Alpina is including 4 new Seastrong Diver 300 Computerized fashions to its well-liked dive watch assortment this yr. A sensible and rugged-looking watch, the updates are all aesthetic and are geared in the direction of making the Seastrong Diver 300 much more legible. Instantly impressed by the model’s heritage, these new fashions proceed the proud custom established final century by Alpina timepieces, specifically the 1960s Seastrong 10.
The 4 new fashions within the Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 Computerized assortment are introduced in metal 44mm instances, three of that are completed with a titanium PVD coating and one with a bronze PVD coating. All 4 fashions have considerably of a classic vibe happening, however that is most pronounced with the bronze mannequin. Its darkish brown/black dial options utilized beige luminous indexes – sometimes called “fauxtina” – and is framed by a 60-minute unidirectional brown bezel with beige luminous markers.
The titanium-coated fashions supply the selection of a gray or navy blue dial, with an identical gray or navy blue unidirectional bezel. All 4 fashions now characteristic a sector dial full with a chapter ring. The design seems to be borrowed from the Seastrong Diver GMT and, together with the big luminous indexes and fingers, assist make the watch much more legible. A date window seems at three o’clock whereas the triangle on the bezel at 12 o’clock is a nod to the model’s emblem.
The case is rated water resistant to 300m (1,000ft) and is provided with a clear screw-in caseback and screw-in crown. Inside is the AL-525 computerized calibre, beating at 28,800vph and providing a 38-hour energy reserve – this motion is a strong, Swiss-made Sellita base. All 4 fashions are delivered on classic leather-based straps with a further rubber strap.
There are already a number of Seastrong Diver 300 Computerized fashions within the line-up and so it’s not clear whether or not these new fashions will substitute the present ones or complement them. As at all times with Alpina, these fashions supply nice worth for cash. Urged retail value is EUR 1,295 for all 4 fashions. Extra information at www.alpinawatches.com.