Diver’s Watch

Carl F. Bucherer Launches New ScubaTec Model

Carl F. Bucherer presents the newest member of the Patravi family for holiday 2013: The distinctive Patravi ScubaTec diver’s watch is extremely robust and guarantees perfect readability deep under water and above the waves.  Equipped for Exploring:  Integrated into the 44.6mm stainless steel case is the CFB 1950.1 automatic caliber, certified by a C.O.S.C. chronometer certificate. To ensure safety […]

Blancpain’s 2013 Diver Reaches New Depths

Timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the firm’s original diver’s watch, Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe can dive to new depths: It is water resistant to 1,000 feet. New developments in the self-winding mechanical timepiece (from $10,500 for men and $9,500 for women) include a nonmagnetic silicon balance spring, which is protected by a […]

Zegna Debuts a New Watch with Italian-Flavored Archetypes

Ermenegildo Zegna’s latest watches, an entry-level chronograph and diver’s watch, seem plucked from the collective subconscious of Italian watch enthusiasts over the last several decades. Named for the brand’s famous lightweight wool, the High Performance watches are built sparingly with the basic features that have made these sporty watch types popular. The ceramic-cased Chrono ($5,700) […]

Watches: Deep Time

More than a few eyebrows were raised among the collectors who gathered recently in Dubai at the world’s largest suspended aquarium for the unveiling of Blancpain’s latest timepiece: The revelation took place at the bottom of the 10-million-liter tank. It was not, however, the unusual circumstances of the introduction that elicited these surprised reactions; instead, […]

Hublot’s Diving Champ

Hublot’s Oceanographic 4000 is the latest diver’s watch to push the limits of technology and rationality. Claiming a record for its ability to plunge down to 4,000 meters, the Oceanographic edges out Rolex’s Deepsea, which goes down to 3,900 meters. Hublot tested the timepiece’s seal to the equivalent of 5,000 meters in a Roxer tank, […]

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