2.0179 *XXL* ANJAX ‘PEPSI’ Style GMT Diving Watch, France 1970’s

£290.00

Large, complicated 1970’s French ANJAX PEPSI diving watch. Compressor-style dual crown and dual GMT bezel, with the iconic Pepsi red and blue accents on bezel. All in great cosmetic and technical condition, works perfectly despite its 50 years of age. A perfect original retro gadget fully prepared for daily wear. The watch has undergone full servicing with disassembly in our Bristol workshop. Comes with a 12-month warranty and high quality 20mm black nylon strap.

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Key Features

Extra large, vintage dual-crown dual-bezel diving watch with the now famous PEPSI design of blue & red on the GMT Worldtimer bezel. This fantastic watch features an inner dive duration bezel operated by the top crown, and a two-crown ‘compressor style’ cushion shaped case, with a thick screw caseback with an aqualung man emblem.

This vintage timepiece is still multi-functional and works perfectly, the coolest choice for any large sized wrist.

Servicing and Guarantee

This timepiece has been serviced with full disassembly. There is a 12-month guarantee, subject to the usage and care guidelines. The watch comes with a new, black nylon strap.

Overview

Case and Strap

  • Original case with red and blue PEPSI design GMT Worldtimer bezel.
  • Chrome plated case.
  • Acrylic crystal.
  • Stainless steel screw caseback.
  • Dust-proof.
  • New black nylon strap included.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 44.6 mm.
  • Width w/ crown 45 mm.
  • Full height 43 mm.
  • Thickness 13 mm.
  • Strap width 19 – 20 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original white sunburst dial.
  • Gold-tone geometric style Arabic numerals 6, 9, 12.
  • Gold-tone indices
  • “ANJAX” signature below numeral 12 position.
  • Wonky date window over numeral 3 position.
  • ‘Stick’ style black steel hour and minute hands with white fill.
  • Long black centre seconds hand.
  • No lume on hands or dial, but it can be added in our workshop.

Movement

  • French-made movement.
  • Lorsa P75 A caliber.
  • 17 jewels.
  • Manual winding.
  • Satin-brushed bridges.
  • Polished wheels and screws.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 2 weeks cyclic test.
  • Average timekeeping range: 15-30 sec/day.

Servicing and Guarantee

Links and Resources:

Similar JAZ Worldtimer GMT Diver. 

Lorsa P75A Movement Specs. 

About Collecting French Divers (review coming soon).

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Case material

Chrome plated

Dial tone

Beige/White/Silver

Origin

France

Size grade

42-45 mm

Year approx

1970