The Deep Diver is limited to a strict 500 pieces worldwide, with very few even to be offered for sale within the United States. The Luminox Deep Diver Automatic is one of the finest watches Luminox has ever created and each watch is individually numbered.
The Deep Dive Series complies with the strict, high standards of the Norm International Standards Organization ISO 6425 for diving watches and even exceeds those standards for visibility in darkness. Of course that's not much of a surprise to those familiar with Luminox.
You see Luminox uses Tritium for the illumination and it is by far the most important feature on any of their watches. The Deep Diver Series 1500 delivers unmatched visibility underwater with ice blue and bright green Luminox Light Technology (LLT) Tritium Gas encased in tiny glass tubes that glow brightly and continuously for up to 25 years.
Notice in the photograph how the unique use of blue and green Tritium lights creates an unusually easy-to-read dial, even in dark, deep waters. and you do not need to "push a button" to read the time perfectly. In fact, this watch will glow brightly even if kept in total darkness 24 hours a day. Luminox actually guarantees the illumination for 10 full years!
Of course that is standard fair for Luminox. But what is unusual is the fact that this Luminox is powered by a mechanical Swiss Made Automatic ETA 2826-2 jeweled selfwinding movement. This movement withstands the rigors of extremely depth diving and requires no battery changes.
The Deep Diver is water resistant to 500 meters (1625 feet) and features an automatic helium release valve and a patented Bezel Locking System that also serves to protect the crown. The case is solid stainless steel. The special design of the Deep Diver Automatic contains custom gaskets, a screw-down crown and case back, an extra-thick sapphire crystal, and an integrated polyurethane rubber dive strap with wet suit polyurethane extension dive strap.
And to top it all off, each Deep Diver Automatic comes in a special water-resistant box which can be used to safely store a mobile phone, camera, or other personal valuables on the rough sea.
Officially available in 3 colors (White, Blue and Orange) it's an impressive watch and will be hard to get a hold of this holiday season. For more information, or to order one for yourself, head on over to Gem of the Day, Topflight Watches or Time4Tritium.
And stay tuned... More new watches are on the way.