The delicate art of crafting a timepiece together from its many components is one of the most precious moments in haute horology. We captured it here for the CLERC Hydroscaph Limited Edition Central Chronograph – the orange rubber strap version.
Many watches have see-through case-back viewers. These crystal “windows” let you peek into the heart of the watch: its movement. Hydroscaphs also sport this really cool feature, but – as you’d expect – we did things a little bit different.
Our watches are designed and rated for great pressure at depth, so it wouldn’t have been wise to compromise their toughness with with a standard porthole. And since we don’t craft anything “standard” on the Hydroscaph, we gave it smaller super thick dual porthole viewers.
Deep sea diving machines must resist intense pressures when diving, so their hull windows tend to be smaller and thicker. The Hydroscaph is no different. Always tough, but always stylish.
The delicate art of crafting a timepiece together from its many components is one of the most precious moments in haute horology. We captured it here for the CLERC Hydroscaph H1 in all its intricate beauty.
The CLERC Hydroscaph is a new breed of Swiss luxury watches. How do you craft one?
You take high-tech materials, engineering know-how, and innovation to new levels giving it raw power. You then wrap this power inside the style, comfort, and elegance pure luxury requires. This marriage creates distinctly identifiable timepieces called “exploration machines”. This is the world of Hydroscaph.
Inspired by the deep oceans, these machines are designed to explore the most extreme conditions of life – above or under water – in unequaled safety, comfort and elegance. And there’s nothing else like them in the world.
Yet choosing your CLERC Hydroscaph is very simple. The stopwatch version with a C608 self-winding central chronograph movement, or the COSC-certified C609 self-winding chronometer version. Both movements beat inside the industry’s toughest and most sophisticated hand-finished watch cases with either high-density steel, black Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC), or 18K gold/black DLC steel finishes.
All Hydroscaphs are ergonomically designed for maximum performance, reliability, and comfort. Attention to detail is prevalent from the pushers, the lockable rotating bezel, the expandable lugs, the extra-thick sapphire glass, to the exhibition case-backs. And on some models, CLERC watch straps are interchangeable between vulcanized rubber, hornback crocodile, and Louisiana alligator in a vast array of amazing colors.
So no matter what model or reference you end up owning, you’ll always be ready to explore in style with a CLERC Hydroscaph.
From our hearts and hands to your wrist.