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2.0350 *XXL* ALMO dual bezel GMT Pepsi diver, 1970s

£270.00 (incl. VAT) £243.00 (incl. VAT)

An imposing classic Pepsi style ALMO Diver from the 1970s, fit for a larger wrist!  The chrome plated case features two bezels, an external GMT bezel with the highly collectible Pepsi colour scheme, and an internal dive timer bezel that can be adjusted with the topmost winding crown. The economy class CRC 960 calibre movement has Swiss lever escapement, so it works perfectly despite its 50+ years of age.

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Key Features

This oversized French diver is a refreshing find for our vintage collection. The movement is over 50 years old, but because of the jewelled Swiss lever escapement, it runs beautifully and is fully repairable, unlike its pin lever kin. The large (43mm excluding the crown!) chrome plated case is a squarish, rounded off edge shape, with a Pepsi colour scheme external bezel for measuring GMT time. Beneath the acrylic crystal is an internal bezel for measuring dive time, and in the centre of this concentric dense embellishment of bezels is the matte black dial. Alternating painted indices and Arabic numerals in red and white surround the steel baton style hands, which after half a century still retain enough lume to glow brightly in the dark. A terrific choice for a large wrist owner, multi-functional and fully working timepiece.

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 rare, high-quality Tropic rubber strap.

Overview

Case and Strap

  • Chrome plated case.
  • Stainless steel screw-down caseback.
  • Stainless steel winding crowns (one for adjusting internal bezel).
  • External aluminium GMT bezel with ‘Pepsi’ colouring.
  • Splashproof/weatherproof.
  • Acrylic crystal.
  • New 20mm tan calf leather strap.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown: 43mm
  • Width w/ crown: 45.8mm
  • Full height: 40.7mm
  • Thickness: 12.5mm
  • Strap width: 20mm

Dial and Hands

  • Matte black dial.
  • Painted red indices and Arabic numerals.
  • Internal dive timer bezel.
  • Signed ‘ALMO’ below 12 position.
  • Steel baton style hands with remnants of lume.
  • Date indicator at 3 position.

Movement

  • French made movement.
  • CRC 960 calibre.
  • Manual wind.
  • Jewelled pallet lever escapement.
  • 17 jewels.
  • Date indicator.
  • Antichoc protection.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 1 week cyclic test.
  • Average timekeeping range: 20-40 sec/day.

Servicing and Guarantee

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