Founded in 1924 in Lengnau, Switzerland, Delma has stayed a family-run, free brand with an emphasis on games watches. Its most recent assortment, the Continental, praises the 1960s with a progression of Bicompax Chronograph watches that are a reissue of kinds of the brand’s chronographs from that time. Bold steel cases and wristbands combined with huge twin sub-dials make a work of art, immortal esthetic. An assortment of dial shading combinations and a two-tone yellow gold PVD alternative ought to fulfill most tastes.
The 42mm 316L hardened steel case combines cleaned and brushed components, regular of the 1960s, with a limited bezel that stresses the dial. A fairly level, larger than usual marked crown is flanked by two pushers at 2 and 4 o’clock to connect with the chronograph capacities. The seven-interface steel wristband proceeds with the cleaned and brushed esthetic and comes with a butterfly catch with pushers. The dial is ensured by a domed sapphire precious stone, the caseback is strong and the watch is water-impervious to 100 meters.
There are five dial tones with a panda and turned around panda choice, and the watch comes in silver, dark, blue, earthy colored and green. All dials have a sunray-brushed completion and the two sub-dials highlight a guilloché design. A 30-minute counter sits at 3 o’clock with the little seconds at 9 o’clock, and a date window is elegantly positioned at 6 o’clock. The focal chronograph seconds hand is a differentiating red, while the hour/minute hands and applied records all have Super-LumiNova. An interior, calculated tachymeter traverses the peripheral border.
Two various developments are accessible for the Delma Continental Bicompax Chronograph, one being a Ronda Z50 chronograph quartz to hold costs under EUR 1,000. The mechanical choice is a Sellita SW 510 automatic with 27 gems, 28,800vph (4Hz) and a 48-hour power save. This development is a clone of the Valjoux 7750 and has a demonstrated history of unwavering quality and it will do the work totally in this open setting. Capacities incorporate focal hours, minutes and chronograph seconds, sub-dial seconds at 9 o’clock, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and date at 6 o’clock.
The automatic Delma Continental Bicompax Chronograph models are estimated at CHF 2,600 or EUR 2,800 for the standard models and CHF 2,700 or EUR 2,900 for the two-tone yellow gold PVD choice. For more data, visit Delma’s site .