BASELWORLD 2013 RELEASE: AQUADIVE Baythscaphe 100GMT
Original 70's Design utilizing today’s technology.
Flappy bell bottom jeans, platform shoes, and clunky jewelry. Is this all we remember from the 70's? That decade gave us some of the best industrial designs and the most iconic sports watches ever made. Aquadive is the 70's design company, in the words of watch collectors and aficionados. And the Bathyscaphe 100 is an original Aquadive design that dates back to 1972, when industrial design was at its peak. Now its combined with today's advanced manufacturing technologies and materials, such as German CNC machining, scratch resistant sapphire, ceramic, Viton seals, and ISOfrane rubber.
Hours, minutes, seconds, date at 3 o'clock, GMT, and 24 hour display on the inner bezel
Every Aquadive case is turned and CNC machined in Germany out of one solid block of German 316L surgical grade stainless steel, and screw down case back. Limited edition of 500 pieces engraved ***/500. Size: 43 mm diameter excluding crown, 49 mm from lug to lug, 15mm height. Water resistant to 1000 meters / 3300 feet. Integrated automatic Helium Release Valve (HRV) at 6 o'clock.
Swiss Made ETA 2893-2, hours, minutes, sweep second, GMT, self-winding mechanism with ball bearing rotor, date, corrector, stop second device regulator system, ETACHRON and regulator corrector. 21 jewels, shock protection, 51 degree lift angle, automatic, unidirectional winding, Rate: 28,800 bph, power reserve 42 hours, hacking seconds hand, hour, minute, central seconds hands, quick-set date, 24-hour hand. Size: 11.5 ligne. Accuracy, adjusted in 5 positions with an individual certificate that accompanies each watch.
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Introductory pre-order pricing on the Aquadive Bathyscaphe 100GMT is as follows,
The ETA 2893 version is $1,990.00 USD. And once the introductory period ends, the list price will be $2,390.00 USD
The high grade Soprod A10 version is $2,290.00 USD. And once the introductory period ends, the list price will be $2,690.00 USD
NOTE: The movement shown in the photo is an optional High Grade 25 Jewel movement that will be available for the AQUADIVE Bathyscaphe 100GMT