When launched in 1997, the Aquanaut created a sensation. It was young, modern and unexpected. Its case was a rounded octagon, inspired by that of the Nautilus. And it sported a “tropical” strap, made of a new composite material ultra-resistant to wear, salt water and uv radiation.
Self-winding mechanical movement. Caliber 324 S C. Date. Sweep seconds.
Dial: black embossed dial.
Stainless steel. Screw-down crown. Sapphire-crystal case back. Water resistant to 120m. Case diameter (10-4 o’clock): 40.8 mm. Height: 8.1 mm.
BRACELET / STRAP
Steel bracelet. Aquanaut fold-over clasp.
324 S C SELF-WINDING
Date, sweep seconds. Diameter: 27 mm. Height: 3.3 mm. Parts: 217. Bridges: 6. Jewels: 29. Power reserve: Min. 35 hours - max. 45 hours. Winding rotor: 21K gold central rotor. Balance: Gyromax®. Vibrations/hour: 28 800 (4 Hz). Balance spring: Spiromax®. Hallmark: Patek Philippe Seal.