The most recent member of the Patravi ScubaTec dive household presents the efficiency attributes of knowledgeable dive watch and helps a great trigger on the identical time; on this case, the black manta ray. Utilizing the identical 44.6mm case and COSC-certified computerized motion because the 2017 Patravi ScubaTec Manta Belief watch, the 2019 mannequin comes with a black DLC-coated titanium case and a black and bronze color scheme throughout the bezel, dial, and strap.
Company social accountability (CSR) is turning into virtually as vital as of late as an organization’s merchandise and latching onto a great trigger – be it environmental sustainability, philanthropy or moral enterprise practices – is gaining traction amongst watch manufacturers. Within the case of Carl F. Bucherer, the black manta ray (or fairly, the UK-based Manta Belief Charity) would be the beneficiary of a part of the proceeds generated by the sale of the Patravi ScubaTec Black Manta Particular Version. Particularly, the charity will likely be channelling a few of the funds to a analysis mission learning motion patterns and behavior of manta rays within the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.
Severe dive credentials
Two years in the past the primary Patravi ScubaTec Manta Belief was launched in a black/gray model with a few manta rays gliding throughout the dial and engraved on the caseback. However don’t be misled into considering that this was only a ‘really feel good’ watch to appease the environmental conscience of desk divers; the ScubaTec Manta Belief was and is knowledgeable device watch geared up with a helium launch valve and diving capability of 500m.
The 44.6mm case of the 2019 Patravi ScubaTec Black Manta is constituted of ultra-light black DLC-coated titanium – a novelty for CFB. The color scheme of the watch matches the cool technical nature of the black DLC-coated titanium with touches of bronze to evoke diving instruments of yesteryear. The stable unidirectional rotating bezel is constituted of titanium and ceramic and echoes the bronze/black color scheme of the watch with a bronze-coloured space to point the all-important 15-minute countdown perform for divers. The deep notches on the bezel are supposed to help divers set the time sporting gloves. A helium valve at eight o’clock and the screwed-down crown and caseback assert the watch’s major vocation. The utilized indices and the guidelines of the fingers are handled with Tremendous-LumiNova and emit a blue glow at nighttime. A collection of horizontal grooves traverse the black dial and within the centre are the silhouettes of two manta rays painted in a bronze color.
Ready to carry out beneath the waves and supply precision on land, the watch includes a date window at three o’clock and boasts a COSC-certified motion. Beneath the screw-down caseback engraved with a black manta ray, is the automated CFB 1950.1 calibre based mostly on a Swiss ETA 2824-2 – 4Hz frequency, computerized winding, 38h energy reserve, 25 jewels – with COSC- chronometer certification.
In line with the conservation theme, the watch comes with a black textile strap composed principally from recycled PET bottles with bronze stitching and a folding clasp in DLC-coated titanium. The Patravi ScubaTec Black Manta is a particular version. Value will likely be CHF 6,900. Extra particulars on www.carl-f-bucherer.com.