ICONIC~60s JEAN RICHARD AQUASTAR CRESSI-SUB

ICONIC~60s JEAN RICHARD AQUASTAR CRESSI-SUB

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FOR SALE IS A SUPER SLICK CLASSIC JEAN RICHARD AQUASTAR SKIN-DIVER MADE FOR THE ITALIAN DIVE IN AWESOME CONDITION. 

 

  • CASE: SLEEK AND SEXY ALL-STEEL SKIN-DIVER CASE MEASURING A NICE 36.5mm ACROSS BEZEL NOT INCLUDING CROWN BY 46mm LUG TO LUG. CASE IS IN NICE  CONDITION WITH MINOR SCRATCHES THROUGHOUT BUT OVERALL IN SHARP CONDITION. I LOVE THAT ALL-STEEL BEZEL. SUCH A GOOD LOOK.  BEZEL ROTATES SMOOTHLY BIDIRECTIONALLY WITH THE PERFECT AMOUNT OF FRICTION.  THE BLACK ENAMEL IS IN REALLY NICE PRESERVED CONDITION WHICH IS UNUSUAL FOR THESE AND REALLY MAKES THE BEZEL POP. THIS BEAUTY WEARS NICELY DUE TO THAT LONG LUG TO LUG AND THIN BEZEL/WIDE DIAL.
  • DIAL: NOW THIS IS VINTAGE PERFECTION RIGHT HERE.  CHECK OUT THAT SUPER SLICK GLOSS-BLACK DIAL IN SWEET SHAPE WITH THOSE GLOBS OF AGED LUME FOR MARKERS. IT REALLY DOESN'T GET BETTER.  THE WHITE PRINT IS IN REALLY SHARP CONDITION. THE DATE IS MAGNIFIED BY AN INTERNAL CYCLOPS WHICH REALLY GIVES THIS BEAUTY A SPACY LOOK. THERE'S JUST SOMETHING ABOUT THE SIMPLICITY AND THE INKY BLACKNESS OF THIS DIAL THAT JUST COMES TO LIFE ON THE WRIST. 
  • MOVEMENT: THIS DIVER RUNS ON A GORGEOUS JEAN RICHARD SIGNED A.SCHILD 1581 AUTOMATIC WHICH WAS RECENTLY SERVICED AND IS RUNNING LIKE A CHAMP.

 

  • WATCH IS MOUNTED ON AN OIL RUBBED BROWN LEATHER STRAP WHICH LOOKS REALLY SPORTY ON THIS OLD DUDE. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE CLASSIC DIVE WATCHES THAT DEFINED THE SKIN DIVER GENRE. I WOULD RANK THE JEAN RICHARD AQUASTAR UP THERE WITH THE EARLY ROLEX SUBMARINERS AND THE BLANCPAIN FIFTY FATHOMS AS FOUNDATIONAL AND HISTORICAL DIVE WATCHES. THIS PARTICULAR MODEL IS MADE EVEN MORE CLASSIC BY THE CO-BRANDING WITH THE FAMOUS ITALIAN DIVE OUTFITTER, CRESI-SUB. WITH THE RELAUNCH OF AQUASTAR IN THE PAST YEAR, THESE CLASSIC MODELS WILL UNDOUBTEDLY BECOME MORE AND MORE COLLECTIBLE.  THIS ONE IS JUST SUCH A PLEASURE TO WEAR. WITH ITS GLOSSY BLACK DIAL, SIMPLE AND CLEAN STEEL BEZEL, AND CHUNKY YET SLIM SKIN-DIVER CASE, THIS AQUASTAR IS REALLY AS VERSATILE AS THEY COME RIDING THAT EDGE BETWEEN DRESS-DIVER AND KICK-AROUND WEEKEND WARRIOR.

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