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. Caliber 324 S C. Date. Sweep seconds. Dial: brown embossed dial, gold applied numerals with luminescent coating. Chocolate brown composite strap. Fold-over clasp. Case: rose gold. Screw down crown. Sapphire-crystal case back. Water resistant to 120 m. Case diameter (10-4 o’clock): 40 mm. Height: 8.1 mm.