Acknowledged for its iconic models and its unique mechanical movements, the Manufacture Vulcain holds a distinctive place in the world of fine watchmaking thanks to its iconic models and unique mechanical movements. The company, which has been active since 1858 in the production of exceptional timepieces, is now established in a mansion in Le Locle, cradle of Swiss watchmaking.
This Vulcain model presented is a third version of the Nautical Seventies diving watch, Is water resistant to 300 meters/990 feet and features the hand-wound Cricket V-10 movement with a mechanical alarm which is audible even underwater. The alarm can sound for up to 20 seconds thanks to a dedicated barrel that supplies the energy to power the function. A second barrel delivers the energy for the time functions. Beating at 18,000 vibrations per hour, the Cricket V-10 offers a power reserve of 42 hours. The 42 mm stainless steel case, alternating satin-brushed and polished finishes, acts as a resonance chamber for the alarm, whose sound is further amplified by the besalite glass. The dial is characterized by the central decompression tables in green and the 60-minute inner bezel that can be adjusted using the screw down crown at 4 o’clock. The hands and the square hour-markers offer excellent readability, even in the dark, thanks to the generous use of luminescent materialCase: Stainless Steel case.
VULCAIN NAUTICAL SEVENTIES BLACK/ORANGE.Case back: Stainless Steel
Diameter: 42.00 mm
Luminous material: Markers and hands
Movement: Calibre Vulcain Cricket Manufacture V-10 Manual Winding
Water resistance: 300m/900ft
Band: Black Leather with Steel Tang buckle