Squale was founded by Charles von Büren in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1946 as a manufacturer of watch cases and other components for other watch brands.
This Limited Edition pays tribute to their dive heritage and specifically to their classic Charles von Büren designed Squale 1521. The watch has a limited run of 80 pieces. The 41.5mm 316L high polished stainless steel "von Büren" case has a lug to lug length of 48.5mm and a thickness of 13mm, giving the watch an impressive wrist presence. The flowing lines of the case make it very comfortable to wear. At 4 o’clock a screw-down crown recessed into the case to protect it against knocks. A 120 clicks uni-directional stainless steel bezel has a matte grey DLC coated dive insert with raised polished numerals. The bezel is screwed on for easy removal. The flat sapphire crystal has an AR coating on both sides for added visibility. An Azzurro blue Onda dial (Onda is Italian for waves) depicts the energy of the waves and the vibrant colours found in the ocean. Broad applied baton indexes are coated in SuperLuminova marking the hours. At 3 o’clock a date window. Broad sword hands are coated in SuperLuminova complemented by a centre second hand with a lumed counterweight. Text on the dial is in their traditional font. The polished screw-down case back has Squale acid-etched in the centre. Inside an Automatic ETA 2824 Elabore, 25 jewels, 28,800 beats per hour. The movement is the improved version that has been adjusted in three positions. It has hacking and hand winding functionality. The watch comes fitted on a Squale 20mm thick leather strap with a signed buckle. Comes with its original Squale presentation box and papers.
Points of Mention
This watch is sold with its original Squale Box & Paperwork. The watch comes paired on its original leather strap with a signed Squale buckle. The watch is from December 2019 and is sold in worn condition, but overall very fair condition as you can see. The watch comes with its original manufacturer warranty.