The new Certina DS Master Black is a sporty and highly technical chronometer-chronograph. Its sporty oversized black PVD coated steel case carries a fixed bezel with an outer ring whose circumference is helix-machined at a 45-degree angle. A non-reflective, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal opens onto a black dial with chrono counters for 12-hour and 10th-second timing, complemented by a small-second counter featuring the historic Certina logo down below.
Fine timekeeping carries on at the centre of the dial, adding chrono minutes and seconds to the standard hands, for a total of seven hands on a multi-level dial of great innovation. Central chrono hands are read on two inner scales at the outer edge of the main dial, with white markings on black for precise reading. Current date is shown through a white-rimmed window at four-o’clock, in horizontal format for best legibility. Main HM hands are see-through outlines, to allow maximum visibility of the underlying elements.
DS Master is equipped with Certina’s famous DS Double Security protection system and a water resistance up to a pressure of 10 bar (100 m). The large, toothed, DS- monogrammed crown and its two adjacent pushbuttons are brightly polished and protected by a hefty screwed-on guard in black PVD finish. For comfort, the case back is gently rounded to follow the wrist and give this trendy 45mm-diameter timepiece perfect balance. Its black PVD coated stainless steel bracelet blends perfectly into the boldly geometric case and is equipped with a folding safety buckle and diving extension.
A bicolour model is also available, with selected contrasting stainless steel and black PVD surfaces for an exquisite design effect, with a stainless steel strap with black PVD coated central links. All models come with their own COSC certificate and special packaging.
Swiss Made quartz chronometer with chronograph (thermo-compensated)
ETA 251.233, with COSC certificate,
Central H, M with skeletal see-through hands
Date, and Small-second counter with Certina logo in relief
Chronograph 12-hour, 10th-sec counters, central 60-min. and 60-sec
Stainless steel 316L with black PVD coating
Water resistance: Water resistant up to a pressure of 10 bar (100 meters)
Crystal: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflecting coating
Crown: Protected crown and two pushbuttons
Stainless steel bracelet in black PVD coated finish, with folding safety buckle and diving extension
Specificity: DS (Double Security)
References: C015.434.11.050.00 – All Black
Variations: Bicolour version with stainless steel/PVD black finish
Recommended Retail price:
All black chronograph, Switzerland CHF 1’350.-/UK GBP 1’035.- / IRL € 1’095.-
Bicolour chronograph, Switzerland CHF 1’250.-/UK GBP 950.- / IRL € 995.-