Certina’s new DS Chronograph Automatic 1968 draws inspiration from the historic DS Argonaut from 1968. The watch has its entrance in a distinctive cushion-shaped case made of black PVD-coated stainless steel. It is pressure resistant to 20 bar and measures 43.5 by 43.5 mm.
The unidirectional rotating bezel, which frames the luminescent black dial with two registers at 3 and 9 o’clock, is protected by a sapphire crystal ring, fitted with a black/white scale printed from beneath.
While the visual appearance reflects the edgy charm of the original, an automatic movement ticks well protected inside the DS Chronograph Automatic 1968, representing state-of-the art with 60 hours of power autonomy and a magnet-, shock- and temperature-resistant silicon balance spring. The caliber A05.H31 can be admired through the exhibition case back.
The watch is equipped with a black leather or a striped NATO strap. It will be available from July, with retail starting at approximately $2,000.
To learn more, visit Certina, here.
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