Eterna – Super KonTiki Black Edition
The Eterna KonTiki watch was first acquainted in 1958 with commemorate the endeavor of excavator and ethnologist Thor Heyerdahl which in 1947, along with five different researchers, set out from the Peruvian coast into the Pacific Ocean on a basic pontoon made of balsa wood named after Kon-Tiki, an Incan sun god. With his central goal, Heyerdahl needed to demonstrate that it would have been actually workable for the pre-Columbian Indians of South America to arrive at Polynesia with the assistance of the Humboldt Current and the Passat wind. With Eterna watches on their wrists, the six pilgrims arrived at the Raroia atoll in Polynesia following 101 days and evenings of excursion.
This year, at Baselworld 2015, Eterna introduced another form of its popular jumping watch: the Super KonTiki Black Edition, restricted to 888 pieces.
The huge 45 mm case is made of steel with dark PVD treatment, a surface completion which is especially valued by those jumpers that investigate waters occupied by hunters, where sparkling metal surfaces can pull in their risky consideration.
An apparatus watch for proficient jumpers, the SuperKontiki is water impervious to 200 meters and highlights an enormous pivoting bezel with Roman numerals which assist jumpers with effectively computing decompression times.
The dark dial is emphatically described by the three-sided files formed like a compass needle, the orange-hued Super-LumiNova-covered hands and the brilliant orange spots neighboring the hour records.
The Super KonTiki is fueled by a solid 4Hz (28,800 vph) Sellita SW200-1 programmed development and comes with a luxurious box and three lashes: a dark nato tie with a focal orange stripe that precisely coordinates the shade of the hands, a dark milanese arm band, and a dark cowhide tie.
The cost of the new Eterna Super KonTiki Black Edition (ref. 12126.96.36.1995) is Swiss Francs 2,550/Euro 2,600.
The Super KonTiki is likewise accessible in three limitless variants in tempered steel which can be combined to a milanese arm band, a dark and-orange nato tie or a vintage-looking calfskin lash. eterna.com