"Sinn 556 I MOP Black On Strap"
Verified Owner Comments: This is a beautiful watch that manages to be very versatile even though the dial is so distinctive. The 38.5 mm size makes it suitable as a dress watch, and the case is thin enough to slide under a shirt cuff. But the 200mm water resistance and robust stainless steel allow it function very well as a sport watch as well.
With MOP, every dial varies - the MOP on your dial may look significantly different from someone else's. I was initially a little disappointed in what I perceived as a lack of iridescence in my dial. But bear in mind that Black MOP is very dark and in certain light just looks black or charcoal gray. In other situations, it really pops. That's what makes it a unique watch. Black MOP has a more masculine feel than white MOP, although I could certainly imagine this as a unisex watch.
The strap is pliant and very wearable, but I'm hoping to buy a steel bracelet soon so I can more comfortably swim with it. Great watch overall - would be an interesting yet wearable addition to anyone's collection.
Verified Owner Comments: If you think you want this for the dial just go ahead and buy the watch. You won't be disappointed. The photos don't do this watch justice. The colors change depending on lighting condition, it's like the photo is showing you just one way the watch can look, when it really looks different each time you check.
It really is much, much more fun to wear than I expected. Craftsmanship is fine for the price. Movement is well decorated and the strap is comfortable. But this watch is 100% about the dial. You know if you want it.
Verified Owner Comments: This is my second special order Sinn and I am very pleased with the process and product. Accuracy of this watch is within COSC when fully wound. Natural dial material is more diffuse than pictured and predominantly grey until certain angle of light hits it the Alcantara strap accentuates this (seems a bit darker to me in person vs photo).
Light play on indices is clear without being overstated given the middle is less reflective lume visibility of lume is good, especially on the hands (strip within indices is very narrow). AR is above average and case is perfect.
"Great watch, great service"
Verified Owner Comments: My experience was excellent all around. Questions I had before and after purchase were promptly and accurately answered. Shipping and notifications kept me in the loop.
The watch itself is unique, solid and very accurate. Face varies depending on light sources from black to iridescent. Pictures cannot do it justice.
Verified Owner Comments: This watch has a beautiful but somewhat subdued black MOP dial. It has the appearance of clouds and is colorful in reflected light. I ordered the H link bracelet as I prefer it to the stock strap. It is a fine size for my 7.5 wrist and is quite accurate. A welcome addition to the collection.
"MOP is GREAT"
Verified Owner Comments: This is the third Sinn watch I’ve purchased from Watch Buys. I had seen the mother of pearl dial offered on the Sinn 556 in the European market, but due to its unavailability in the US market, I had to wait patiently for the day it would become available to me.
This model has been sold above retail on the gray market for awhile (an indication of its desirability even when sold as "used”). As soon as I learned that it was available for purchase on the US market, I bought it without hesitation. After waiting 30 days for its arrival, I received it with great joy. It looks great and runs great.
The black MOP dial appears solid black in some light but suddenly transforms into a multi colored display with a slight turn of the wrist. This is by far one of the best quality mother of pearl dials I have seen. The strap comfortably fits my 7 inch wrist, but if you have a slimmer wrist you may want to request a short length watch strap instead of the provided standard length.
Don’t hesitate to add this classy timepiece to your collection. It’s suitable for both casual and business wear, a truly versatile watch. The noble simplicity of the design gives it a timeless appeal.
Verified Owner Comments: I received my Sinn 556 Mother of Pearl, and I have to say, this watch is even more stunning, in person. I love this because it works for both men and women. I am a female with a 6 wrist and the 38 case fits beautifully. My husband has much larger wrists than I do, and it looks great on him, as well.
Watchbuys kept me informed while it was on order. It came in way sooner than I had anticipated, so that was an extra bonus. I love doing business with this company because their customer service is amazing! Sinn is a great watch brand and we will always continue to buy them from Watchbuys. I can't say enough about them.
"Sinn 556 black mother of pearl"
Verified Owner Comments: This is a great watch and I’m very pleased with it! The black mother of pearl dial gives off multicolor light reflections in the sun or under bright light but "sits quietly” as a plain black dial in lower light. It’s a different look but I wanted a watch nobody else would have.
It’s also true what internet posters say that pictures on watch forums or even the ones here on Watchbuys. don’t really do the dial justice. I bought the watch somewhat on faith about how it would look and was not disappointed in the least. It is keeping great time and the build quality is high. I was nerding out peering through a loupe for the first few days (good thing I’m working from home) to appreciate the quality and detail. 556 is not a "dressy” line but this model works as a dress option especially being three hand only. tried the watch on a matte black leather strap and its look went more formal.
Drilled lugs for strap changes are a nice feature from Sinn and I predict this watch will be a strap monster. That said the OEM gray fabric strap is well made and comfy but did stretch a bit as I wore it.