2.0208 INEXO Diving Watch, France, 1970’s

£190.00

Vintage French ‘Mini-Rolex-Submariner’. Features simple military-style black and lume face with the addition of a pop of colour in the small red seconds hand. Chrome plated, 32mm case body with distinctively shaped rotating bezel and crown guard. The watch is a cozy and comfortable fit on the wrist, is in great original condition with a near-perfect dial and like new movement. The watch has undergone full servicing with disassembly in our Bristol workshop, and comes with a 12-month warranty and mm new, high-quality nylon strap.

Key Features

Vintage French ‘Mini-Rolex-Submariner’ with a distinctive bezel shape, crown guard, and and eye catching black dial offset by yellow lumed numerals. The watch is in  great original condition, the dial is just about near-perfect and the movement is like new. Impressively, it still holds WR30M even at its 50 years of age! The timepiece features a simple yet effective military-style black and lume face with the small red accent of the seconds hand giving the whole thing a little pop of colour. The sizing is also a nice, cozy fit, not too large and very comfortable and attractive on the 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, high-quality nylon strap.

Overview

Case and Strap

  • Original, circular case with rotating bezel.
  • Chrome plated case body.
  • Acrylic crystal.
  • Stainless steel screw caseback with engraved aqualung diver.
  • 3ATM waterproof.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 32 mm.
  • Width w/ crown 35.3 mm.
  • Full height 41.8 mm.
  • Thickness 12.4 mm.
  • Strap width 17 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original black dial.
  • Yellow lume military style Arabic numerals.
  • Signed “INEXO” below numeral 12 position.
  • Quirky date window at 3.
  • TV screen style second subdial at 6.
  • Silver-tone ‘hammerhead’ style hour hand and slim minute hand with lume.
  • Small red seconds hand.

Movement

  • French-made movement.
  • FE 233-66 caliber.
  • 15 jewels.
  • Manual wind.
  • Date wheel.
  • Incabloc shockproof.
  • 40+ hours power reserve.
  • Waffle pattern plates and bridges.
  • Mirror polished wheels and screws.

Testing Results

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

Servicing and Guarantee

Links and Resources:

About the French Diving Watch Boom.

Other French Diving Watches in Our Collection.

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Case material

Chrome plated

Dial tone

Black/dark

Origin

France

Size grade

32-35 mm

Year approx

1970