Functionality is the main feature of the diving collections. They are distinguished by sufficient water resistance of the case (200-300 m), a unidirectional bezel that allows you to calculate the immersion time based on the amount of oxygen in the cylinder, a helium valve that protects the watch case from decompression (it is found in more professional instruments) and, of course, good readability … For this, the markings and arrows are coated with a special Superluminova fluorescent compound.
Aquaracer, TAG Heuer
The company presents a trio of new products from the Aquaracer series. The steel case with a diameter of 43 mm is sealed to a depth of 300 m, equipped with a screw-fastened case back and a screw-down crown. The first Aquaracer 43 mm Khaki Special Edition with a quartz movement is finished in khaki, featuring a unidirectional aluminum bezel that frames a gray dial and a textile strap. Two more Aquaracer 43 mm Tortoise Shell Effect in blue and brown-black have an automatic caliber (Caliber 5) and an original rubber tortoiseshell bezel, which is made using a special technology first used by TAG Heuer. The rubber strap is embossed to look like an alligator.
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Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller, Rolex
The Rolezor metal - a combination of Oystersteel and 18K yellow gold - is used for the first time in the Sea-Dweller watch range. Despite the precious performance, we have before us a real tool for exploring underwater depths. The signature 43mm oyster body is waterproof to 1,220m (4,000 feet) and has an integrated helium escape valve. It is framed by a unidirectional black ceramic Cerachrom disc with graduated 60-minute scale. The automatic caliber 3235 is chronometer-certified.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller watches
Bathyscaphe Mokarran, Blancpain
Blancpain's designers were instrumental in the discovery of the underwater world with the famous Fifty Fathoms diving watch in 1953. Since then, the brand has been actively involved in the exploration and protection of the oceans. The most recent Ocean Commitment initiative is the study of the giant hammerhead shark (Sphyrna Mokarran) in French Polynesia. The Bathyscaphe Mokarran Limited Edition diving watch is dedicated to this predator. The tropical green dial features Bathyscaphe's signature markings: geometric hour markers and rectangular hands covered in phosphor. The 43.6 mm satin-brushed black ceramic case is water-resistant up to 300 m, while the self-winding rotor with the engraving of a giant hammerhead can be seen through the transparent case back. From the sale of each of 50 copies $ 1,000will be translated by the Society for the Protection of Sphyrna Mokarran.
Bathyscaphe watches Mokarran, Blancpain
BR03-92 Diver Full Lum, Bell & Ross
Glowing in the dark, the BR03-92 Diver Full Lum watch shows the time at great depths and in complete darkness. The signature square case is made of matte black ceramic, which enhances the luminescent shine of the dial, and is truly dive-proof up to 300 meters. on the bezel - Superluminova C3. Both luminophores are bright and long-lasting, so the watch glows in the dark like a powerful lantern, and the time can be read from a distance of 25 m. The edition is limited to 999 pieces.
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Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America's Cup Limited Edition, Omega
The watch company from Bienne has become the official timekeeper of the America's Cup yacht race for the third time (the 36th regatta will take place in March 2021). In addition, Omega has partnered with Emirates Team New Zealand and legendary sailor Peter Blake for 25 years. Having announced its participation in the America's Cup, the watch brand presented a new Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America's Cup Limited Edition (2021 copies). The 43.5 mm diameter steel case, sealed up to 600 m, is equipped with a diving scale ring made of white and red liquid ceramic. The rotating bezel allows you to use the countdown function of the last five minutes before the start of the regatta. The race logo is visible not only on the white ceramic dial, but also on the case back, through which the automatic Master Chronometer caliber 8900 is visible.
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