Certina DS-8 Lady & Gent Moon Phase

These two timepieces from Certina combine the classic moon phase display with a clear, contemporary design, and confirm their exceptional accuracy with an official COSC chronometer certificate.

The DS-8 Moon Phase for the gentleman is presented in a 41 mm satin brushed/ polished stainless steel case. The silver coloured dial with sunray finish forms the backdrop for the moon phase display at 6 o’clock: a shimmering moon follows its path across a dark blue starry night sky. Its golden brilliance is taken up by rose gold coloured hands and indexes, easily readable in the dark – or when the moon is new – thanks to a coating of SuperLumiNova. An anti-reflective sapphire crystal and a brown leather strap with crocodile imprint round off the ensemble. Alternative versions of these models are also available.

The DS-8 Lady Moon Phase presents a definitively feminine version of this tradition-rich complication: the graceful stainless steel case, 32.5 mm in diameter, is coated with rose gold PVD. A white mother-of-pearl dial and shimmering rose gold coloured hands and indexes set the stage for the moon phase at 6 o’clock.

The sparkling firmament continues around the dial cut-out with delicate little stars on the white, sunray-finished subdial. This model is fitted with a white leather strap with crocodile imprint, but versions using different colours and materials are also available. Both new moon phase models cut a dashing figure, on their own and together. They are both exceptionally accurate in any case: beating within both is the state-of-the-art Precidrive™ movement, which ensures performance as precise as it is reliable.

COSC, the independent Swiss chronometer testing institute, confirms both qualities with a certificate. It goes without saying that the new DS-8 models are also equipped with the DS Double Security concept, combining in this way a graceful appearance with exceptional resistance.

Technical details

DS-8 Moon Phase

Movement
Quartz ETA F05.441, Precidrive™, Swiss Made, COSC-certified
Hours, minutes, seconds, moon phase, date, EOL (End of life indicator)

Case
Stainless steel 316L
41 mm diameter
Case back with embossed CERTINA turtle emblem
Crystal: Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Water resistance: Up to a pressure of 10 bar (100 m)

Dial
Silver-coloured, satin-brushed dial; hour and minute hands with rose gold PVD and SuperLumiNova coating; date at 3 o’clock; moon phase at 6 o’clock

Strap
Leather strap with butterfly buckle

Specificity
DS (Double Security),
COSC-certified quartz chronometer

Reference / Price
C033.457.16.031.00: CHF 470.00

Other references
C033.457.16.081.00 (Dark grey dial, rose gold accents, leather strap): CHF 470.00
C033.457.36.051.00 (Black dial, rose gold accents, rose gold PVD case, leather strap): CHF 495.00
C033.457.11.051.00 (Black dial, stainless steel case, steel bracelet): CHF 495.00

DS-8 Lady Moon Phase

Movement
Quartz ETA F05.441, Precidrive™, Swiss Made, COSC-certified
Hours, minutes, seconds, moon phase, date, EOL (End of life indicator)

Case
Stainless steel 316L
32.5 mm diameter
Case back with embossed CERTINA turtle emblem
Crystal: Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Water resistance: Up to a pressure of 10 bar (100 m)

Dial
White mother-of-pearl dial; hour and minute hands with rose gold PVD and SuperLumiNova coating; date at 3 o’clock, moon phase at 6 o’clock

Strap
Leather strap with butterfly buckle

Specificity
DS (Double Security),
COSC-certified quartz chronometer

Reference / Price
C033.257.36.118.00: CHF 485.00

Other references
C033.257.11.118.00 (Grey dial, rose gold accents, bi-colour metal bracelet): CHF 470.00
C033.257.22.088.00 (White mother-of-pearl dial, stainless steel case, leather strap): CHF 495.00

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