The fluid-tight “compressor” or “super-compressor” know-how was patented in the course of the 1950s, by Ervin Piquerez SA, a well-known watch case producer from Bassecourt within the Swiss Jura. Circumstances geared up with this know-how have given beginning to iconic dive watches throughout many manufacturers, together with Jaeger-LeCoultre, Hamilton, Longines, or Bulova. Probably the most well-known “compressor” EPSA instances had a dual-crown type, one to wind the motion and set the time (and the date, if any), the opposite to function the inner rotating bezel. This distinctive look stays extremely in style with dive watch aficionados. Among the many watches with such design is the Archimèdes by Milus, a contemporary tackle one of many model’s 1960s divers. The mannequin is now introduced in a cool inexperienced hue.
Named upon the traditional Greek mathematician, physicist and inventor, well-known for his precept making use of on a physique immersed in a fluid, the Archimèdes by Milus story goes again to the 1960s, particularly, the mannequin 666, waterproof as much as 666 toes. Offered in a 41mm case, the fashionable Archimèdes by Milus is now waterproof to 1,000 toes or 300 metres, because of its screw-down crowns and caseback. To finish the dive specs, the watch can also be fitted with a Helium Aid Valve seen at 9 o’clock.
The brand new “Wild Inexperienced” Archimèdes
The most recent model of the mannequin, the Archimèdes by Milus Wild Inexperienced, affords on a regular basis versatility and correct diving capacities, now with a vibrant dial and bezel mixture. As an alternative of the granulated gradient end discovered on earlier editions, the brand new inexperienced dial is vertically brushed. To make sure optimum legibility in all situations, the markings are painted with Tremendous-LumiNova. These are paired with “broad arrow” hours and minutes palms, and accomplished by luminous lollipop seconds hand.
Contained in the Archimèdes by Milus is the exact and dependable ETA 2892-A2 (right here in high grade) with a sign of the hours, minutes, seconds and date. This self-winding 25.60mm calibre beats at 28,800 vibrations per hour and its energy reserve is of 42 hours when absolutely wound.
The Archimèdes by Milus Wild Inexperienced is worn on a tropic-style black rubber strap. It’s secured to the wrist by a metal pin buckle. The watch retails for CHF 1,919. On the event of the launch of this new model, Milus affords a particular equipment to 25 patrons, which features a spare brown calf leather-based strap, two journey pouches (one in leather-based and one in Cordura), a laptop computer safety pouch and a custom-made SIGG bottle. This pack is related to the promo code MILUSKIT that can be utilized for all dial variations of the Milus by Archimèdes on the brand’s e-shop.
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