When launched in 1997, the Aquanaut created a sensation. It was young, modern and unexpected. Its case was a rounded octagon, inspired by that of the Nautilus. And it sported a “tropical” strap, made of a new composite material ultra-resistant to wear, salt water and uv radiation.
Self-winding mechanical movement. Caliber 26‑330 S C. Date. Sweep seconds.
Black embossed dial.
Stainless steel. Screw down crown. Sapphire-crystal case back. Water resistant to 120m. Case diameter (10-4 o’clock): 40.8 mm. Height: 8.1 mm.
BRACELET / STRAP
“Tropical“ composite black strap. Fold-over clasp.
26-330 S C SELF-WINDING
Date in an aperture. Sweep seconds. Diameter: 27 mm. Thickness: 3.3 mm. Number of parts: 212. Jewels: 30. Power reserve: min. 35 hours – max. 45 hours. Winding rotor: 21K gold central rotor. Balance: Gyromax®. Frequency: 28,800 semi-oscillations/hour (4 Hz). Balance spring: Spiromax®. Hallmark: Patek Philippe Seal.