Certina Dive Watches

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Certina Dive Watches

Post by andrema on Fri 07 Jan 2011, 5:08 pm

I have always loved these two Certina models...

DS-2 Super PH1000M


(not my photo, from Vintage Certinas)

Caliber - Certina 25-651 - Automatic
Size - 43 x 46 x 18
Produced - 1970 to 1975
Date without quickset
Orange dial with appliqued indices
Water resistant to 1000 metres

DS-2 PH200M

(not my photo, from Vintage Certinas)

Caliber - Certina 25-651
Size - 40 x 43.5 x 13 Automatic.
Produced - 1972 to 1975
Cushion case
Date without quickset
Black dial with appliqued indices.
Water resistant to 200 metres

Certina has been in existence since 1888 and has quite a rich history as well as some great looking watches!! For some more information on Certina watches, here are a few great sites:

Vintage Certinas - http://www.vintagecertinas.ch/en/geschichteeng.html - Awesome site with tons of info on vintage certina watches and other historical data!!

Official Website - http://www.certina.ch/Home.aspx
- see the newest models


Here is a summary of the company history from http
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Re: Certina Dive Watches

Post by kaerf-z on Fri 07 Jan 2011, 8:47 pm

Sorta looks like them Zodiac watches that I see at them outlets malls
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Re: Certina Dive Watches

Post by cali kid on Sat 08 Jan 2011, 12:20 am

Zodiac i think not, love to own the DS-3! Certina is a solid brand!
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Post by andrema on Sat 08 Jan 2011, 9:41 am

cali kid wrote:Zodiac i think not, love to own the DS-3! Certina is a solid brand!
Totally agree, Certina makes a very nice watch!

Based on that post, it is no wonder that Doc booted him!!
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Re: Certina Dive Watches

Post by jimyritz on Sat 08 Jan 2011, 9:51 am

I like the vintage ones but the current line reminds me of Tag Heuer...Please don't ban me... Laughing

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Re: Certina Dive Watches

Post by docrwm on Sat 08 Jan 2011, 10:56 am

jimyritz wrote:I like the vintage ones but the current line reminds me of Tag Heuer...Please don't ban me... Laughing

I agree about the modern ones lacking a distinctive style of their own. Perhaps they'll start reissuing some of their classics?

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