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2.0145 TEKEL Diver for FIAT, France 1970’s

£206.00

1970’s TEKEL ‘special issue’ diver watch for FIAT, with stamped “SOMECA FIAT” signature on caseback. Chrome plated, 36mm case with large black rotating bezel. Original sunburst lack dial with lume numerals, indices and hands – all still glowing well. This watch is an interesting one, as despite its 50 years of age, its design looks fairly modern. Everything is in prime condition, the timepiece can even still be used as a diver, having passed a 3 ATM test. Has undergone full servicing with disassembly at our Bristol workshop. Comes with a 12-month warranty and 19/20mm genuine brown leather strap.

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Key Features

This 1970’s TEKEL diver watch is a special issue for the FIAT division, with a stamped signature on the caseback.

Its substantial size and thickness gives it a nice, handy shape, while the dial design is perfectly readable and plays pleasantly in the light, even the old lume on the indices and hands still glow well. Despite its age, this timepiece doesn’t really look vintage, and actually appears more like a design from more recent years. The metal case shines, the bezel rotates well, and the watch has even passed a waterproof test 3ATM with flying colours, which is rare for a 50 year old timepiece. The movement is running well, has been serviced and is ready for daily wear.

Servicing and Guarantee

This timepiece has been serviced with full disassembly in our Bristol workshop. There is a 12-month guarantee, subject to the usage and care guidelines. Includes a 19/20 mm brown genuine leather strap with white thread detail.

Overview

Case and Strap

  • Original, tonneau shaped case with large rotating bezel.
  • Chrome plated.
  • Pan shaped, acrylic crystal.
  • Stainless steel screw back.
  • “Someca Fiat” on caseback.
  • Small, waterproof type crown.
  • Waterproof – 3 ATM test passed.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 36 mm.
  • Width w/crown 38.2 mm.
  • Height 43 mm.
  • Thickness 12.3 mm.
  • Strap width 19-20 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original, black sunburst gradient dial.
  • Applied, silver-tone indices with lume.
  • Arabic numerals 6, 12 printed on lume base layer – typical French feature – with white border.
  • “Tekel” signature below 12.
  • Quirky, ‘rectangular’ shaped date window at 6 position.
  • Round tipped ‘pencil’ shaped, silver-tone hour and minute hands with lume.
  • Long, thin silver-tone seconds hand.

Movement

  • French-made movement.
  • Lorsa P75A caliber.
  • 17 jewels.
  • Manual.
  • Calendar date counter.
  • Shockproof.
  • Basic plates and bridges finishing.
  • Satin-brushed wheels.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 2 weeks cyclic test.
  • Average timekeeping range: 20-40 sec/day.

Servicing and Guarantee

  • Fully serviced with disassembly in our Bristol shop.
  • Mechanics in full working order.
  • Brown genuine leather strap with white thread detail.
  • 12-month warranty.
  • Guarantee Terms and Conditions. 

Links and Resources:

About SOMECA FIAT. 

Lorsa P75A Movement Specs.

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Case material

Chrome

Dial tone

Black/dark

Origin

France

Size grade

36-38 mm

Year approx

1970