1970's Aquadive 1000 Caribbean Triple-Safe
Aquadive was a serious dive watch company that created wristwatches within the "golden era" of dive watches, with functionality first based mentality. The Aquadive brand helped shape this era through its design language devoted strictly to subaquatic wristwatches. This made for some funky and clever designs that had a scuba divers' best interests in mind, that being extreme water resistance and high visibility.
The Aquadive 1000 Atmos (3333ft.) is a grandiose display of dive watch technology, achieving water resistance depths that surpassed even the Rolex Sea-Dweller at the time. This is due in part the the "Jenny Triple-Safe” case design, which employs a large monobloc case. The Jenny brand was the behind the scenes case designer for many of the dive watches produced throughout the 60s and 70s.
The bright blue bakelite bezel, the highly reflective "Scotchlite" blue dial, and the oversized 50mm monobloc case of the Aquadive 1000 Caribbean Triple-Safe combine to make for an unmistakably retro dive watch. This bright and large dive watch makes an excellent pairing with sunlight and warm weather and is a favorite summer watch for collectors around the world.
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The strong 50mm stainless steel monobloc case is excellently preserved, showing normal signs of use and wear. The blue bakelite bezel with luminous numerals and top triangle is in wonderful condition with no cracking, the bezel does show some light wear which is normal. The original mineral glass crystal does exhibit some wear from use, due to its age. The back of the case is adorned with the Jenny fish insignia and retains all of its original factory engravings.
The striking and highly visible blue Scotchlite dial is in flawless condition, showing no blemishes or wear. The tritium lume plots have taken on a vibrant green patina, which is common for these watches, showing no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly and show no degradation under U.V. light inspection.
None. Watch just received a complete service and is backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.