The Archimèdes by Milus Orange Coral is a Swiss made diving watch created to support the activities of Coral Guardian association in protecting endangered corals. This timepiece takes inspiration from the Milus diving watches produced in the 60s and 70s.
Only 50 numbered units of this Archimèdes by Milus Orange Coral are available. For each watch, the brand donates an amount to save a coral which is adopted and named after the customer. Each wearer of the Archimèdes by Milus Orange Coral watch receives a personal certificate, issued by the Coral Guardian association.
This non-profit organization, which brings together scientists and defenders of marine organisms, has developed a coral re-transplantation program. In order to fight against their extinction, it gradually reconstitutes, internationally and with the involvement of local communities, coral ecosystems in less threatened areas.
The Archimèdes by Milus Orange Coral watch is powered by the ETA 2892-A2 self-winding movement.
Its indexes, which are in Arabic numerals at the cardinal points except for the “3” which has been turned into a date window, and its “broad arrow” hour hand, are all covered with Super-LumiNova for hyper legibility.
They add to the vintage look that is underlined by the reassuring curved glass. As for its bidirectional inner rotating bezel, it slides along its 60-minute diving scale, guaranteeing under all circumstances optimal safety and precision in timing.
Embodying the historic model born in 1960 and revisited in 1970, Archimèdes by Milus Orange Coral is a reliable automatic diver’s watch.
It is equipped with a discreet helium valve located at 9 o’clock. It offers water-resistance up to 300 meters below sea level. Its second crown, located at 2:30 am, activates the rotating inner bezel.
It was in the 1950s, when the Swiss watch case manufacturer Ervin Piquerez (EPSA) patented a case with an innovative system: to become more and more waterproof as the watch goes deeper and deeper and as the atmospheric pressure increases (progressive compression of the gasket until it becomes completely sealed). From this historic case, which still inspires the passion of collectors around the world, the Milus brand created in 1960 the model Archimèdes 666, then, ten years later, the Super Compressor.
The Archimèdes by Milus Orange Coral watch is available with a rubber strap with openwork stitches and a Milanese mesh bracelet.
Model: Archimèdes by Milus Orange Coral
Mechanical caliber with automatic winding by bidirectional oscillating weight, 21 jewels
42-hour power reserve
Date window (positioned at 3 o’clock.)
28,800 oscillations per hour (4 Hertz)
Finishes: pearled bridges, studded reliefs, blued screws
Central hours, minutes and seconds
Date window, jumping semi-instantaneous
60 minutes timing (diving)
316L steel, mirror polished finish and subtle bosses
Diameter: 41 mm
Discreet helium valve just above the case middle (located at 9 o’clock)
Water resistance guaranteed to 300 meters (30 atmospheres)
Two screwed crowns, notched for an optimal grip: One for setting the time, the other for activating the rotating bezel
Curved sapphire glass with vintage effect, anti-reflective coating (inner surface)
Orange lacquered polished Version
Baton indexes and hands characteristic of the world of diving (including the famous “broad arrow” hand for the hours), brushed “gun metal” covered with natural Super-Luminova
Bidirectional rotating inner bezel
Timepiece delivered with two wristbands: Milus rubber strap with openwork stitches + metal strap in Milanese mesh
Polished pin buckle 20mm in steel 316L
Width: 20 mm between the lugs
2’119.00 Swiss Francs (all taxes included)