Category Archives: ISO-certified

BaselWorld 2012: Serious Diver’s Chronograph from Certina

Last year, Certina regaled us with an ISO 6425-certified three-hands Professional Diver’s watch. This year, the brand decided to adapt the case construction to accomodate a variant of the ubiquitous 7750 workhorse. The new DS action diver measures 45.2 mm of diameter and complies with ISO 6425. This means that every single watch goes through stringent testing before […]

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Happy New Year! The Most Popular Posts of 2011

As the editor, I would like to wish the reader a Happy New Year, and thank them for their support throughout the year 2011, either by visiting our posts or by linking to them on horological forums. WatchProjects.com consistently started publishing news about boutique brands in July 2009 and the site traffic almost doubled between December […]

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New German Manufacture Chronograph With Central Minute Counter

Last month saw the simultaneous release by two competing German brands of a new chronograph calibre with central minute hand. This particular display replicates a function of the legendary and sadly discontinued Lemania 5100: namingly, a central minute counter allowing a more natural reading of measured time than the ubiquitous 30 minutes subdial commonly found […]

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Certina DS Action Diver

Hat tip to WorldTempus.com Owned by the Swatch Group, Certina isn’t exactly your typical small independent brand. For the last decade of the 20th century, Certina was positioned below Tissot in terms of pricing and finish. But over the past few years, the brand has benefitted from a quality increase in design and movements. Now, Certina use amongst […]

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