When launched in 1997, the Aquanaut created a sensation. It was young, modern and unexpected. Its case was a rounded octagon, inspired by that of the Nautilus. And it sported a “tropical” strap, made of a new composite material ultra-resistant to wear, salt water and uv radiation.
Dial: “Safari Brown” embossed dial, gold applied numerals. Steel. Diameter (10 – 4 o’clock): 35.6 mm. Height: 7,77 mm. Screw-down crown. Water resistant to 120 m. Solid case back. Taupe polymer material. Aquanaut fold-over clasp. 46 diamonds: ~1 ct. (bezel). Date in an aperture. Sweep seconds hand.
Diameter: 23.9 mm. Height: 2.5 mm. Parts: 80. Jewels: 8. Quartz frequency: 32,768 Hz. Power source: Silver oxide battery 1.55 V. Battery life: about 3 years.