Two Of Diving’s Most Iconic Brands Created This 1,000M GMT Scuba Watch

Sep 23, 2019

Category: Gear

While there are a handful of companies devoted to the world of dive watches, two transcendental outfits have always stood atop the genre’s prospective throne: Aquadive, a wristwear-focused company who burst onto the scene in 1962, and Poseidon, an essential dive gear outfit that was founded all the way back in 1958. Over time, the two have earnt an indelible reputation within their respective industries — and now, they’ve joined forces for a special-edition GMT peripheral.

When Aquadive brought its dive-oriented product to the table in the early 1960s, they were the first to innovate on the genre’s already-capable offerings, establishing the first 1,000-meter rated watch to be outfitted with an integrated depth gauge, and fostering their evolution into the reliable brand we know today. During that same era, Poseidon had created the first single hose regulator for divers, alongside a specialized sealing system that was catered toward cold-water use. To celebrate one another’s contributions to the medium, the Aquadive x Poseidon GMT was born — a 42mm stainless steel variant boasting Poseidon’s famed yellow branding, a durable ISOfrane rubber strap system, and an accurate ETA 2893-2 automatic movement. To keep the watch as capable as ever, it’s been based on Aquadive’s revered Bathysphere 100 GMT platform, meaning that 3,300-foot water resistance and dual-time zone functionality come standard. The collaborative GMT is limited to only 300 units, and is available for pre-order at $1,395; a 25% discount on the watch’s $1,890 MSRP.

Purchase: $1,890

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Gear

Microtech Deploys a Böhler M390-Bladed, Carbon-Fiber-Handled Troodon Mini Knife

A mini, CA-legal version of the OTF blade carried by John Wick.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner

Proof's Stylish and Technical Seamless Collection Is Perfect for Everyday Wear

Designed with a circular knitting technique for enhanced comfort and durability.

Posted By Adam Santa Maria

Partner
Featured Image

RAINS Releases an Array of Minimalist Waterproof Tech Accessories

The Danish brand's new collection includes a sleek quilted line.

Posted By

Jan 17, 2022

Featured Image

The 5 Best New EDC Knives of January 2022

A handpicked selection of novel EDC knives from the new calendar year.

Posted By

Jan 17, 2022

Featured Image

Outlier Introduces Sportweight Merino, a New Flagship Workout Shirt

The New York-based fabric maestros have upped the ante.

Posted By

Jan 14, 2022

Featured Image

Ariat’s Goodyear Welt-Constructed Boots Are Made for Serious Work

Ariat pushes the work boot envelope with its hardwearing full-grain Rebar Wedge.

Posted By

Jan 14, 2022