Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Nautical 70s from Vulcain

This is a pre-BaselWorld piece from Vulcain.
Courtesy of Vulcain
A limited edition of 300 pieces, the Nautical 70s from Vulcain has already brought a smile to my face!

Case: 316L steel
Back: triple case-back serving as a resonance chamber and
enabling underwater use of the alarm function
Dial: orange re-edition of the 1970s model
Diameter: 42.00 mm
Thickness: 17.60 mm
Glass: hesalite glass
Water resistance: 300 metres / 990 feet  

Movement: mechanical 12-lignes manually-wound alarm
movement, 25 jewels, 157 parts, twin barrels, equipped
with Exactomatic system, 48° angle of lift
Decoration: nickel coating, blued screws
Functions: hours, minutes, central seconds, alarm, fixed
dial with decompression-table indication and 60-minute
graduated rotating inner bezel ring activated by a screw locked
crown at 4 o’clock
Frequency: 18,000 vibrations/hour
Power reserve: 42 hours
Alarm duration: approx. 20 seconds

Strap: black and orange water-repellent leather
Dimensions: 22/18 mm
Buckle: steel pin buckle

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