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2.0155 Yema/Jopel ‘Sous-Marine’ Diving Watch, France 1960’s

£216.00

YEMA/JOPEL  ‘Sous-Marine’ diving watch with date feature and rotating bezel. Chrome plated, 38mm case with concave lugs, rotating bezel, and positive warm tone dial face. The watch has been serviced with full disassembly, cleaning, oiling and adjusting. Comes with 12-month guarantee and 19mm beige nylon strap.

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Key Features

Great quality YEMA/JOPEL  ‘Sous-Marine’ diving watch with date feature and rotating bezel. Jopel, the famous Yema sub brand, is printed on the dial, while the Yema logo is engraved on the caseback. Due to its shape and size, this is a pleasant timepiece to wear – with its concave lugs, rotating bezel, and positive warm tone dial face. 

About Yema 

Jopel is a sub brand of the famous Yema watchmaking company. Yema, France made its history and fame through diving watches like this one. The Sous-Marine watch, meaning Submariner, was produced during approximately the same years as the famous Rolex Submariner. The Yema Sous-Marine was tested and used by the Jacques Yves Cousteau Calypso team, after which it became a super popular watch model in France.

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 a beige nylon strap.

Overview

Case and Strap

  • Original, circular shaped case with rotating bezel.
  • Chrome plated.
  • Acrylic crystal.
  • Stainless steel screw caseback.
  • Dust-proof.
  • Crown with case protection on both sides.
  • Beige, nylon strap.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 38 mm.
  • Width w/crown 40 mm.
  • Height 40 mm.
  • Thickness 12 mm.
  • Strap width 19 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original, two-tone dark brown and yellow-orange dial.
  • White, block style indices.
  • “Jopel” signature with emblem in white.
  • White, rectangular date window over numeral 3 position.
  • Black, ‘stick’ style hour and minute hands with white lume (re-lumed with faux patina).
  • Long red centre seconds hand.

Movement

  • French-made movement.
  • FE-140-1B caliber.
  • 17 jewels.
  • Manual winding.
  • Shockproof – Antichoc 102.
  • Satin-brushed bridges.
  • Polished wheel and screws.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 2 weeks cyclic test.
  • Average timekeeping range: 15-40 sec/day.

Servicing and Guarantee

  • Fully serviced with disassembly in our Bristol shop.
  • Mechanics in full working order.
  • Beige, nylon strap.
  • 12-month warranty.
  • Guarantee Terms and Conditions.

Links and Resources:

Yema History on Official Website. 

FE-140-1B Movement Specs.

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Dial tone

Black/dark, Yellow/orange

Origin

France

Year approx

1960

Case material

Chrome plated

Size grade

36-38 mm