In the world of diving watches, there is a name that resonates with heritage and craftsmanship: Titoni. The journey began in 1963 when the first Seascoper was introduced, not yet under the Titoni brand but its parent, Felca. It wasn’t just another diver’s watch; it was one of the inaugural timepieces that won the hearts of underwater adventurers. Its practical design and the exceptional legibility of its dial made it legendary among 1960s diving watches.
Fast forward to today, and Titoni has marked a new epoch with its latest incarnation: the Seascoper 600 Retro. This watch is a testament to Titoni’s relentless pursuit of precision and durability. The Seascoper 600 is waterproof to an impressive depth of 600 meters, designed to meet the exacting demands of professional divers.
The Seascoper 600 Retro is powered by the T10 manufacture movement. This in-house caliber is not only a hallmark of quality but also a bold statement of independence in the watchmaking world. An added bonus is that it is also a COSC-certified chronometer. The navy-blue dial exudes a sense of purpose, harmoniously paired with retro-style design elements that give a nod to its illustrious past. The hands and dive time markers on the rotating ceramic bezel are finished in a striking copper-gold, standing out against the backdrop of the dark abyss.
Swiss Super-LumiNova “Old Radium” brings an intriguing twist to this watch. It carries an orange hue in daylight, imparting a vintage aura that’s hard to miss. In the absence of light, it glows in a high-intensity yellow-green, ensuring that time checks are never a gamble, even in the most challenging conditions.
The Seascoper 600 Retro doesn’t just embrace the aesthetics of yesteryears but also ensures ruggedness. The special gasket system on the winding crown ensures the watch is watertight, and the robust 42 mm stainless steel case protects the movement against water, pressure, impacts, and dust. The anti-clockwise rotating ceramic bezel features a luminous zero mark, and the serrated edge of the bezel ensures ease of use, a crucial feature when every second counts.
The transparent case back is an ode to the sea, reminiscent of a ship’s porthole, offering an unhindered view of the COSC-certified T10 movement. And then there’s the folding clasp with a diver’s extension, a purposely designed feature that addresses the specific needs of divers. When suited up with diving gear, the circumference of a diver’s wrist increases significantly. The divers’ extension on the Seascoper 600 Retro addresses this by allowing the bracelet to easily and quickly extend to fit over a wetsuit. This clever addition is incorporated seamlessly into the design, ensuring the watch remains snug and secure, no matter the conditions.
The navy-blue dial, combined with the ceramic bezel, copper-gold hands, and “Old Radium” Swiss Super-LumiNova, create a timepiece that’s not just a watch but an instrument to use. And it’s not just about looks; the indices, hours, and hands are all coated with luminous paint, glowing bright in the dark depths, reaffirming the Seascoper 600 Retro’s commitment to safety and functionality.
The Seascoper 600 Retro by Titoni is a bridge between the glorious past and the innovative future of diving watches, a perfect companion for those who seek reliability, precision, and style beneath the waves. At this price point, it really does not get any better than this!
Price & Availability
The Titoni Seascoper 600 Retro is available to buy on the TITONI SHOP and in Titoni authorized retailers worldwide.
- Price: EUR 2,030
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