Aquadive NOS Model 77 BY WORLD’S LUXURY GUIDE

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With the launch of the 77 NOS Aquadive sports watch specialist Aquadive a unique clock, should delight lovers of vintage watches. For the diver’s watch was assembled from original parts from the 1960s and 1970s, which come from the stocks of luxury watch manufacturer.Because all the parts were stored individually wrapped, so collectors will receive a unique opportunity, an original clock from the 1970s, 40 years later, still in new condition can acquire.

The 41-millimeter case of Aquadive NOS 77 was made of steel and frosted. In the lower part of the steel casing has also been coated with a layer of PVD. Thanks to a high copper content, this layer is particularly resistant. The patch bezel has received this coating.Otherwise Aquadive eliminated from NOS 77 on a too-flashy design. The tachymeter scale is engraved with large white indexes and Arabic numerals in the bezel, three hands forming a matte silver with a strong contrast to the blackened face and thus help to a good readability of the time.

Aquadive brings two types of NOS 77 to market. Thus, a version of the diving watch has been fitted with an Anton plate factory, which dates back to original from the 1960s. The automatic movement with 21 jewels and a power reserve of 44 hours. Only about 100 copies are available from this version made entirely of original parts. Another 200 watches were equipped with a modern Swiss ETA 2836 automatic movement that has a power reserve of 42 hours. The case, however, have been assembled in two model versions of original parts from the 1970s. To the reputation as a diver’s watch are the Aquadive NOS 77 waterproof to a depth of 200 meters and is available with either a NATO or a rubber strap.

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