Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The Hydrosphere Greg Lecoeur Edition

Courtesy of RESERVOIR

This is a limited edition of 50 pieces.  The Case is of bronze and measures 45 mm in diameter.  The water resistance is rated to 250 meters, and is equipped with a helium release valve.  The movement is ETA's 2824 with a proprietary module (retrograde seconds and jumping hours don't just "happen").
Courtesy of RESERVOIR
And just who is Greg Lecoeur?  Perhaps one of the most active and well known underwater photographers active today.

The price listed is just south of $5,000. And that purchase price also includes a dive with Mr. Lecoeur himself!

Here are the pertinents -

– 45mm, bronze Case with satin finish 
– Blue dial with sundial finish, white index, magnifier on the jumping-hour window 
– Self-winding mechanical movement, 37 hours power reserve 
– Complications: Retrograde minutes, jumping Hour, Power Reserve 
– Patented proprietary 124-pieces module on ETA 2824-2 caliber 
– Anti-reflective sapphire crystal 
– Unidirectional, ceramic rotating bezel with double scale for reading the time at different diving depths before and after the retrograde minute hand’s return 
– Helium Valve 
– Stainless steel screwed back, screw-down crown, watertight up to 250m 
– Black rubber strap screwed onto the body 
– Additional blue NATO strap provided, mounted on bronze stirrups

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