Durability under the water
The new Fortis B-42 Marinemaster Chronograph watches implements a superb functionality and highest legibility to fulfill ultimate requirements of professional diving. New watch model from Maritime collection features a bezel with extended teeth, for the easy grip and turning.
Although Fortis became well-known for its Aviation and Space watch collections, traditional Swiss watchmaker also justified its name (‘strong’) under the sea. Fortis diving watches of highest quality, with innovative designs and functional and reliable mechanisms, definitely could be a good choice for different type of under-water activities.
The new Fortis B-42 Marinemaster Chronograph is made of brushed steel and has a 42 mm case with the pusher protection. Its unidirectional black-toned, stainless steel bezel is inscribed with indexes from zero to 60 and features luminous capsule with blue afterglow at 12 o’clock position. The large push-in crown, push pieces and screwed-in caseback provides water resistance up to 200 meters.
Nicely designed matte black dial has oversized Arabic numeral hour indexes at one, two, four, five, seven, eight, 10, and 11 o’clock with superluminova white and blue afterglow in the darkness. That black on bright white’ contrast ensures a good visibility, even in extreme conditions under the water.
It also features a day and date window and triangles (illustrating the direction of rotating the crown for quick adjustment), both at 3 o’clock position, white hour and minute hands, a orange center seconds hand and two separate scales on the outer rim ( minute track and tachymeter). Plus, the three subdials offer full chronograph function. 30 minute counter is at12 o’clock, 12 hour counter is located at 6, while 60 seconds subdial is at 9 o’clock.
The Fortis B-42 Marinemaster Chronograph diving watch is powered by the Swiss automatic ETA Valjoux Caliber 7750, with 25 jewels. It is resistant to mechanical shock and vibrates at frequency of 28,800 times per hour.
The final protection for this durable watch is provided by scratch-resistant sapphire crystal window that features anti-reflective cover on both sides. The Marinemaster comes with black rubber strap with a double folding clasp.