sunshine. The dial finishing, to my naked eye or seen through a macro, seems impressive, with fine brushing, polished indices and a nicely polished chamfer around the date wheel. The dauphine hands are also well finished, with reasonable lumed areas in all three. The lume plot of the seconds hand also perfectly eclipses the date window at six o’clock.