Explorer Favorite Swiss Certina Ds1 Automatic Winding Watch
Adhering to the tradition of strength and precision, interpreting classic and stylish huacai movements
For more than 50 years, Certina’s world-renowned ‘dual insurance’ concept acronym ‘DS’ has become a convincing symbol for Certina watches. The new DS1 self-winding watch maintains this distinguished tradition, injecting obvious original and fashionable elements on the basis of a vibrant yet stable design. The new DS1 combines classics and elegance, exuding an irresistible charm. It not only has a stylish shape, but also upholds excellent technical performance-in the early 1960s, its excellent technical performance made it the first choice for many international explorers.
Certina released the DS ‘Double Insurance’ concept in 1959. This revolutionary mechanism integrates anti-shock components, strengthened case, sapphire glass, and protects the handle, crown and case back. All components including seals. In 1960, the first DS concept watch accompanied the Swiss mountaineering team to Mount Dhaulagiri in the Himalayas, successfully proving the watch’s high durability under extreme conditions.
The new DS1 automatic watch continues the long-lasting early tradition and at the same time takes the classic design advocating sportsmanship to a new level. The 39 mm diameter case has a polished contrast with the matte surface, which is pleasing to the eye. The charcoal dial and nickel-plated hands are protected by a beautiful beveled sapphire crystal (with anti-glare coating), which is bold and expressive. A sense of skill and a hint of nostalgia. The highly textured center dial injects dynamic and stylish elements into the dial, while the large glazed outer ring is designed with a slight inclination angle. The Roman numerals shown above blend the elegant classic feel into the DS1; bold, innovative The design of the DS1 self-winding watch can show unparalleled effects whether it is paired with any clothing-business formal, casual or sports leather. To ensure the best readability in any case, the hour and minute hands and the hour markers on the outermost dial are treated with luminous material, and the time window is arranged at a comfortable angle (4 and 5 o’clock) Between) on. Of course, DS1 incorporates Certina’s famous DS concept, and its water resistance is up to 10 bar (100 meters).
The top of the crown is printed with the logo used by Certina in early years, giving a touch of nostalgia, and the transparent case back allows watch fans to savor the technical charm of the DS1 core. The matching design of the brown alligator leather strap and the two-button folding clasp is the finishing touch of the DS1, which interprets its unique and accurate style to the extreme. A silver dial with rose gold PVD indexes and hands is also available.
Since the Kurth brothers founded the company in 1888, reliability, precision and innovation have been the cornerstones of Certina’s purpose. In 1959, Certina developed its famous Double Insurance (DS) concept, bringing extraordinary robustness and outstanding water resistance to its watches. The Swiss-branded watch has been active in racing and extreme sports for a long time, proudly associating its name with legendary champions such as Mike Douhan, Alex Crivillé, Petter Solberg, Sete Gibernau, Thomas Lüthi , Timo Glock, Robert Kubica, and Muhammad Ali, a legend in boxing. Since 2005, Certina has become an official partner of the Sauber F1 team. Certina belongs to the Swatch Group, the world’s largest international watch manufacturing organization, and is currently the world leader in sports watches, with stores in more than 60 countries.
Movement / function: ETA 2824-2 self-winding movement, Swiss made
Hours, minutes, central seconds, date indication
Case: 316 L stainless steel case
39 mm diameter
Transparent back cover
Dial: Charcoal black, with a highly textured center disc and a matte outer ring with strong contrast (with Roman numerals)
Nickel-plated hands and hour markers
Hour and minute hands and slightly tilted bezel
Hour markers coated with luminous material
Water resistance: up to 10 bar (100 meters)
Glass: Beveled sapphire crystal with anti-glare coating
Crown: Contacts are printed with the traditional Certina logo of early years
Strap: brown leather strap with folding clasp with double buttons
Features: DS (dual insurance system)
Reference number: C006.407.16.088.00
Retail Price: RMB 5’350 .-