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Deep sea treasures

Deep sea treasures

Deep sea treasures
29 October 2012

Diving watches are leading the way for men who demand a timepiece that carries them from work to play


Solar Powered divers watch (SSC017P1) £275 by SEIKO;

Powered by both natural and artificial light – will never need a battery change. Black dial with LumiBrite markers. Water resistant to 200m (divers certified)



J12 Marine watch (42mm) £3,325 by CHANEL; 020-7499 0005

Sand-blasted hi-tech ceramic case. Unidirectional rotating bezel. Sapphire crystal-cut glass with blue anti-reflective treatment for easy reading


Legend Diver watch £1,380 by LONGINES;

A re-issue of a Sixties diving watch produced during the glory days of marine exploration and military and sports diving. Two screw-in crowns and screw-down case back to ensure water-resistance to 300m with a turning internal disk for divers. Water-resistant to 300m, the watch is fitted with an automatic L633 mechanical movement with a 38-hour power reserve

TAG Heuer(bottom)

Aquaracer 500m Calibre 5 watch with black ceramic bezel £1,995 by TAG HEUER;

Developed specifically to meet the needs of those who do water sports: water-resistant to 500m. Unidirectional scratch-resistant ceramic bezel: an essential safety feature for divers. Appealing, timeless design evolving since 1982



Sport DLC chronograph watch £3,740 by MONTBLANC;

Power reserve of approximately 46 hours. Water resistant to 200m – suitable for swimming and diving. Luminary hands and marks enable wearers to easily read the time in the dark

Louis Vuitton(top right)

Large Tambour automatic chronograph diving II watch £6,200 by LOUIS VUITTON;

Steel case overmoulded with rubber. Black rubber strap with Louis Vuitton signature Automatic LV 105 Calibre movement

Bell & Ross(top left)

BR 02-92 Carbon watch £2,600 by BELL & ROSS;

Water resistant to 1,000m. Decompression valve and unidirectional bezel. Photo luminescent for legibility underwater


Superocean M2000 watch £3,620 by BREITLING;

Functional to 2,000m. Leather strap comes in several colours to match dial. Patented magnetic pushpiece system

Hermes(bottom right)

Clipper chronograph watch on blue rubber strap £4,800 by HERMES;

The first titanium watch from Hermès. Hermès orange chronograph second hand

Raymond Weil(bottom left)

NABUCCO Inverso watch £3,295 by RAYMOND WEIL;

Lightweight mix of titanium, steel and rubber. Mechanical chronograph with 46-hour power-reserve



Aquatimer chronograph automatic watch (Cousteau Edition) £4,750 by IWC; 0800-123400

Good legibility underwater. Water resistant to 110m. As a tribute to the late Jacques Cousteau, this watch features a portrait of him engraved on the back



Seamaster PLOPROF watch with shark-proof strap £6,150 by OMEGA;

This watch is set apart by the fact that it is water resistant to 1,200m


D-Star 200 automatic chronograph watch £2,580 by RADO; 0845-272 3200

Water resistant to 200m. The watch descends from the Rado Diastar, the world’s first scratch-resistant watch, which was first launched in 1962. The watch is made of robust materials comprising a polished stainless-steel case with hardening treatment and three-row stainless-steel bracelet with black ceramic middle links


96B175 precisionist chronograph watch £649 by BULOVA;

The only chronograph in the world to combine 1/1,000th second timekeeping, 10-second per year accuracy and chronograph timing of up to 12 hours. A proprietary three-prong quartz crystal in place of the standard two-prong version. Includes a tachymeter and calendar and offers water resistance to 30m