A new diver at Ollech & Wajs


Today, Mr Watch presents an independent Swiss watch brand whose origins and knowledge date back to 1956. Known for the robustness, precision and durability of its watches, Ollech & Wajs Zurich has just gone out there OW C-1000 which is available in two versions of the bracelet.

A tribute to the Caribbean 1000

the OW C-1000 it is a reinterpretation of the Caribbean 1000, an emblematic model of the brand that, for the occasion, was created in collaboration with Jenny Watch Company in 1964. This formidable powerful and innovative diver made many followers at that time, including world registrars, such as Alberto Novelli and Cesare Olgiai, or by professional divers from Global Marine Incorporated. Not content to slide easily into the depths, she was also perfectly comfortable on the ground, as demonstrated by explorer Roberto Dei, who took her to the Red Sea and the North Pole.

Focus on the OW C-1000

This watch is a pure product of modern Swiss watchmaking. Ollech & Wajs Zurich It offers it in two versions: OW C-1000 with black nylon strap and the OW C-1000 S with stainless steel bracelet and links of rice grain.

Moreover, both incorporate a 39.5 mm stainless steel 316L stainless steel case that is water resistant to 1000 m, a reinforced screwed caseback, domed sapphire crystal and a special crown screwed with triple seal. The 60-minute unidirectional rotating steel bezel with ceramic insert is used to measure immersion times. In the black dial, the indexes and hands are covered with SuperLuminova, which offers excellent readability at great depths. There is also a date window hosted at 6 o’clock.

These two pistons are driven by a modified ETA 2824-2 OW5 movement, equipped with an Ollech & Wajs Zurich 1956 engraved main plate and an OW machined rotor. This magnificent mechanism of 25 rubies beats at a speed of 28,800 vibrations / hour and offers an energy reserve of +/- 38 hours.

Know that the first 56 OW C-1000 They will be numbered in the crown and delivered in the order of registration on the waiting list of the brand. It should also be noted that more than 90% of the components of these creations are of Swiss origin and are assembled in the Jura.

Price: from CHF 1,456

Adeline, a fairly versatile independent journalist, is passionate about watches, a curious woman who is always looking for new watchmaking.