Tempest Watches: Viking Concept - Professional Grade Divers Watches

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Tempest Watches: Viking Concept - Professional Grade Divers Watches

Post by andrema on Thu 17 Mar 2011, 11:30 pm

Tempest Watches: Viking Concept - Professional Grade Divers Watches.





Tempest Watches is a new contemporary watch company dedicated to designing and producing high quality, professional grade divers watches.The brand is finalizing it's new design concept,Viking.


This latest timepiece will be equipped with top grade ETA 2824-2 Swiss automatic movement,housed in a 45mm brushed solid stainless steel (316L Surgical Grade), with thick anti-magnetic inner soft iron case. The special features include Double O-ring design, screw down signed crown @3H with two tiered over-sized crown protectors and Stainless Steel engraved Double O-ring screw locked caseback. Rated water resistance will be 2000 meters.



Glass is extra thick domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on inside.The timepiece will feature 120 - click, unidirectional tough ceramic luminous insert bezel and heavy duty brushed 316L Surgical grade Stainless Steel bracelet, solid Hex screw links with Micro-adjustable flip-lock clasp with integrated diving extension feature.Engineering drawings and some exclusive spy photos are shown.

Prototype Case, Bezel and Crystal:




Caseback design:


Technical details


Movement
-ETA 2824-2 (with Hacking Second Function)
-Automatic winding, Swiss made
-25 Jewels
-Incabloc integrated shock protection
-Power reserve : 40hr
-Frequency: 28,000/BPH

Case
-Brushed Solid Stainless Steel (316L Surgical Grade), with thick anti-magnetic inner soft iron case.
-Diameter: 45mm (excluding crown), Lug Width: 22mm, Height: 18mm
-Double O-ring design.
-Screw down signed crown @3H with two tiered over-sized crown protectors. HEV @9H. -Stainless Steel engraved Double O-ring screw locked caseback.
-Water resistance: 2000 meters
-Anti-magnetic (80,000 a/m)
-Crystal: Extra thick domed sapphire crystal (with anti-reflective coating on inside only)
-120 - click, unidirectional tough ceramic luminous insert bezel

Bracelet: Heavy duty brushed 316L Surgical grade Stainless Steel bracelet, solid Hex screw links with Micro-adjustable flip-lock clasp with integrated diving extension feature.

Official website : http://www.tempestwatches.com
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/tempestwatches

Source: http://www.horozima.com/2011/01/tempest-watches-viking-concept.html

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Post by porschefan on Fri 18 Mar 2011, 2:33 am

Kinda neat, I want to see and touch a real one, though.
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Post by andrema on Fri 18 Mar 2011, 12:12 pm

From what I understand, the case design is all original. The owner is pretty up-front about where it is produced (China) and finished (Swiss).

There will be 4 or 5 dial colors...It will be nice to see a finished example!
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