What does DS mean on Certina Watches?
Sixty years ago, Certina, established in 1888, launched the innovative “floating movement” engineering concept named DS, short for Double Security. The idea back in 1959 was to offer the most robust and water-resistant watch ever.
Are Certina Watches high quality?
Although not a luxury brand like Panerai and Breitling, Certina is a high-quality brand that provides an introduction to well made Swiss watches. I’d put them alongside other mid-range Swiss brands like Tissot and Hamilton.
Is Certina watch automatic?
Strap / Bracelet It combines distinctly classic features with delicate watchmaking precision and a truly timeless style. An especially high-quality automatic calibre with an incredibly innovative silicon balance spring is at the heart of the timepiece’s inner workings.
What movement do Certina watches use?
Powering this Certina watch is a high-end Swiss quartz movement for reliable and accurate timekeeping.
Is Certina a good investment?
So to answer the question ‘are Certina watches good? ‘ I’d say you’re damn right they are. They’re well-built watches with high quality parts and Swiss craftsmanship. And with all things considered I’d say they offer good value for money.
Where is Certina Watches made?
All Certina watches – without exception – bear the “Swiss Made” seal of quality and origin, confirming their identity as authentic representatives of the fine art of Swiss watchmaking. The brand has been based in Switzerland since 1888 and remains deeply committed to its roots.
What movement do Certina Watches use?
How do you change the date on a Certina watch?
Pull the crown into position II and turn it clockwise until your watch display the correct date (4) and turn it anticlockwise to change the day setting (5)*. During this operation, your watch will continue to function normally, so you will not need to alter the time.
What is Certina DS Podium?
A modern interpretation of a classic: This new edition of the popular DS Podium Chronograph features a Precidrive™ quartz movement, tenths of a second in real time, and an impressive 41 mm case, for even greater precision and sporting elegance.
Who makes the best watches in the world?
Rolex. If there’s one watch brand out there that everybody knows, it’s Rolex.
Why does the Certina DS Action diver titanium have a turtle face?
While the turtle on the back is a nod to Certina’s extensive diving heritage the dial and in general the front of the watch is as modern as it gets. To match the grey tone of the titanium case, the overall color of the DS Action Diver Titanium’s face is grey with a touch of silver and white.
How rugged is the Certina dive watch bracelet?
The bracelet, which has 21mm wide lug size (I don’t know why), is as rugged as a sports watch bracelet gets. The fold-over clasp has two safety buttons and the name Certina in-between them. However, as you’d expect from a diver, there is a smart built-in diving extension.
Is the DS Action diver titanium watch water-resistant?
The DS Action Diver Titanium’s crystal is sapphire with coating on both sides. If you read what’s above 6 o’clock on the dial, you’ll see that the watch is water-resistant to 300 meters. Is water-resistance relevant to the movement? Not at all, it’s just there. Like the words Powermatic 80.
What color is the face of the DS Action diver titanium?
To match the grey tone of the titanium case, the overall color of the DS Action Diver Titanium’s face is grey with a touch of silver and white. The small date aperture is at 3 o’clock, the indexes are all round (except for the 3-6-9-12 markers). There are no numerals on the watch face only on the diving bezel.