Haigh & Hastings is an Australian watch brand which made debut in the world of dive watches with their M2 Diver automatic timepiece. The brand now unveils a limited edition diving timepiece to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Air Service Regiment (SASR).
The prestigious SAS Historical Foundation has commissioned Haigh & Hastings, to supply a limited number of quality mechanical timepieces, specifically designed to commemorate this special Golden Jubilee Anniversary milestone. Haigh & Hastings timepieces are specifically designed in Australia to meet the exacting demands of ‘adventurous men’ who love to conquer most challenging ambitions.
Haigh & Hastings chose a blued bezel M2 Diver watch with black strap to be customised to suit this special occasion, with an embossed Limited Edition case‑back design commemorating the Golden Jubilee Anniversary. The box has been specially created to carry the SASR badge and each of the 1000 timepieces comes with its own Limited Edition Certificate of Authenticity”.
Crafted in solid stainless steel case, this special edition M2 Diver by HAIGH & HASTINGS offers water resistance up to 1000ft/300m.
The Limited Edition range is for sale exclusively through the SAS Historical Foundation website: www.australiansas.com
Material: solid 316L stainless steel
Dimensions: 44mm (3-9) x 53mm (12-6), 22mm lug spacing
Crown: Screw down 7mm crown
Caseback: Screw down 40mm engraved case back
Bezel: Blue, Uni-directional, graduated for tank diving
Water resistance: 1000ft/300m
Bi-directional winding rotor
Manual winding feature
Sweep second hand
Quick date setting
Hacking feature (second hand stop when crown is in setting position)
21,600 vibrations per hour
Hour and minute indexes
Plongeur style minute hand; White/Diver Orange
Block style hour hand; White
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
M2 comes with black two piece dive strap (buckle) as standard