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2020-10-26

Doxa SUB 200 C-GRAPH Collection

Introducing the new SUB 200 C-GRAPH from DOXA Watches! And In true Doxa style SUB 200 C-GRAPH is available in 6 dial colors and offers the choice of either a classic BOR (beads of rice) Stainless steel link bracelet or a tone-on-tone BOR-inspired rubber diver’s strap. If you aren’t already clued up on Doxa’s colors; each of the 6 colors available for the SUB 200 C-GRAPH family members has a corresponding, historic Doxa name. Aquamarine – not actually aquamarine but turquoise, Caribbean - blue, Divingstar – yellow, Professional - orange, Searambler – silver and Sharkhunter in black. The new SUB 200 C-GRAPH is a mechanically wound diving chronograph. In this instance it is characterized by its three tone-on-tone chrono counters. The watch is powered by an automatic Swiss movement which is based on a 27 jewel, Sellita SW-510 with a beat-rate of 28,800 vph and an autonomy of 45hrs. The chronograph function includes a central chronograph hand that rotates once around the dial every 60 seconds, a 30-minute chronograph counter positioned at 3 o'clock, and a 12-hour chronograph counter positioned at 6 o'clock. The watch case has a diameter of 45mm and is made of the highest quality 316L Stainless steel which is fitted with a domed, scratch-resistant Sapphire crystal and a unidirectional rotational diver’s bezel. Further diver’s features include: a screw-down crown and case-back as well as a water-resistance of up to 200 meters which is about 650 ft. The winding crown is signed with an orange Doxa logo. All the watch’s dive-related markings are with Swiss SuperLumiNova luminescent thus ensuring optimum readability even in low-lighting conditions. The BOR bracelet comes with a folding diver’s clasp that features DOXA’s historic fish emblem and has a diver’s extension to accommodate a wetsuit. The new Doxa SUB 200 C-GRAPH has an MSRP of 2’790USD on the Stainless steel BOR bracelet or 2’750USD on the BOR-style rubber strap. Thoughts? Nice as this is, and it is very nice (hands down my choice would be the Caribbean – you?) – (as if you didn’t already know) there is a new kid on the block (an old kid really but he’s back) with alternative vintage diving chronograph that you might also consider – the stunning new AQUASTAR DEEPSTAR Re-Edition which boasts a Manufacture movement by La Joux-Perret, and BTW which you can still PRE-ORDER for a special introductory price of just 2’790USD (its MSRP is 3’590USD). There is also the recently released Nivada Grenchen Chronomaster Aviator SEA DIVER which starts from 1’560CHF but at just 38.3mm in diameter, it might be a bit small for you. If it wasn’t for this, I’d be all over it. Or if you can’t make your mind up on any of the above; Ollech & Wajs will shortly be releasing a new 500m vintage diving chronograph called the Navichron which I haven’t seen yet but I’m sure will be well worth looking out for.

So it’s going to be the battle of the vintage diving chronos – which one is your money on? 

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