A family-possessed company situated in Lengnau close to Biel, Delma has been producing watches for very nearly a century now. The brand additionally has a long practice of creating dive watches. Dispatched in 1969, the Periscope was its first watch with expanded water-obstruction. In 1975, the Shell Star was its first expert diver. Quick forward, the Blue Shark II we are auditing here is Delma’s generally tough and hearty divers’ watch: an elite, useful watch ready to withstand the pressure exerted at a profundity of 3,000m or 9,900ft!
This monster of a watch includes a curiously large case estimating 47mm in distance across and 18.85mm thick. On the wrist, it really wears more modest gratitude to its ergonomic plan. The case band is moderately dainty in comparison to the case tallness and the slanting carries form the wrist for ideal comfort. A 6.8mm thick anti-intelligent (AR) sapphire crystal (that is a truly thick gem) guarantees water-protection from extraordinary profundities and magnificent legibility.
As one would hope to discover with an expert dive watch, it includes a unidirectional pivoting bezel. Highlighting 120 ticks, it works easily while its indents give great hold. The screw-down crown and screwed back guarantee long haul water-opposition. At 9 o’clock, the helium alleviation valve housed for the situation band secures the watch against overpressure during the rising and get back to the surface.
The strong, particular plan of the Delma Blue Shark II stands apart with its dial, rib, expansive retro-style hands and bezel featured with striking orange accents. The utilization of brilliant material (green and orange lume) gives greatest neatness in low light. This additionally makes a sharp difference with the dark finished dial. Generally speaking, there is a great deal going on however it is useful and powerful.
Inside ticks a programmed ETA 2824 showing the hours, minutes, seconds and the date. This universal and dependable workhorse works at an advanced 28,800 vibrations each hour with a 38-hour power reserve.
The Delma Blue Shark II comes with a sturdy steel bracelet. This virile H-connect arm band is thick, weighty and truly feels solid. It is pleasantly incorporated into the case and gotten with hexagonal screws. It is shut by a monstrous collapsing clasp (with change framework). The wooden introduction box joins an additional elastic tie and lash/arm band evolving tools.
Obviously, the profundity rating of the Delma Blue Shark II (and other profound divers) by a wide margin surpasses the most outrageous requirements. In any case, there is something truly engaging about these details and the designing behind the formation of such watches. Its plan is similarly hitting with its curiously large case and intense tones… unquestionably not for the weak hearted.
The Delma Blue Shark II is introduced in steel for the ordinary assortment (evaluated at CHF 1,800) and a dark DLC-covered steel 99-piece restricted version was likewise delivered in 2017 (valued at CHF 2,100). For more data, if it’s not too much trouble, visit www.delma.ch .