DOXA Army Watches of Switzerland Edition
The DOXA Army occupies a special place in the brand’s history not only because of its connection with the Swiss Army. It was also one of the very first watches to use a coating process for cases that was relatively new to the watchmaking industry: the stainless-steel case was blackened by oxidation, giving it a matte black finish that prevented any glare, a key criterion for military equipment. This visual effect, quite original at the time, is maintained in today's reissue through the choice of matte black ceramic for the case.
The DOXA Army remains a fine example of DOXA’s innovative spirit in the development of diving instruments perfectly adapted to each situation, be it for scuba pioneers such as Captain Jacques Cousteau and his team aboard the Calypso (who praised the patented no-decompression dive bezel introduced with the first SUB models), for professional divers (who appreciated the additional safety and utility of the helium valve-equipped SUB 300T Conquistador), or for use in the military (with the discreet DOXA Army).
Today, more than 50 years after its debut, DOXA and its Anglo-American partner Watches of Switzerland are reissuing the DOXA Army in a very small Limited Edition of only 100 pieces.
Each watch comes in a packaging designed specifically for this edition and sporting the original camouflage pattern used by the Swiss Army at the time the watch was first issued. The box also includes two straps: one made from black FKM rubber and one NATO strap with a camouflage pattern.
Swiss mechanical automatic, self-winding, COSC certified Chronometer
Power reserve 42 hours
Frequency 28,800 vph (4.0 Hz)
Decorated by DOXA
Matt ceramic, container in titanium
Diameter 42.50 mm x 44.50 mm
Height 11.95 mm
Water resistance 30 ATM / 300 meters / 984 feet
Stainless steel, screw down case back
Hours, minutes, seconds
Unidirectional rotating bezel
Limited to 100 pieces
FKM rubber strap, folding clasp with ratcheting dive suit extension, exclusive DOXA fish logo.
Lug width 20.00 mm
Additional NATO camouflage strap included in the box.
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