DOXA presents a reinterpretation of its iconic SUB model, first launched in 1967, following a first limited edition in 18 kt gold, the SUB 200 T.GRAPH comes now in stainless steel and as a limited series. This limited edition is powered by historical movements: original VALJOUX 7734 calibers which had been conserved in pristine condition for over 30 years at DOXA.
It was at Baselworld 1967 that DOXA launched the revolutionary SUB concept, considered to be the first purpose-designed diver's watch intended for the general public. The radical innovations it presented quickly made it a reference for professionals as well. Water-resistant to a depth of 300 meters, it was the first to feature a patented rotating bezel with the official no-decompression dive table. This watch would also become an easily recognizable legend due to its orange dial – a first for a diving watch, and a brash contrast with the traditional black or white background.
In 1969, the SUB concept was further refined in the form of the DOXA SUB 200 T.GRAPH, which is today a reference in the field of the most emblematic diving watches in watchmaking history. And the legend continues.
With a diameter of 43 x 46 mm, the automatic, manual-winding SUB 200 T.GRAPH is topped by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with an anti-reflective coating. In addition to being water-resistant to 20 ATM, equivalent to a depth of about 200 meters, the watch also features the famous patented unidirectional rotating bezel with the dual indication of dive time in minutes and depth in meters to calculate the dive time without decompression stops. The power reserve is 45 hours. The finishing touch: a SuperLuminova® pearl at 12 o'clock.
Just like the original model, the legendary face finished in semi-matte orange features two counters, one at 9 o'clock indicating the seconds, and the other at 3 o'clock indicating the chronograph's 30 minutes. The baton-type hands and the insert on the chronograph’s seconds hand are all filled with SuperLuminova® beige “Light Old Radium.” The SUB 200 T.GRAPH's characteristic indices, painted in black, are filled with SuperLuminova® beige “Light Old Radium” as well.
This limited steel edition, as was the case with the 18 kt gold version, is also equipped with historical 7734 VALJOUX movements. These original calibers, dating back 30 years, have been carefully preserved by the Swiss family Jenny, who took over ownership of the DOXA brand two decades ago. Each movement has of course been completely revised and made absolutely reliable prior to fitting.
The famous DOXA “grains of rice” bracelet, also crafted from 316L steel and featuring a folding clasp with diving extension and the DOXA fish symbol, rounds off this purpose-designed classic. The watch is priced at around: US$ 4,900.
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