2.0232 Acier Creloi French Diver, 35mm, 1970’s


A real vintage divers gem – the ACIER CRELOI is a reinforcement steel armature French trademark. Features its original Tropic strap, in near perfect condition, as well as an attractive black dial with large, green lume Arabic numerals. Chrome plated 35mm case with nice black bezel in great condition. The watch has undergone full servicing with disassembly in our Bristol workshop. Comes with a 12-month warranty and its original vintage 20mm black Tropic rubber strap.

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Key Features

This ACIER CRELOI is a reinforcement steel armature trademark from France. It features an original Tropic strap made of elastic rubber, in near perfect condition, nicely flexible and comfortably wearable. The dial itself is an attractive black with large, block Arabic numerals – very easily readable and with a nice fresh looking green lume. The timepiece has a 34mm chrome plated case, in great condition, with a stainless steel screw caseback featuring the well known aqualung diver emblem. Combined with the original strap and stylish dial, this watch really is a truly authentic French vintage divers timepiece. Read more about French vintage diving watches Here.

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 its original 20 mm black Tropic rubber strap.


Case and Strap

  • Circular case with black bezel.
  • Chrome plated case body.
  • Acrylic crystal.
  • Stainless steel screw down caseback.
  • Dustproof, rainproof, splash-proof.


  • Width w/o crown 35 mm.
  • Width w/ crown 39 mm.
  • Full height 45 mm.
  • Thickness 10.9 mm.
  • Strap width 20 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original black dialperfect condition.
  • Chunky Arabic numerals 2, 4, 8, 10, 12 with green lume.
  • Black style indexes with green lume.
  • Acier Creloi” signature on dial below numeral 12 position.
  • Small seconds subdial in crosshair design.
  • Pencil’ style silver-tone hands with lume.


  • French-made movement.
  • FE 233-60 caliber.
  • 15 jewels.
  • Manual wind.
  • Antichoc shockproof.
  • Satin finishing of plates and bridges.
  • Sunburst pattern wheels polished screws.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 1 weeks cyclic test
  • Average timekeeping range: 15-30 sec/day

Servicing and Guarantee

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Case material

Chrome plated

Dial tone




Size grade

32-35 mm

Year approx