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WCT-YAO Benrus Type I diver NEW
At least for this one watch pictured you do not need to wait for your
Bill Yao-WCT conversion as shown on Bill’s site. This is the same
Watch done, ready to ship but, there is only one. As you can see there is the
Black Benrus Type I dial with ladder hands made by Mark II and using the O & W WCT 2824-2 base movement with excellent accuracy and shock
Absorbency. This diver is also tested to be water resistant to 200 m
If you cannot wait and you want this set-up here is your chance. This is not a stock item so please email now if you wish to buy it. It comes with a stainless bracelet, nato or Rhino band – your choice when ordering at no extra cost.
This has a 25 jewel Swiss movement and 200 meter depth pressure tested. Sold elsewhere on the net for $495.00 as the lowest price. This watch base was made by the respected Albert Wajs of Switzerland of Ollech and Wajs who have manufactured durable and collectible military watches for over 40 years to make people aware of quality at a reasonable price and those who appreciate the look and the dial with its military history and layout.
SIZE: It is 39.5 mm in diameter without the crown and 45 mm lug to lug. Yes the dial markers are Luminova by Mark II as are the Hands. There has been a need for a new watch among people who cannot or will not pay the price of certain excellent but, very expensive watch companies like Rolex and others – they offer wonderful timepieces but, the prices are not in keeping with everyone’s budget for an EVERYDAY knock around watch which watch sellers, collectors and just people who chat about watches call “beaters”. A beater does not need to be ugly and cheaply made. This is such an example of a reasonable priced watch with the looks of a Type I a military like dial with refinement and a classy look that can be worn by a man or a woman – yes you can dive with it, with a SCREW DOWN crown and back. It has a firm uni-directional ratcheting bezel ( not inexpensive friction which slips). This watch has as its power plant a new ETA 2824-2 automatic self-winding movement which is shockproof and all Swiss made. The is the same movement used by MANY MANY of the worlds’ best watchmakers for their watches for reliability, and ease of repair and parts are always available although unlikely you will ever need to do that. You cannot walk in a room with the watch showing without someone asking you about it. For those who have too many expensive watches you no longer need to pack a junk watch when you travel and leave your sub at home this one will see you through the whole trip over and over again. This watch is 495.00 + shipping when in stock; please refer to item no. MKType I