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2.0148 COMETE Diver CETEHOR Certified, France, 1970’s

£157.50

1970’s COMETE, CETEHOR certified retro diver wristwatch. The model bears the name  CETEHOR – Centre Technique de l’Industrie Horlogère (the French horological industry  technical centre), and has been tested and inspected by this institution. This model was the most popular of the Comete’s, due to well balanced size, quality bezel and eye-catching black dial. In great condition, has undergone full servicing with disassembly in our Bristol workshop. Comes with a 12-month warranty and  20mm black strap with white thread detail.

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Key Features

This 1970’s COMETE diver is CETEHOR certified. It’s an interesting model bearing the name of the  French institution, CETEHOR – Centre Technique de l’Industrie Horlogère (the technical centre of the horological industry). This model has been tested and inspected in that institution. A video with individuals involved in the creation of this timepiece is available in the ‘Links and Resources’ section. 

This particular model is the most popular of the Comete’s, due to its well balanced size, quality bezel and the black eye-catching, satin-textured dial. Its size: 38 x 42.5 mm, thick 20mm strap – is a nice, retro style, still suitable and comfortable 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. Comes with new, black genuine leather strap.

Overview

Case and Strap

  • Original, tonneau style case.
  • Rotating metal bezel with minutes.
  • Chrome-plated case.
  • Acrylic crystal.
  • Stainless steel caseback with “Controle Cetehor, Besancon, Normes 15-12 Export”, “Stainless steel; 40 metres waterproof” signature.
  • New, 20mm black genuine leather strap with white thread detail.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 33.8 mm.
  • Width w/crown 35.5 mm.
  • Height 34.2 mm.
  • Thickness 7 mm.
  • Strap width 18 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original, black sunburst gradient dial.
  • Mirror blinking, applied hour indices.
  • “Comète” signature below 12.
  • Square calendar date window at numeral 3 position.
  • Silver-tone ‘block’ style hands with lume.
  • Long, silver-tone seconds hand.

Movement

  • French-made movement.
  • Jeambrun 23DC caliber.
  • Manual.
  • 17 jewels.
  • Shockproof.
  • Satin-brushed plates and bridges.
  • Mirror polished wheels and screws.

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.
  • 20mm black leather strap with white thread detail.
  • 12-month warranty.
  • Guarantee Terms and Conditions. 

Links and Resources:

Presentation Video About CETEHOR Besancon – Centre Technique de l’Industrie Horlogère.

About CETEHOR (brief). 

Jeambrun 23DC Movement Specs. 

 

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Case material

Chrome plated

Dial tone

Black/dark

Origin

France

Size grade

36-38 mm

Year approx

1970