Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec Black

By rolex
April 11, 2021
3 min read

The mainstream Patravi ScubaTec Manta Special Edition , delivered the previous summer and inspected already, was Carl F. Bucherer ‘s second exceptional version plunge Jreplica Watches to help the Manta Trust noble cause ( the first one is here ). As of April 2020, another ScubaTec model, decked out taking all things together black plunging gear without any mantas on the dial, will join the positions of this superior jumper family. Albeit the versatile case and specialized specifications are indistinguishable from the former model, a few features have been modified to accomplish the striking black look. Meet the new Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec Black.


Housed in a super light titanium case, the new Patravi ScubaTec Black has been blessed to receive a matte black DLC covering to beef up its scratch-opposition and give it a more covertness, mission-prepared look. At practically 45mm in breadth and 13.45mm in stature, the case compares to the elements of a vigorous plunge Jreplica Watches which is fit for fathoming profundities of up to 500 meters. The unidirectional turning plunge bezel with its knurled 60-minute scale likewise has a matte black DLC covering and a black clay trim. The screw-down crown and helium get away from valve at 8 o’clock show a cleaned finish to appear differently in relation to the transcendent presence of matte surfaces. Indeed, even the short, blocky drags feature an inclined cleaned edge.

Making waves

Unlike the Manta Special Edition , which made its introduction in 2017, the most recent Patravi Scubatec Black jumper doesn’t feature the manta beams on the dial: all things being equal, the dial is designed with an adapted wave design. The noticeable wedge-molded hour markers stand apart strikingly against the black foundation for ideal neatness and are treated with a lot of Super-LumiNova that gleams a cool blue tone in obscurity. The thick hands are likewise obvious. As you would anticipate from a professional jumper, the immensely significant minutes hand used to time submersions is completely canvassed in lume while the hour and focal seconds hands just have lume at their tips. Albeit not a crucial feature on a plunge Jreplica Watches the date window situated at 3 o’clock remains fairly unobtrusive.

Reliable programmed movement

A fixed black caseback, embellished with two manta beams in the middle, ensures the programmed type CFB 1950-1 (in light of the ETA-2824) showing the hours, minutes, seconds and the date. The accuracy of this attempted and-tried type is certified by COSC, the Swiss chronometer testing organization. Running at 28,800 vibrations each hour, its fairly restricted force hold is of 38 hours when fully wound.

Straps and price

Although this Jreplica Watches is definitely not a Black Manta Special Edition intended to raise funds for the Manta Trust, the black tie accompanying the Jreplica Watches is made of a combination of elastic and fabric produced using 100% reused PET plastic containers recuperated from the sea. As another option, a basic emblazoned black elastic lash is additionally accessible. The Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec Black is certifiably not a restricted release and will be accessible at retailers in April 2020 with a sticker price of EUR 6,400 or CHF 6,900.

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