Watch for Sale: Ernest Borel "Deep Blue" WHITE 100 m "Diver's" with Sapphire, ETA 2824-2
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Why I think this watch is interesting:
The "Poor Man's" Seamaster Alternative:
I have one of those in my private collection and it gets quite a bit of wrist time. A perfect allrounder, the heavy and solid link bracelet (quality reminds me of the great Titoni bracelets) is not prone to scratches, since the polished parts are rather small. When I first spotted the watch in the shop I was immediately thinking of my mid-size Seamaster James Bond model. But when you see the watches next to each other, the similarities are actually not that big. It is probably just that wave pattern which brings the Seamaster to mind.
I really love my Deep Blue because it is a dressy Sports watch. It goes with suit and polo and jeans. The white lume on the hands is a bit less luminous then the hour indices. PMWC has quite a few customers from the US Army and Police forces. I am mentioning this for you service guys. For all civilians and desktop divers, this will not be an issue at all. I simply love my DeepBlue for its great looks, its brilliant bracelet and for being able to be the perfect watch for almost any situation I can think of.

This watch replaces my urge to own a Rolex Yachtmaster, it can stand in for an Omega Seamaster and it also solves my urge to own a Blancpain 50 Fathoms Diver! And since I discovered what beautiful watches Borel made, I am an even more proud owner of this watch. Got an email today after I posted this watch in our "What ya' wearin'" thread on asking me whether this is a keeper? I really had to smile... I own more then 400 watches and have sold only 3 of my watches in my private collection because of no supply and because I thought I could easily replace those I sold! In the case of the Orient Power Reserve and the Sandoz Explorer, that was unfortunately not true!

Details about this Watch

Price: Is firm, my margins are very small, no additional discounts sorry. See the Borel overview table for the price please.
Watchbox and Papers
: Luxurious padded Ernest Borel Box as in picture above, open papers (not dated) and dealer stamp

Watch Description and Condition
: Watch is brand new in box
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Dimensions (mm):
Case diameter ( 39
Height: 11 (this is great for an Automatic)
Lug to Lug: 44
Lug width: 19
Bracelet tapered from 19 to 18 at clasp

Weight 123 grams

Seamaster meets Yachmaster meets Broad Arrow as one PMWFer put it eloquently

The back of my resized Borel from my private collection, a bit sharper, 3 links missing for my 6.5 inch wrist and of course the factory sticker removed. If you wear watches, that sticker has to go immediately, corrosion from the dust collecting underneath might otherwise be accelerated

Wave pattern is not simply printed!

Picture is from resized watch! I removed 3 links to accommodate a 6.5 inch wrist

Nope! I did not shave my wrist - this is my Hong Kong assitant's wrist Just to show the very interesting wave pattern - the White model's waves are actually lower then the dial's surface, while the Grey model's waves are elevated

Just as a comparison, the 36.5 mm Seamaster James Bond on MY wrist