Favre-Leuba Raider Deep Blue – Hands-on with Live Photos, Specs and Price

By rolex
April 6, 2021
3 min read

Recently we gave an account of the recovery of the Favre-Leuba brand, driven by the dispatch of the striking Raider Harpoon and Raider Bivouac 9000. Enlivened by brand’s past wonders, these apparatuses watches are two monsters intended for the most outrageous undertakings, either deep submerged or at the most noteworthy elevations. In the event that you are not prepared for these monstrous 46 and 48mm watches, the Raider Deep Blue gives a restrained other option, while as yet holding the assortment’s solid and particular character.

The Favre-Leuba Raider Deep Blue is a cool, unmistakable, retro-themed plunge watch. Albeit the 1960s/1970s motivation is apparent, it has been modernized into a contemporary watch. The Deep Blue name itself comes from a noteworthy Favre-Leuba model.

With spotless, powerful lines, the 44mm tonneau (barrel in English) shape case includes a bi-shading unidirectional bezel to monitor plunge times. Made of anodized aluminum, it is delivered in orange/dark or blue/dark. The essence of the watch has different completions to make a feeling of profundity and difference. The matte dark dial is finely grained, which add much more ‘vintage’ contact to the watch. The hour markers are faceted squares, and these are loaded up with radiant material, as are the hands. The hour and moment hands are clearly propelled by those of the Bathy 160, anyway the seconds are set apart by a short and unique focal pivoting circle/pointer.

The Raider Deep Blue has a water opposition rating of 30 ATM/300 m gratitude to its screw-in crown and screwed case back. The case back is adjusted: the logo is consistently the correct far up and similarly situated, which is a pleasant touch as frequently this isn’t the situation for screwed case backs.

The Raider Deep blue is controlled by a programmed development showing hours, minutes, seconds and the date. The programmed development is a Sellita SW200, which is a solid and exact partner, identical to the notable ETA 2824.

Thanks to its case plan and coordinated elastic lash, the watch fits comfortably and cozily on the wrist. A metal wristband with security collapsing catch with jumping expansion framework and cowhide ties are additionally available.

For more data, visit www.favre-leuba.com

Technical details – Favre-Leuba Raider Deep Blue

  • Case: 44 mm breadth x 13.5 mm thick – steel case – unidirectional pivoting bezel – screw-in crown – sapphire gem with antireflective covering on the two sides – screwed and adjusted case back – Water impervious to 30 ATM/300m.
  • Movement: mechanical development with programmed winding (Sellita SW200 base) – 38h force hold – 28’800 vibrations/h – 26 gems – Functions: hours, minutes, seconds and date
  • Strap: elastic with pin clasp or steel wristband with wellbeing collapsing catch and jumping expansion system
  • Price: Depends on the decision for tie or arm band, and the decision for treated steel or firearm metal PVD. It begins with the Raider Deep Blue in treated steel with elastic tie for CHF 2.290 Swiss Francs. On steel wristband is the most costly form and this comes in at CHF 2.790 Swiss Francs.