Profundo VB-1 Black is our first ever production model, Made in Switzerland and is a professional diving watch as suggested by its name.
It features an iconic matte black dial with a vintage outline on the closed minute track and raised marker in caramel color, and glows green in the dark with C3 Super-LumiNova®. The caramel vintage color matches the bezel pearl on the classic black aluminum bezel insert.
Time is indicated through the matching dive style hands set and the lollipop tip second hand. The boxed anti-reflective sapphire crystal mimics the 60s diver’s acrylic crystals of the era, being retro-fitting, while providing great legibility in every light condition.
The solid 316L stainless steel case, measures at 40mm without the crown, has mix finishing of hand satin-brushed on the top surface, stopping there with the exceptional intricate, narrow bevel that runs along its length, and sides being highly polished. The screwed-in case back, with the 6.75mm diameter crown together with the high-quality gaskets set to provide a water resistance tested to 200m=660ft.
The heart of the watch is powered by the Swiss ETA 2824-2 Elabore automatic movement that has 25 jewels count, running at 28800bph with 40 hours power reserve. It features hacking seconds hand during time adjustment.
It comes on a 316L metal bracelet tapering from 20mm to 16mm at the push-button clasp side. The bracelet is modern oyster-style that has the vintage aesthetic features of the rivets on the polished sides.
The case back features “Pablo Profundo” with the serial number all being engraved.
The watch is covered by a 2 years international warranty and is part of a limited run of 200 pieces.