WICKED ~1969 CARAVELLE 666 SEAHUNTER

WICKED ~1969 CARAVELLE 666 SEAHUNTER

Regular price $775.00 Sale

FOR SALE IS A SWEET 1969 BULOVA-CARAVELLE 666FT SEA-HUNTER SKIN-DIVER SIGNED 4X AND IN NICE SHAPE

 

  • CASE: SLEEK AND SEXY ALL-STEEL CASE MEASURING A NICE 37mm ACROSS BEZEL NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL SIGNED CROWN BY 45mm LUG TO LUG. CASE IS IN GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION WITH ALL THE ORIGINAL FACTORY FINISHES INTACT AND UNPOLISHED.  THERE ARE SOME SLIGHT SCRATCHES COMMENSURATE WITH ITS AGE, BUT THEY ONLY REMIND YOU THAT THIS DUDE HAS DONE SOME LIVING.  THIS IS ONE OF MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE DIVE CASES OF THE ERA WITH THOSE SWOOPY WIDE SHOULDERED LUGS THAT CURVE AROUND NICELY ON THE WRIST.  ROTATING BEZEL IS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE AND ROTATES SMOOTHLY WITH JUST THE PERFECT AMOUNT OF FRICTION. 

 

  • DIAL: THIS IS THE MORE RARE EARLY RENDITION OF THE SEA-HUNTER DIAL WITH THE 3-LINED TEXT AND THAT KILLER DAUPHINE HANDSET.  FANTASTIC LUME ON THIS GUY WITH JUST THE PERFECT HINT OF PATINA. ONE OF THE CLASSIC DIVE DIALS OF THE 60s. 

 

  • MOVEMENT: THIS SEA-HUNTER RUNS ON THE BULLETPROOF JAPANESE MADE 11DP MOVEMENT WHICH RUNS BUTTER SMOOTH AND KEEPS EXCELLENT TIME. THIS ONE WAS OBTAINED FROM A COLLECTOR WHO HAD RECENTLY SERVICED THIS ONE.

 

  • WATCH IS MOUNTED ON AN EPSOM STYLE TEXTURED BROWN LEATHER STRAP WHICH LOOKS MEGA COOL .  THE SEA-HUNTER IS THE CROWN JEWEL OF THE CARAVELLE DEVIL-DIVER(666) LINE.  I LIKE TO COMPARE THESE TO THE TITUS CALYPSOMATIC DIVERS OF THE SAME ERA WHICH HAD A VERY SIMILAR CASE SIZE/SHAPE AND STYLE....HOWEVER, THOSE NOW ARE GOING FOR UP TO $2500 FOR GOOD EXAMPLES.  WITH THE INFLATION AND LIMITED AVAILABILITY OF WATCHES SUCH AS THE CALYPSOMATIC AND THE EARLY ROLEX SUBMARINERS, I SEE THE SEA-HUNTERS BECOMING A SOLID INVESTMENT AND FANTASTIC VALUE CONSIDERING THEIR DEVILISH STYLE AND ROCK-SOLID BUILD QUALITY.  THIS IS A SUPER FINE EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE VINTAGE DIVE WATCH "MUST-HAVES"