Our small cadre of divers exchanges looks of incredulity as the dolphin arcs and swoops between us almost playfully, despite her seemingly more pressing activity. Fifty Fathoms An attractive and rare stainless steel diver’s watch with “No Radiations” black dial, retailed by Technisub. July 25th, , GMT-Master A very attractive and fine stainless steel wristwatch with dual time zone, black matte dial, bracelet, certificate, hang tag, invoice and wallet. Cosmograph Daytona, “The Copper-Tone” An extremely rare and highly attractive yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with a champagne-copper colored dial, and white graphic “tropical” registers. They dropped them, dragged them along muddy riverbeds, baked them, froze them, and put them on the wrists of working divers at depths of up to feet. Oyster Prince Submariner “underline” A very attractive stainless steel wristwatch with black “underline” dial and pointed crown guards.
Email Facebook Twitter Pinterest. My other Tonek Rayville. TapAptPat , Gryffindor , Brucy and 2 others like this. The dolphin bobs and weaves, flapping her own tail as if trying to encourage her pup to make its exit, or perhaps to ask for our help with midwifery. And that gave me pause. The design of the Tornek-Rayville was based on Blancpain’s “Fifty Fathoms” model already in production; it was fitted with the same calibre AS and Promethium half life 2. Diameter Case, dial and movement signed. Day-Date Tridor A set of three rare and attractive yellow gold, diamond, emerald, sapphire and ruby set calendar wristwatches with tridor bracelet, centre seconds and champagne dial.
SOLD Tornek Rayville TR-900 with amazing provenance
Based on the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms, they were supplied to the U. Calatrava A possibly unique, highly attractive and large yellow gold wristwatch with indirect center seconds and black lacquered dial, retailed by E.
Hayek at Blancpain, explaining the history behind the Tornek-Rayville a-magnetic diver’s watch, Marc A. Submariner An extremely rare and highly attractive yellow gold wristwatch with date, black dial and bracelet, made for the Sultanate of Oman. Of the three, it was the Blancpain alone which passed with flying colors, meeting all criteria. Talking Watches With Gary Shteyngart.
A superb and extremely rare yellow gold open-face minute repeating perpetual calendar split seconds chronograph watch with minutes register, moon phases and enamel dial. Thus, the Blancpain was recommended for use by divers until the Bulova was ready. The watch is in original untouched condition. Calatrava An extremely rare and large pink gold wristwatch with two-tone pink dial and indirect center seconds.
September 19th, 3. For collectors, the Tornek Rayville series of watches are amongst the most unusual and sought after of all military wristwatches one can hope to find. I swivel the GoPro around to shoot video and notice something strange tg a second tail protruding from beneath the dolphin.
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A way to share and manage lots. GMT-Master A very attractive and well preserved stainless steel wristwatch with bracelet, dual-time zone, and black lacquer dial, accompanied by presentation box and certificate. Royal Oak A-Series “Oman” An extremely rare and highly attractive stainless steel wristwatch with date and rayviloe, made for the Sultanate of Oman. Debuted inBlancpain’s celebrated “Fifty Fathoms” model was toenek as the first true modern diving wristwatch.
Kennedy, was issued these Fifty Fathoms watches in their newly-conceived Tornek disguise. Suddenly I catch movement in the corner of my eye — a large animal flashes past and I abort the selfie.
It also has a custom “Olongapo” masonic solid stainless bracelet.
Tornek-Rayville TR-900 Dive Watch
The idea for the model arose when two captains of the French navy, Commander Maloubier and Idve Riffand, requested a practical solution for a watch to be used by a new unit of military combat swimmers. GMT-Master An attractive and rare yellow gold dual time zone wristwatch with date and rare President bracelet. When the wtach settled, the resulting test report Project NS Subtask 4, Test 43, 15 July, passed judgment on the three watches. Oyster Prince Submariner A very attractive stainless steel wristwatch with tropical dial, bracelet, blank guarantee, box and hangtags.
Nautilus “Jumbo” An attractive and very exclusive stainless steel wristwatch with date and bracelet, retailed by Joyeria Ricciardi, Buenos Aires. Originally Posted by David Woo. I also found myself checking the crystal for fogging after every dive, despite assurances it was watertight.
Day-Date A very rare and attractive yellow gold and diamond calendar wristwatch with bracelet and coral colored lacquered “Stella” dial.
Tornek, came up with a solution. They dropped them, dragged them along muddy riverbeds, baked them, froze them, and put them on the wrists of working divers at tornrk of up to feet.
Tornek’s letter dated 28 December to Marc A. Synchrobeat A very rare and attractive yellow gold jumping center seconds wristwatch with box.