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For sale, a beautiful full-set Crepas L'Océan diving tool, with blue dial and bezel.
Original and hard to come by., this timepiece is part of a limited run of 313 pieces, the watch is in excellent conditions with very minor hairlines and no dings.
It's a great piece, built like a tank and simply beautiful from all angles. The 120 click bezel is precise and glows in the dark, just like the luminova hands and dial markers. It’s water resistance is tested to 120 ATM or 1200 meters. When you hold the watch, with it thick sapphire crystal and helium valve and strong build, you realize this is no empty claim. Movement has been finely regulated three months ago and keeps excellent time (well within +/- 10 secs per day).
Watch comes full set, with its case and papers, original steel “ladder” bracelet, a original crepas band in blue rubber and tools.
It's a limited edition piece from the excellent Spanish micro brand specialized in diving tool watches, CREPAS (Compañía Relojera Especializada para Actividades Subacuáticas or Watch Company Specialized in Underwater Activities). This recent model wasinspired by (and improved on) a watch worn by Commandant Cousteau in 1960s.
Price: 800 euros plus shipping. EU deal preferred but I’ll consider shipping at real cost elsewhere.
The specs are the following:
-Diameter of bezel: 41,50mm
-Diameter of case: 42,50mm
-Thickness of glass: 3,80mm
-Diameter of crystal: 32,00mm
-Space between lugs: 24mm
-Diameter of crown: 8,00mm
-Thickness of bezel: 3,15mm
-Thickness of back cover: 2,30mm
-Weight without bracelet: 105 grams
-Case, bezel, crown and case back made from 316L Stainless Steel. Polished and brushed finish.
-Sapphire crystal glass and sapphire bezel insert.
-Gaskets of case and crystal made of Viton and Tefzel respectively.
-Nylon two pieces with Velcro strap.
-Solid stainless steel bracelet.
-Phosphorescent elements of dial, bezel and hands treated with SuperLuminova C1
-Swiss movement by ETASA model 2824-2.
-Water-resistant to 120 atmospheres/1.200 metres. Screw-down case back and crown.
-Antimagnetic: 4,800 A/m
-Scratch-resistant domed crystal with anti reflective coating.
-120 positions bezel.
-Numbered edition limited to 313 timepieces.
A few pics:
Finally, a wristshot (a comfortable watch, even on a diminutive 6-inch wrist):