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Another legendary diver comes to my collection, the Certina DS2 Super PH 1000m

  1. georgeszaslavsky

    georgeszaslavsky May 23, 2020

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    Hello

    A purchase I've been working on for years. After missing a new old stock Certina DS2 Super PH 1000m in 2014, I had the chance to acquire a legendary diver, the famous 1970 Certina DS2 Super PH 1000m new old stock today at a reasonable price. It's a massive 18 mm thick diver's watch, rarer than a Seadweller, a Plo Prof, a Seamaster 1000m or a Carribean, it's a watch that had a top quality caliber the 25-651, a rotor mounted on ruby more qualitative than the Omega 1000 caliber and just as qualitative as the 1570 from Rolex if not more. Pictures of the seller. It will be mounted on a period correct black tropic strap with Certina buckle. The last purchase for this year most probably.

    Have a nice weekend

    Best regards

    Georges

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  2. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado May 23, 2020

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    Wow, looks like quite a beast, congrats! :)
     
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  3. georgeszaslavsky

    georgeszaslavsky May 23, 2020

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    Yes that is not a small watch by any means
     
  4. shishy

    shishy May 23, 2020

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    Nice, from @watchyouwant had my eye on it too. Enjoy! Lovely example
     
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  5. Vitezi

    Vitezi May 23, 2020

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    Cool watch! Every time I see one of these I think the dial says "Super PHOOOM"
     
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  6. Gaz6263

    Gaz6263 May 23, 2020

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    Lovely piece. Bit of a push describing it as NOS.
     
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  7. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo May 23, 2020

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    Congratulations! Lovely watch and wears surprisingly well for such a large case :)
     
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  8. amcclell

    amcclell May 23, 2020

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    Wow - this is beautiful! I am really starting to develop an appreciation for this brand. I picked up an old used and abused manual wind Certina at an estate auction for less than $10.00, some 5 or 6 years ago. I had it serviced and cleaned up for my son. It had a pie pan dial with lots of patina and a beat up crystal. I remember my watchmaker showing me the pristine in-house movement and explaining how good these watches were. My son loves it and I admire it, whenever he wears it.
     
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  9. simonsays

    simonsays May 23, 2020

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    I have always loved these. The DS3 version was issued by the Royal Australian Navy for Clearance divers, and are everything a classic divers watch should be. Individual, unique design features,(push to turn bezel), and a crystal thick enough to stop a bullet. I still have a couple in the collection.

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  10. mickygee

    mickygee May 23, 2020

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    Lovely watch, congrats on the purchase. Have the original crown is a good sign. I discovered these watches years ago when they weren't much appreciated, unfortunately that had changed and so have prices.
     
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  11. amcclell

    amcclell May 23, 2020

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    These must rival the Zenith Defy cushion case and the Speedmaster 125 as the heaviest watches of all time. The Certina, however has stood the test of time. The orange dial is a classic.
     
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  12. rob#1

    rob#1 May 23, 2020

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    Wow, congratulations, that is a stunner and looks to be in great nick. What does it weigh? It looks like you’d need to wear a heavy bracelet on your other wrist to balance yourself when walking ;)
     
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  13. georgeszaslavsky

    georgeszaslavsky May 24, 2020

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    a vintage black tropic strap will do fine
     
  14. loniscup

    loniscup May 24, 2020

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    Lovely piece my friend, congratulations ::love::