Raketa “Amphibia” Automatic Diving Watch

This automatic watch for divers is inspired by a Raketa diver watch design from the 1970s.

Located beside the naval bases of Saint Petersburg, the Raketa Watch Factory has been making watches for the Russian navy and Russian divers for a long time.

Raketa “Amphibia” Automatic Diving Watch

The Raketa “Amphibia” watch was conceived on the basis of mythical soviet Raketa diver model from the 1970s. The watchmakers of the Raketa Watch Factory have now perfected this diver’s watch.

Raketa “Amphibia” Automatic Diving Watch 400 meters

The case is in stainless steel; the hands and the figures on the dial have luminous paint, and are protected by a sapphire glass. The maximum permissible depth is 400 metres (40 ATM).

Raketa “Amphibia” Automatic Diving Watch 400 meters

A scale on the rotating ceramic bezel marked in 15 minutes intervals enables the diver to control the level of oxygen in his bottle. The special screw-in crown prevents the diver from accidentally opening it underwater.

Raketa “Amphibia” Automatic Diving Watch caseback view

The engine of the Raketa “Amphibia” watch is a Russian automatic movement made in-house by the Raketa Watch Factory in Saint Petersburg.

Technical details

Model: Raketa “Amphibia”
Factory: Raketa Watch Factory (Saint-Petersburg)

Movement
Calibre 2615 automatic
Number of jewels: 24
Testing positions: 4
Average rate (s/d): -10+20
Average running time (h): 40
Frequency: 18.000 vph / 2.5Hz
Bi-directional automatic winding
Stopper of self-winding unit activated during manual winding
Decoration: Hand-made Onega waves (rotor)

Case and dial
Stainless steel / PVD black
Size: 43 mm
Front glass: Sapphire
Back glass: Mineral
Rotating bezel: Stainless steel PVD black
Screwed-in crown
Water resistance: 40 АТМ
Hands: With Superluminova
Dial: With Superluminova

Strap/bracelet
Genuine leather / Silicone / Stainless steel bracelet
Additional textile NATO strap included with watch
Width: 22 mm

Sjöö Sandström Landsort

The Landsort is an exceptional yet minimalistic looking dive watch manufactured by Swedish watch maker Sjöö Sandström.

It takes inspiration from the deepest point abyss of the Baltic Sea. The Landsort depth, twenty-two kilometres southeast of Landsort Island in the Stockholm Archipelago, is the deepest abyss of the Baltic Sea, reaching 459 meters at the deepest point.

Sjöö Sandström Landsort watch

Designed according to the demands of naval divers, Sjöö Sandström diver’s watch, Landsort comes with a completely round shape emulating the perfect circular frame of the divers’ professional instruments.

Sjöö Sandström Landsort watch

Crafted in solid stainless steel, the case of Sjöö Sandström Landsort is fitted with scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective coating and unidirectional rotating bezel, to measure elapsed diving time. This tough diving watch offers water resistance up to 459m, equal to the depth of the Landsort depth.

Sjöö Sandström Landsort diving watch

The grey or black dial with white super luminova index marks and hands with super Luminova ensures optimal visibility in deep waters. This dive watch is equipped with a self winding movement which powers basic timekeeping functions.

The Landsort is also available in date and world timer versions. Price : 2430 Euro ex VAT.

Sjöö Sandström Landsort dive watch 400 meters

The Sjöö Sandström Landsort was also nominated for European watch of the Year.

Technical details

Model: Sjöö Sandström Landsort

Case
Stainless steel, Ø44 mm
Engraved case back, individually numbered
Scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective coating
Unidirectional rotating bezel, to measure elapsed diving time
Water resistance: 45,9 ATM (459m)

Dial and hands
Grey dial
Dial with white super luminova index marks and hands with super luminova

Movement
Calibre Self winding SS G6
Hour, minutes, sweep second
Date corrector (D2 and Worldtimer)
Stop second device
28.800 vibrations per hour, 4Hz
21 Jewels
Worldtimer model with additional hour hand
Decoration Engraved logotype on movement

Bracelet
Stainless steel bracelet with logotype on buckle

Hublot Oceanographic 4000 Only Watch 2011

Swiss watch brand Hublot presents a one of a kind version of its King power Oceanographic 4000 timepiece for Only Watch 2011 auction.

Hublot Oceanographic 4000 Only Watch 2011

It has taken 18 months of research, development and testing to present Hublot’s Oceanographic 4000, a watch which can be worn on dives to depths of 4,000 metres, under extreme pressure. The Oceanographic 4000 takes its name directly from the “Musée Océanographique de Monaco” (Monaco Oceanographic Museum) with which Hublot enjoys a partnership. this special edition timepiece possesses an aesthetic balance perfectly in keeping with the principality, featuring red and white indexes to reflect the colours of the Monaco flag.

Technical details
Reference: 731.QX.1130.GR.OWM11
Series: One-off piece

Case
“King Power” – 48 mm diameter
Matt carbon fibre
Bezel: Matt carbon fibre, 6 black PVD H-shaped titanium screws
Crystal: Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment
Bezel: lug Black composite resin
Lateral inserts: Black composite resin
Case-back: Satin-finished and microblasted titanium with black PVD treatment
Crown Black: PVD titanium with black rubber insert
Screws: Black PVD titanium
Water resistance: 400 ATM or 4000 metres

Dial
Matt black
Red indexes with white SuperLuminova™
Hands: Red with white SuperLuminova™

Movement
Mechanical with automatic winding HUB1401
No. of components: 180
Jewels: 23
Bridges: Satin-finished, bevelled & polished
Screws: Black PVD
Barrel: With reinforced spring
Escapement: Glucydur hairspring
Power Reserve: Approximately 42 hours

Strap
Red stitched alligator on black rubber
Clasp: Black PVD titanium ardillon buckle