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By TLex Unleash the Kraken, the latest deep ocean dwelling beast from Italian dive watch engineers, Gruppo Ardito.

With its case in blasted Grade 5 Titanium and measuring 46mm in diameter by 60mm tall and 18mm thick the Kraken like its namesake is a bit of a monster.

It can be found lurking at depths of up to 4000 meters!

Fitted with a massive: Sapphire crystal, caseback and fixed bezel that have been bolted to its case with 12 allen-screws, 6 on top and 6 at bottom –

there is no question about the Kraken’s intent as the latest hyper-diver to come onto the market. But the Kraken is not a design for the masses.

It has been precision engineered and hand-crafted in Italy with love and passion by a fastidious group of divers and engineers and is made in small quantities on demand.

While the Kraken has a body of a robustly engineered ocean dweller, its dial is simple and functional.

Constituting of a dual layers, the sandwich dial is complimented by semi-skeletonized hands, and for touch of Italian flair, a sporty orange swoosh to underline the name of the beast!

Beating at the heart of this 5000 meter , Grade 5 Ti deep sea creature is a Swiss automatic mechanical movement, the GAW001.

The Kraken comes with two straps, one black shark and one articulated natural rubber with multi-piece roller-buckles.

Its price is around 1980euro. For further details, please contact Fabio directly, HERE or follow the link HERE to discover other models from Gruppo Ardito.

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