More than 40 years after its revolutionary impact on the world of diver’s watches, this exceptional timekeeper features new mechanical functions and an imposing design. The legendary Bathy is guaranteed to make generations of divers dream for a long time to come.
A watch of superlatives with vigorous, contemporary lines, the Bathy is making a grand comeback,both under the sea and on the land.
The fascinating Bathy V2 is automatic. Its depth gauge works on a beryllium copper membrane. The water enters the double back through four large visible openings on the side. The resulting pressure causes the membrane to contract. By means of a complex mechanism, this contraction, no more than a few tenths of a millimetre, moves the hand on the dial, and does so with unparalleled precision: less than 0.18% deviation for the depth gauge at 45 metres. This precision – extended to its limits in the most extreme conditions – is one of Favre-Leuba’s trademarks.
And, of course, the diver’s safety depends on it. Also for reasons of safety, all the important diving indications are coated with Superluminova to provide optimum legibility: the rotating flange (for measuring the duration of the dive in minutes), the minute and depthgauge hands and the scale (in metres or feet depending on the version). This makes the visual contrast, with the depth indicated in a choice of red, yellow or orange. The two screw-down crowns guarantee total water-resistance to 300 metres.
Despite the watch’s particularly impressive dimensions – 50mm in diameter and 18mm thick – it is unbelievably light. And the case is made in Grade 5 titanium, the best quality, like all the materials used by Favre-Leuba. A blend of modernity and tradition, the Bathy is a lot more than a timekeeper. It is the ideal companion for all those who value precision and wish to realise their dream every day.
Automatic mechanical – exclusive FL 305 calibre, 23 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, 224 components.44-hour power reserve.
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, 45-metre or 150-foot depth gauge, decompression-stage indicator, diving-time gauge.
Grade 5 titanium
Diameter 46mm, thickness 18mm
Anti-reflective convex sapphire crystal
Screw-down, engraved double back with membrane depth gauge (metres or feet)
Water-resistant to 300 m
Galvanic black with special guilloché and rotating flange, large numbers. All the dial elements are coated with Superluminova for optimum legibility. Date window at 5.30.
Grey rubber, with buckle.