TRIPPY~LATE 60s IAXA DIVE CHRONOGRAPH WITH BAKELITE BLUE BEZEL

TRIPPY~LATE 60s IAXA DIVE CHRONOGRAPH WITH BAKELITE BLUE BEZEL

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COMING AT YOU IS THIS MEGA FUNKY LATE 60s IAXA 20ATM DIVE CHRONOGRAPH WITH CRAZY BOW-TIE DIAL AND KILLER BLUE BAKELITE BEZEL. 

 

  • CASE: HEFTY SOLID STEEL BARRELL SHAPED DIVE CASE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.  REALLY NICE FACTORY ORIGINAL BRUSHED FINISH ON THE CASE TOP.   THIS STUD MEASURES A LARGE 38mm ACROSS CASE NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL CROWN BY 42.5mm LUG TO LUG.  THIS THING WEARS NICE AND CHUNKY AND TALL AND HAS A SUPER SOLID FEEL TO IT.  CHECK OUT THAT MINT CONDITION BLUE BAKELITE BEZEL WHICH IS A TOTAL DAZZLER

 

  • DIAL: THIS MINT CONDITION BLUE BOW-TIE DIAL IS SIMPLY PHENOMENAL. THIS IS THE SAME DIAL DESIGN USED ON ONE OF THE TISSOT SEASTAR MODELS OF THE ERA AND IS CRAZY FUNKY. I LOVE THOSE INTERSECTING TRIANGLES THAT HOUSE THE SUBDIALS. YOU GOTTA DIG ALL THE WEIRD POPS OF COLOR ON THIS DIAL LIKE THOSE RED SEGMENTS ON THE MINUTE TOTALIZER SCALE. THE WHITE SLOPING TACHY SCALE AND THE WHITE SWEEP HAND ADD A NICE CONTRAST TO THIS DIAL. ALL THE LUME PLOTS ARE INTACT AND MATCH NICELY WITH THE SUBTLY AGED TRITIUM ON THE CLEAN STEEL STICK HANDS. THE ORIGINAL BOX ACRYLIC CRYSTAL IS IN MINTY SHAPE AND SHOWS OFF THIS COMPLETELY PSYCHEDELIC FACE PERFECTLY.

 

  • MOVEMENT: THIS FUNKY CHICKEN IS POWERED BY A VALJOUX 7734.  ALL FUNCTIONS WORK APPROPRIATELY AND WATCH HAS BEEN KEEPING EXCELLENT TIME. SERVICE HISTORY IS UNKNOWN BUT WATCH HAS BEEN BEHAVING AMAZINGLY FOR WEEKS OF ON/OFF WRIST OBSERVATION.

 

  • THIS IAXA IS MOUNTED ON A LUXURIOUS 20MM BLUE LEATHER STRAP WHICH MATCHES EXPERTLY WITH THE COLOR SCHEME OF THIS DIVER.  IF YOU WANT TO OUT-FUNK YOUR VINTAGE WATCH COLLECTOR FRIENDS, THIS IS A MUST HAVE.