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MAR-APR 2018

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ROLLING IN THE DEEP Watches to dive for A professional diving instrument, the BR 03-92 from Bell & Ross is water-resistant to 300 meters and driven by a Swiss self- winding mechanical movement within its square steel case ($3,700; bellross.com). 62 slmag.net Compiled by Colin Dennis For a present-day watch to be officially certified as a "dive watch," it must meet strict guidelines from the International Organization for Standardization. Among the required criteria is water resistance to a minimum of 100 meters; a watch face that is legible in total darkness (in addition to a glowing second hand to indicate that the watch is working, even in blackout conditions); and, magnetic, shock, and chemical resistance. We've selected a few of our favorites, all of which are equally suited to blue jeans as the deep blue sea.

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