The MO meets all my criterion. Archimede Pilot 42H, Chr. I am in a tough spot because I can’t see either in person before I make a purchase. The good news is that the timekeeper offers a very well-balanced dial layout with lots of breathing space between the numerals and the other elements of design. Water resistance is metres. It runs at 28, vibrations per hour, and has a power reserve of 44 hours. Originally Posted by mpalmer.

Happy New Year to all. Archimede Pilot 42H, Chr. The Unitas calibre movement made by ETA is a perfect fit for the 44 mm case, and it is celebrated by this piece, with the calibre number appearing on the subdial. Hello leamico, Welcome to watchuseek and the German watch forum. The date can be adjusted forwards and backwards using the crown. The watch is available in yellow, rose or white gold, with alligator strap and pin buckle. The image below shows the planetary gears under the large wheel on the right, which are for the operation of the power reserve display.

Last edited by sduford; February 21st, at For me though the Stowa MO would still archimfde a first choice. February 21st, 9. The MO meets all my criterion.

Now we get to the real contenders and this is where I need help archimedd some of the information from those who know these watches since I can’t hold any of these in my hands. January 3rd, 7.

Stainless steel Bezel material: Choosing a Marine Deck Watch Like this? I also have my eye on a Damasko Da Hours, minutes, small seconds Power reserve: January 3rd, 8. Archimrde has a crocodile leather strap with stainless steel folding clasp. Originally Posted by rationaltime.


How’s the finish on the Kemmner, does it compare to the other ones? Good looking piece that Supplied with either silvered or black dial, the watch sports blue and white hands respectively, both sets looking very contrast on each own background.

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February 21st, 3. Originally Posted by mpalmer. It has a hand-wound movement designed and built by Wempe, the CW3, and this has a logical and useful additional feature for a manually-wound watch: Still a great looking watch by all accounts and an incredible value for the money. Results 1 to 23 rlman January 2nd, 6.

I’ve been saying that a marine chronometer will be my next purchase for satch now, but I just can’t decide which one. Nice watch but is is 14mm thick, automatic and has a Seagull movement.

Choosing a Marine Deck Watch

However, they are also available with Tourby’s own Calibre Louisiana Alligator leather strap, stainless steel buckle. So I guess what I need to know is this: January 2nd, 5. I went back and forth and forth and back and in the end put toman an order for a Stowa Marine Automatic. It isn’t as nice as the Stowa but the price is good, I would not have one though.

Archimede Deck Watch R (Ref. UA7952)

It has 17 jewels, runs at 21, wattch per hour, 3 Hertz, and has a power reserve of 56 hours. I’m not mad about the font they’ve used. Other versions have a rubber strap with titanium inserts, or a gold case.

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I think that this is very cool, user-friendly feature, perfectly aligned with the quest for precision that was once the primary objective for makers of marine watches. But it is 44 x As for blued hands, those do change color depending on the situation.


ARCHIMEDE DECK WATCH MARINE WINDER Ref. #UA7952-H4.2 – black dial, roman numerals

The sub seconds needle often stutters on that movement too. The hands are in blued steel, and the central seconds hand has a double-G counterweight. At 41 mm in diameter and 12 mm thick, this is a very wearable classic marine watch.

This version has a leather strap with folding buckle. The Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur is basically a lighter, smaller, thinner version hence the name, referring to light, fast torpedo achimede of the existing Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer shown further down on this page.

I have seen many “white” dials in a jewlers’ display case but when the watches are pulled out and under regular lighting they are actually silver and the blue hands now look black. The Gavox Legacy Navy Although the watch became slightly less legible, the choice was nevertheless historically justified, since there were a number of deck timekeepers that were, too, equipped with dials with Roman numerals printed on them like, say, the British EMT Deck.

John Harrison developed marine chronometers for the British Navy in the early s.