CERTINA DS CROSS DIAL “BLACK KNIGHT” Cal.25-651.
The Second Execution of the ‘Double Security’ Diver Certina.
There are few iconic watches, this could be one of them in my opinion. It is the second dial of the Diver Certina DS, without bezel. A rarity, a wonder...
MODEL: DS DIVER
REF: 346 825
YEAR MANUFACTURE: 1959-60
CASE DIAMETER: Stainless steel. 36mm without crown.
LUG WIDTH: 18mm.
MOVEMENT: Automatic. Cal. 25-651
AESTHETIC CONDITION: Very well preserved. Functional dial. It has never been restored. All original. It has slight signs of use.
DIAL:.All original, never refurbished. Stunning original dial with applied Certina logo; original handset and Numbers. The dial has small marks and some micro stains produced by the passage of time. The indices have lost almost all of the lumen but it is still slightly visible in UV light. With honest, mate and original patina. Stunning piece!
PLEXI: Plexi in good condición.
CROWN: Original with Certina logo.
SIGNATURES: Dial, Crown, case, Movement, bracelet.
OPERATION: I don't know the service history but it works perfectly. It holds up incredibly well and has a good power reserve of over 30 hours. Movement looks clean and sounds good
STRAP: The watch is delivered with a original bracelet Certina made by G&F. The best!