Haigh & Hastings M2 Diver Automatic

Haigh & Hastings, Perth (Australia) based wristwatch company has unveiled their debut timepiece M2 Diver Automatic.

This timepiece, designed for ocean adventures, offers a water resistance up to 300 meters/1000 feet. The M2 Diver Automatic (available in many colourful combinations of straps) will be a perfect companion for those who enjoy vibrant ocean adventures and scuba diving.

Haigh & Hastings is a young watch company founded by two Perth based entrepreneurs, COO and founder Matthew Sears, and CEO Simon Haigh. They are releasing limited production diving watches, with four models planned for 2014 both online, and through selected retailers. First model is M2 Diver Automatic model, which is currently available, followed shortly thereafter, with the M2 Redhead.

Haigh and Hastings M2 Diver Automatic

The company’s watches, the build quality of which have been independently checked and verified by a highly regarded WA based watchmaker, are targeted initially in the mid price range for sporty, adventurous, action oriented men.

Equipped with 24 jewel automatic movements, sapphire crystals, screw down crowns and case backs, the 1000ft water resistant divers are designed for extreme conditions.

Haigh & Hastings M2 Diver Automatic watch

Haigh & Hastings has recently signed partnerships with Super Rugby Franchise Western Force, a US Polar Expedition and prize sponsorship at the Perth Swan River Sailing Regatta 2014.

Technical details

Model: Haigh & Hastings M2 Diver Automatic

Case
Solid 316L stainless steel
44mm (3-9) x 53mm (12-6); 22mm lug spacing
Water resistance: 1000ft/300m water resistance
Screw down crown
Screw down engraved case back
Uni-directional, graduated for tank diving
Crystal: Sapphire

Movement
Mechanical automatic
Bi-directional winding rotor
Manual winding feature
Sweep second hand
Date display
Quick date setting
Hacking feature (second hand stop when crown is in setting position)
21,600 vibrations per hour

Dial
40mm
Hour and minute indexes
Plongeur style minute hand; White/Diver Orange
Block style hour hand; White

Strap
22mm Natural European Rubber
Non-allergenic
Salt and UV resistant
Odour resistant
Stainless steel hardware
Available with locking dive clasp or buckle
12 colour choices

Price
Approximate retail price is between 520-540 Australian Dollars

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