Alpina-NEW SEASTRONG DIVER REVIEW
With the SEASTRONG collection, Alpina Watches has made diving watch history since the 1960’s when the Seastrong”10″ was capable of reaching depths of 200m/660ft. In 2015 Alpina shows the Seastrong Diver 300 Chronograph Big Date. A very well readable expert diving chronograph range that’s 300m/1000ft water-resistant, instantly recognizable as a result of the distinctive colored unidirectional turning diving bezels and its own oversize minute hand for optimum diving time readability.
Serious about diving Everything about this model is intended to deal with the most intense conditions any professional diver could ever encounter, beginning with water resistance to no less than 300 meters. That’s 1,000 feet below sea level, so the watch could go to depths no human ever could.
Engineered see what you Want to view, when you Want to view it
The Extreme Diver 300 was designed with all necessary features that allow owners to get the information they want, when they need it, to get a safe dive. With this”fail-safe” attribute the number of elapsed minutes can never be accidentally diminished, simply improved. In addition, the 60 minutes markers on the bezel are luminous, as would be the dial indexes, which perfectly contrast against the matt black dial. The watch’s hands are glowing for optimum readability in low visibility conditions, along with the second’s hand is oversized to securely read diving moment.
Built-in features that are relevant to the professional diver
The 44 mm stainless cushion shaped steel case, the screw-in crown along with case-back, the scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, the strong, water-resistant, real leather strap along with the gorgeous engraving of the Alpina diving symbol that the case-back are all distinctive functional and aesthetic attributes fitting the demands of divers and those of everyday wear of this watch. The range comes in 4 different models, each with a different bezel color: bordeaux, grey, navy blue and orange.
The AL-372 Swiss High Precision Quartz Chronograph movement
The extremely precise and reliable AL-372 1/10th of sec. Swiss quartz chronograph movement comprises 30 and 10 hour chronograph counters, add and split purposes, big date and has a standard battery life of 48 months.
Alpina, famous for its red triangle signature, is an independent, family-owned fine watchmaking manufacture located in Geneva, Switzerland. Founded in 1883, Alpina’s watchmaking history spans over 130 years. A real leader of the Swiss watchmaking industry, Alpina has become the source of numerous innovations, patents and calibers. Alpina invented the idea of the sport watch, as we understand it today, with the arrival of its mythical Alpina 4 at 1938. Faithful to its tradition of creating mechanical calibers, Alpina produces, in its own Geneva-based Manufacture, four on site moves in house: the Tourbillon AL-980, the World Timer AL-718, the Automatic Regulator AL-950 and the Little Date Automatic AL-710. Alpina’s mission is to design and engineer luxury sport watches which operate with the best precision and reliability potential from the toughest sporting environments, like the Alps.