CERTINA New DS Podium Valgranges Automatic Chronograph

Swiss watch maker CERTINA presents a new edition in to its DS Podium Valgranges Automatic line. The new model features an elegant anthracite dial grey with sunray finish. It’s oversized, 44 mm-diameter masculine case is similar as the previous model and like also equipped with state of the art ETA Valgranges movement. The ETA Valgranges is an automatic chronograph movement specially created for large watches.

The new DS Podium Valgranges is a handsome composition of harmonious textures and finishes. Its brushed-surface steel case sports a contrasting polished steel bezel with tachymeter markings. Behind a sapphire crystal with anti-reflection coating on both faces, the new anthracite dial is equipped with three snailed counters for 12 h and 30 min (chrono), and small seconds.

A large central second hand completes chronograph timing functions, easily identified by the presence of bright red-coloured hands. Superluminova has been added to the main HM hands for best legibility under low lighting conditions. The new timepiece is water resistant up to a pressure of 10 bar (100 m), and boasts a protected crown whose tip is monogrammed with the letters ‘DS’.

The DS Podium Valgranges Automatic has a transparent case back, to reveal the finesse and artistry of its superb Valgranges movement, an industry standard for quality and precision, a feature which is sure to be appreciated by all lovers of exceptional watches. It comes equipped with a brown leather strap joined by a butterfly clasp with two push-buttons.

Technical details
Movement
Swiss-Made Valgranges ETA 16 1/2”’, A07.231 Automatic
Hours, minutes, seconds, small seconds, date
12-hour, 30-minute, 60-second central counter
27 jewels
Date corrector at 10 o’clock

Case
316L stainless steel
44 mm diameter
See-through case back
Tachymeter bezel
Crown: Protected, and monogrammed with letters ‘DS’
Water resistance: Water resistant up to a pressure of 10 bar (100 meters)
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflection coating on both faces

Watch strap
Brown leather strap with butterfly clasp and two push-buttons
Specificity: DS (Double Security)

Reference and price
Reference: C001.614.16.087.00
Retail price: CHF 1’960.-

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