Sunday, November 22, 2009

Certina DS1 50th Anniversary Limited Edition (SOLD)

The first Certina DS1 collection was introduced in 1959 after undergoing rigorous testing in the Himalayas before release. It has enjoyed overwhelming response ever since. Come 2009, it will 50 years since the Double Security Concept, indicated by the letters "DS" was successfully introduced to the world of watchmaking.

To commemorate the anniversary, Certina has launched the "Certina Ds 50th Anniversary Limited Edition" with a limited number of 5,000 pieces worldwide.

The new Certina DS Automatic Limited Edition maybe best described as retro, sporty, fascinating yet elegant.

The black dial with sunburst finishing features fine seconds graduations at the rim with two perpendicular lines harmoniously crossing the centre. The dial bears an inscription confirming the timepiece's limited edition status. The dial is protected by a rounded anti-reflecting sapphire crystal.

The skeleton case back enables an easy peep at the automatic movement and incorporates the engraved number of the watch. In this case this timepiece bears the no.0229/5000.

The new Certina DS1 Automatic watch is fitted with a brown leather croco strap and housed in a special brown lacquered case accompanied by the certificate of authenticity.

Retail at RM 2550 brand new at Certina authorised dealer, it is a timepiece that limited editions' collectors would not want to miss.

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