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MAR-APR 2018

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64 slmag.net Clockwise from top left: e Calibre de Cartier Diver watch is water-resistant to 300 meters. Set within a 42mm steel case, the partly snailed blue dial has Super-LumiNova indicators. e blue rubber strap closes with a steel buckle ($7,900; cartier.com). Oris launched the Oris Clipperton Limited Edition in December, 2017. A percentage of funds raised by sales of the 2,000 pieces produced will go towards the protection of the world's oceans.Boasting the same roster of high-performance functions the Oris Aquis is renowned for, the 43.5mm stainless steel case is water-resistant to 300 meters and the case back is embossed with an outline of Clipperton Island and its coordinates ($2,227; oris.ch). Baume & Mercier Clifton Club 10339 is a 42mm automatic watch with a black dial and rubber strap ($2,250; baume-et-mercier.com). Hamilton's iconic submersible Khaki Navy Frogman watch was created for the US naval "frogmen" teams and featured in the 1951 movie e Frogmen, marking the brand's very first on-screen appearance. Relaunched in 2016, the 42mm stainless steel model shown is water-resistant to 1,000m and ISO 6424 certified, the true seal of divers' watches ($1,095; hamiltonwatch.com). e Breitling Superocean II 42 with Volcano Black dial and black rubber strap is water-resistant to 500m. e rubber- molded fluted unidirectional rotating bezel displays easily discernable large numerals, a countdown of the last 15 dive-time minutes and a triangle with a luminescent marker at 12 o'clock. ($3,400; breitling.com). A reissue of a diving watch from 1960, the lines of the original the Longines Legend Diver watch are repeated, including the domed crystal, reminiscent of the technical limitations of the time. Water-resistant to 300m, the 42-mm stainless steel box houses an L633 automatic mechanical movement and sports an engraving of a diver on its case back ($1,795; longines.com).

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