Dive Watch Releases / Articles

2016-05-24

DELMA Shell Star AUTO

By TLex Introducing the new Limited Edition Shell Star from Delma, a divers model based on the Swiss brand’s first professional divers watch from 1975 of the same name –

celebrating a new partnership with the IMOCA Ocean Masters World Championship to become the Official Timekeeper of the Transat New York - Vendée Race.



The original Shell Star had a water-resistance of 200 meters; a major milestone for Delma as it defined their divers collection over the next few decades.



The new Shell Star has retained its distinctively sporty appearance. Its 44mm x 12.7mm Stainless steel case is equipped with a Helium Escape Valve and has a water-resistance to 500 meters.



Further divers features include: a Sapphire crystal, a Stainless steel screwdown crown and caseback with mineral crystal and a unidirectional turning with black, blue or orange anodized aluminum ring.



Powering the Sea Shell is an ETA 2824-2 with: 25 jewels, a beat-rate of 28'800 alt/h, a power reserve of 42h and a custom gold plated, Delma engraved rotor.

The Shell Star comes on a Stainless steel bracelet with solid links and end-pieces and a Stainless steel folding divers clasp with security system. Its list price is: 1295CHF.

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