2.0189 OR’DRIVE Vintage Diving Watch, France, 1970’s

£240.00

Vintage OR’DRIVE military black-and-lume style diving watch.  Chrome plated, 36mm tonneau style case with original black dial. The watch features a rotating metal bezel and comfortable lug shape, and is about 3 ATM waterproof, in great condition for its age. The watch has undergone full servicing with disassembly in our Bristol workshop. Comes with a 12-month warranty and 18mm new, black nylon strap.

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Key Features

Vintage OR’DRIVE military black-and-lume style diving watch.  This timepiece is a great size and shape, and runs perfectly – like new – it holds all you could want in an authentic 1970’s diving watch, ready for daily wear.

The interesting case combines cushion shaped and angled tool-like surfaces, with a rotating metal bezel, while the lug shape makes it sit very pleasantly on the wrist. This timepiece is about 3 ATM waterproof and in great condition for its age. 

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, tonneau style case with rotating bezel.
  • Chrome plated.
  • Acrylic crystal.
  • Stainless steel caseback.
  • 3ATM waterproof.
  • Black nylon strap.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 36 mm
  • Width w/ crown 38 mm
  • Full height 41 mm
  • Thickness 12 mm
  • Strap width 18 mm

Dial and Hands

  • Original black dial.
  • Military style Arabic numerals 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12.
  • “OR’DRIVE” signature below numeral 12 position.
  • Small crosshair design seconds subdial over numeral 6 position.
  • Original silver-tone block style hands with lume.

Movement

  • French-made movement.
  • FE 233-60 caliber
  • 15 jewels.
  • Manual winding.
  • Antichoc 102 shockproof.
  • Satin brushed plates and 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:

French Diving Watches Review. 

Other French Divers in our Collection. 

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Case material

Chrome plated

Dial tone

Black/dark

Origin

France

Size grade

36-38 mm

Year approx

1970