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.
Mechanical self-winding movement.
324 S C.
Date in an aperture.
Sweep seconds hand.
Bezel set with 46 diamonds (~1 ct).
Dial: “Pure White” embossed dial, gold applied numerals.
“Tropical” composite strap.
Aquanaut fold-over clasp.
Case: rose gold.
Sapphire-crystal case back.
Water resistant to 120 m.
Case diameter (10 – 4 o’clock): 35.6 mm.
Height: 8.5 mm.