Certina DS-1 – sporty and elegant
Certina DS-1 automatic is a classic watch, both sporty and elegant. It provides a double security. Since the first models were launched in 1960, Swiss made DS-1 watches have achieved a great worldwide popularity, thanks to its reliability, precision and innovation.
With Double Security concept, Certina set new standards of water and shock resistance. Its watches feature o-ring gasket on stem, two o-ring gaskets in crown, specific gasket on case back and reinforced case back.
The first DS-1 watches proved their quality in the Himalayas expedition. Ever since, Certina’s watches have successfully withstood all changes in temperature, pressure and altitude, even in most extreme conditions.
The new Certina DS-1 watch keeps a retro look, but at the same time, brings a new handsome moments, with a noticeable impact of modern design. For those who like a classic sport watches, with an analog display, Certina DS-1 is a stunning piece for a more than a good price.
The 39 mm case is made of polished and satin finished 316L stainless steel and comes with a stylish slim bezel, which gives an impression of clarity and leaves an open view on a black or “ivory” dial. Hour markers, stick hands, as well as Arabic numerals on other dial that shows minutes, provide high legibility.
Simple but authentic design is completed with two perpendicular lines that cross at the watch’s center, in a unique harmony of lines.
Swiss made ETA 2824-2 automatic movement
As a member of Swatch Group, Certina DS-1 uses a powerful Swiss made ETA 2824-2 automatic movement, which provides a great reliability and accuracy. Arm and wrist movements spin the rotor in a mechanism, which in turn winds the main spring, eliminating the need for a battery.
A superb mechanism is protected with a scratch resistant sapphire crystal, which is part of the Certina’s famous DS concept.
Metal bracelet or a good quality leather strap, with metal clasps mach perfectly to a classic elegant look of Certina DS-1, which is very similar to a more famous and much expensive watch from another “Swiss made family”, Tag Heuer Carrera.
Men’s watches by Certina travel alongside the life of today’s modern man with top class and reliability. They strike the right chord with sobriety and harmony in sport-classical product lines, while in extreme sport series, their cutting-edge technology and dynamism exude bold, exclusive character.
This sports-oriented watch company uses finest materials and technology to craft the best quality watches at an affordable price.
According to a Certina’s high standard for its sport watches, DS-1 automatic has a solid water-resistance to 100 meters.