VDB military prototype design

Jan 10, 2010,21:34 PM

A new German watch company called VDB forwarded photos of their prototype military style watch.

The details are not conventional - note the vintage GUB Spezimatic movement:

VDB I military watch instrument
Made in Germany
Limited edition 8 pieces (including 2x destro)

46 mm stainless steel 316L
Domed plexi
Big screw down crown (inside original Rolex screw down)
Magnetic protection cover
Glashütte Spezimatic automatic movement 25 jewels, shockproof
Glashütte diver hands
Tritium colored lume on index, hands

2 28 mm sharkstraps (1x in khaki military, 1x dark brown)
Stainless steel screwsize buckle
Comes in wooden box and certificate
2 years guaranty
Series number engraved
Personal engraving on the inside of the caseback (optional)

           Proto VDB I                        vs                      VDB I

case:   aluminum                                                   stainless steel

plexi :  normal                                                        special domed diver

bezel:  3 mm                                                          4.5 mm

dial:     DB I prototype                                            special sign VDB

strap:  leather                                                        shark leather 2 colors

buckle: GPF                                                          screw buckle stainless steel

crown: 9 mm                                                         11 mm

This message has been edited by Dr No on 2010-01-11 22:49:01 This message has been edited by AnthonyTsai on 2010-01-14 16:20:10

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