Aquadive

1970s Aquadive 20 ATM Diver (Ref. 10870) "Cranberry"

$ 2,300

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. 

This specific Aquadive 20 ATM diver features the key elements of the "Golden Era" The two-tone dial and the colorful dial accents paired with the handset including the large orange lollipop sweep seconds hand are downright cool and eye-catching. This full-size retro diver features a screw-down crown and the redoubtable ETA 2873 full rotor automatic movement, which has just been fully serviced.

This full-size retro diver features a screw-down crown and the redoubtable ETA 2873 full rotor automatic movement, which has just been fully serviced. This would make a unique addition to any collection and is sure to stand out from the crowd!

Stock # AD20D10870
Brand Aquadive
Style 20 ATM Diver
Model 10870
Serial 10870
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Red/Grey
Millimeters 38mm 
Bracelet 2pc Tropic Grey Rubber Strap

 

CASE & BRACELET

The case remains unpolished retaining all of its factory case finishing and geometry. The eyecatching "cranberry" red bezel remains deep and bright in coloration with a very minimal patina if any at all. The watch will come supplied on a vintage 19mm grey tropic strap.

DIAL & HANDS

The dial remains in good overall vintage condition showing some patina throughout. The tritium lume plots have achieved a warm golden coloration that matches the hands perfectly. The hands including the eye-catching orange "lollipop" sweep seconds hand remain fully intact and show no lume degradation when inspected under U.V. Light.

ACCESSORIES 

None. The watch is keeping time and running perfectly, previous service history is unknown.