2009 Kobold Arctic Diver Heritage Prototype (Ref. KD 719121) W/ Box & Papers
Kobold is a watch company out of Pittsburgh, PA that was formally formed in 1999. The watches Kobold went on to create were not of the boutique variety, however, primarily focusing on robust exploration sports pieces. The example featured is an early prototype of the Arctic Diver Heritage model and is an interesting "left-hand drive" case variant and features the in-house caliber K2651 automatic movement, this example is the first of 25 made in total.
|Arctic Diver Heritage Prototype
|45 x 54
|2pc Leather Strap
The large case is in excellent condition, showing light signs of use and remains unpolished. The uni-directional rotating stainless steel bezel is also in very well preserved condition and retains its luminous pearl at the 12 o'clock position. The case back retains all of its factory markings in crisp condition. The strap was sourced with the watch and is made of thick military leather and fits the watch's aesthetic perfectly.
The matte black dial is in flawless condition. The brass hands contrast perfectly against the dial and are in flawless condition.
The watch comes complete with its inner and outer boxes, and Certificate Of Authenticity. The watch is keeping time perfectly, previous service history is unknown.