Favre-Leuba makes timepieces that can withstand the extreme hostile conditions of air, land and sea. In which, the product line Bathy is specially dedicated for under water explorations.
Introduced in 1968, Favre-Leuba’s Bathy was one of the first wristwatches with a membrane and a central hand that made it possible to measure depth more accurately. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of this iconic watch, in 2018, Favre-Leuba created the Raider Bathy 120 MemoDepth watch equipped with a modernized depth gauge.
A special membrane integrated into the caseback allows water to enter a chamber that measures pressure to calculate depth up to 120 metres – twice the depth measured by the original Bathy. Depth is indicated by a blue central hand on the dial.
The Bathy, which is water resistant to 200 metres, also has a depth memory that stores the maximum depth (up to 120 m) reached during a single dive. The hermetical separation of the depth membrane from the movement ensures the watch is always protected.
Crafted from Titanium, the 48mm case of Raider Bathy 120 MemoDepth houses a mechanical hand wound movement featuring specially designed mechanisms for depth gauge. This movement is based on the EMC 3903M caliber, which has been completely re-engineered by Favre-Leuba. It features a 65-hour power reserve and a power reserve indicator displayed at 12’o clock. The uni-directional diving bezel allows the wearer to track the remaining dive time.
Mechanical hand-wound, FL321 calibre, with specially designed mechanisms for depth gauge, 65-hour power reserve
Hours, minutes, small seconds, date, 120-metre depth gauge, power reserve indicator
Titanium with unidirectional rotating bezel with anodized aluminium insert, 48 mm diameter, thickness 19 mm, screw-in crown, sapphire crystal with anti-reflection coating on both sides
Water-resistant to 200 metres (20 bar/660 ft)
Black with blue dive sector marking, red indication for decompression stops, applied luminous indexes and hands, blue hand for depth
Rubber with pin buckle