By TLex This one piece edition comes from the talented team of hand-craftsmen at the VDB ateliers in Erfurt, Germany. The VDB preCombo XL's case is in 316L Stainless steel.
Its measurements include: a 46mm diameter, a lug to lug length of 56mm and a thickness of 17mm. The case in fact has a fixed steel bezel, but thanks to VDB's optional Plexi bezel, the watch can take on a whole new look as a diver.
The watch features a stunning drab-green sandwich dial with vintage silver hands and vintage luminous material applied to the hands and dial markers. There's a sub-seconds counter at 6 o'clock
Protecting the dial is a domed vintage-style Plexi-glass acrylic crystal. The vintage theme doesn't stop there either. Under the hood of this bespoke mil-diver is an Eberhardt '8 Day' hand-wound vintage caliber with -
25 jewels and a power-reserve of days. The movement has been decorated with perlage. Winding comes from a large knurled crown on the left side of the case.
The VDB preCombo XL comes with 2 handmade leather straps plus a handcrafted steel VDB 'screw bar' buckle. A simple but equally sweet watch would look killer on a green French canvas.