The brilliant B-42 Diver GMT 3 Time Zones Watch is another example of the exceptional construction, characteristic for Fortis Watches. Advanced technologies used in its crafting, combined with reliability are the reason for the company’s popularity and the fact that this company is the official supplier of Russian Cosmonauts, Russian pilots and Swiss Air Force pilots.
The fascinating Fortis B-42 Diver wristwatch is fitted in a three-part case which is made of brushed stainless steel and has the diameter of 42 mm and the thickness of precisely 12.8 mm. This advanced timekeeping instrument possesses a bi-directional turning bezel (60 divisions) with a 24h scale. It also has an enlarged crown with the Fortis logo and a screw-down case back embossed with the emblems of the Russian space authorities. The case back includes a mineral crystal that allows a peak at its awesome automatic mechanical Swiss-made ETA 2893-2 movement, with 21 jewels and 28,800 semi-vibrations per hour. For additional resilience, this movement has the Incabloc shock absorber that guards the jewels.
The mesmerizing silver dial of this fantastic Fortis watch from the B-42 Diver series is guarded with a high-quality, durable sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides. Since this watch has a large case and dial, it also includes improved legibility. It also has a GMT hand with twenty four hour bezel, which allows the wearer to see three different time zones. The dial has a flange with 24 h GMT scale and a date display at the tree o’clock position. In its vicinity, there’s also a triangle that illustrates the direction of rotating the crown for quick adjustment. Besides, there are blue Arabic numbers, as well as the indices with yellow Superluminova. The hour, minute and second hands are blue, its GMT hand has a blue arrow head, whereas the second hand includes a white Superluminova dot.
This nice watch from the B-42 Diver edition of Maritime collection (that also includes the B-42 Marinemaster Chronograph) of Fortis Watches has a neat bracelet made of stainless steel. The silver-colored bracelet is 20 mm wide, of standard men’s length and fastens with a fold-over clasp. This great timepiece is water tight to 200 meters and costs around $2,975.