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Back to the ’80s: Doxa Introduces the Sub 600T (With Hands-On Photo Gallery) | Features

Iconic Swiss dive-watch model Doxa has turn out to be well-known within the fashionable period for its classic impressed designs. Final month, Doxa launched the most recent replace to its catalog on this stylistic vein, the Nineteen Eighties-inspired Doxa SUB 600T.

These aware of Doxa almost certainly know the model greatest for types derived primarily from the Nineteen Sixties and ‘70s, most distinguished amongst them being the SUB 300 and its associated SUB 300T collections. In recent times, nevertheless, Doxa has positioned an elevated emphasis on reviving a few of its lesser recognized historic references, together with final 12 months’s SUB 200, and continues that effort with its newest launch, the SUB 600T.

A look on the new watch reveals a timepiece that bears many acquainted fashionable design components but in addition reveals a number of distinctive angle. Notably, the 40-mm metal case of the SUB 600T encompasses a sharp angular design, with a doubled outer dive bezel and a 4 o’clock crown, all collectively presenting a very retro look. The bezel is on the market in both metal or ceramic, with the ceramic variations supplied at a slight premium.

Beneath the sapphire crystal is a dial that’s introduced in a plethora of colorways which have turn out to be acquainted to Doxa followers — orange, silver, black, navy, yellow, and turquoise. Every dial coloration finds matching accents on the bezel — along with an identical coloration on the watch’s rubber strap, in the event you select this feature over a metal bracelet.

The dial, just like the case, delivers an ‘80s-inspired aesthetic, with pentagonal quarter-hour markers, small circles at every of the opposite hour positions, and a 3 o’clock date window. Off-center scripts add to its distinctive look, whereas a lume-accented, extremely seen sword-style handset sweep over all of it with an accompanying square-accented seconds pointer. Contained in the timepiece, the Sellita SW 200-1 beats behind a strong caseback, which helps present the watch with its namesake 600 meters of water resistance.

Total, the Doxa Sub 600T embraces its position as a sturdy-wearing, professional-grade timepiece, which in conventional Doxa style has simply sufficient strong angle and energetic coloration to maintain you engaged on land to sea and again once more. The brand new watch begins in pricing at $1,450 on a rubber strap and $1,490 on a metal bracelet when geared up with a metal bezel, and goes up as much as $1,550 and $1,590, respectively, with a ceramic bezel.

To be taught extra, go to Doxa, right here. Scroll down for a choice of hands-on photographs.