Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The 164 Fathoms

From Octopus Watches -

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Octopus Watches are a new venture, based in France with manufacturing taking place in Switzerland.  The first series to be released is the 164 Fathoms.  These are set to be available in January, stay tuned for further updates.

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The case measures 43 mm in diameter and is of 316L stainless steel.  The bezel is unidirectional, 120 clicks.

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The movement is ETA's 2824-2.  Hours, minutes, seconds and date at 3 o'clock.

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 Water resistant to 300 meters.

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Here are the pertinents, straight from the source -



References: 
KR.OCT164.Y (index / bezel yellow)
KR.OCT164.G (index / bezel color green
KR.OCT164.P (white index, black and red bezel)
KR.OCT164.O (index / bezel color orange)
KR.OCT164.B (index / bezel color blue)

Movement:
Swiss automatic ETA 2824-2, state of the art finishing, customized rotor

Case:
Diameter 43mm x 12mm - Case in polished and brushed steel. Unidirectional rotating bezel 120 clicks, inside lugs distance 22mm in polished and brushed steel. Double sapphire crystal with double anti-glare treatment, transparent sapphire crystal back screwed steel

Dial:
Sunray black, black highlight with 60 second scale
Exclusively faceted and polished hands of hours, minutes and seconds, rhodium plated, index Superluminova® white or color (yellow, green, blue, orange and white) silver matte printed OCTOPUS® logo at 12H and date window ringed at 3H OCTOPUS®, 164 Fathoms, 984ft - 300m automatic, SWISS MADE printed at 6H

Crown:

Screwed and engraved with the OCTOPUS® logo

Water resistance:

300 meters (164 Fathoms)

 

2 comments:

  1. costs? Not much there to set it apart from other generic divers.

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  2. Did they run out of money for a full set of bezel indices? Or is this designed for 15 minute dives?

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