BALTIC WATCHES AQUASCAPHE diving watch
Here is another brand of I recently discovered. Admittedly, it is a young French watchmaking house, but it relies on very solid foundations in terms of know-how, design and manufacturing. Entirely assembled and paid for in France, BALTIC Watches was born thanks to a system of participatory financing. As you can imagine, it was a rapid success that prompted the brand to release a diving watch, an essential model for all self-respecting watch brands. It is, as you can see, a great success!
316l steel case, case size: 39mm x 47mm, thickness: 12mm, automatic miyota 9039 movement, “sandwich” dial, double dome sapphire crystal, screw-down crown, unidirectional sapphire bezel 120 clicks, steel bracelet (rice pearls) or rubber (tropic type), waterproofing: 200m (20atm). Its price: € 695.00
YEMA SUPERMAN HERITAGE
Master watchmaker and emblematic French brand since 1948, YEMA is, I find, a brand little known to the general public. As proof, I was unaware of its existence a few weeks ago.
300 meters / 990 feet waterproof. Swiss SELLITA SW200-1 movement known and recognized for its reliability, domed sapphire crystal, shovel second hand, steel bracelet and finally the hands and indexes are coated with Super-LumiNova to light up in the dark. Case size: 39 or 41 mm.
I have a crush on this model which has a neo-retro look. A vintage touch that emphasizes the elegance and class of this model. Its price: € 1,099.00
Here is another example of stylish and luxurious watches at a reduced price. It is a young, ambitious brand that has been offering very good quality watches since the start. I have two models in mind at William.L: the Automatic Vintage Diver 70's Style and the Auto Dual Time
The first is inspired by diving watches from the 70s. Automatic movement and quality finishes, this model is water resistant to 10 ATM (100 meters), Miyota 8215 Automatic movement with a power reserve of 40 hours. Its price: 369 €
The second is certainly a new interpretation of the iconic traveler's watch, yet I like to place it in this classification as the resemblance is striking to a men's diving watch. Brushed and polished 316L stainless steel case, water-resistant to 10 ATM (100 meters), Seiko NH35A Automatic movement. Its price: 429 €
MICHEL HERBELIN, Trophy diving watch
Usually it's not a brand that makes me shudder. Yet this time, I admire this rather very attractive diving watch model. Yes, I let myself be charmed by its curves and natural elegance. The quality of the materials is without question. The design is sober and modern. I also like its chestnut alliances which bring out a pleasant warmth and aesthetically very successful. Water-resistant to 300 meters, 42mm steel case is topped with a black ceramic bezel.
A crush in particular exacerbated by this beautiful brown grained leather strap. The icing on the cake, this jewel is made in France. Cherry on the cherry: its price: 850 € - I say yes !!!!!
Founded in the last century by Michel HERBELIN, the eponymous brand is a traditional French watchmaking company, family and independent located in Charquemont, in Haut-Doubs, on the Franco-Swiss border. Located in the heart of the Haute Horlogerie manufacturing region, close to its main suppliers for absolute control of its production, it has its own design studio, in the workshops where the watches are assembled. Beautifully crafted in a price segment ranging from € 300 to € 2,000, Michel Herbelin watchesare equipped exclusively with Swiss movements. In 2019, annual production reached 85,000 watches distributed in 3,000 points of sale across 50 countries. Heir to watchmaking know-how for 70 years, this Jura House has developed to the rhythm of a family passion that has animated three generations of men since 1947.
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