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    Aqua-Dive, Model 50, Dive Watch and Depth Gauge, Circa 1970's
    Case: 47 mm, Three body, screw done caseback, rotating bakelite bezel. Patent # 337 78 60
    Dial: Two-tone blue and black dial, with luminous hour markers. Depth gauge measurement. Luminous hour, minute, depth gauge hand
    Movement: Baylor Watch Co, oil-filled electronic movement, with depth gauge complication
    Band: Fabric dive strap
    Signed: Aqua-Dive on dial. Baylor Watch Co on movement

    The Aqua-Dive Model 50 was launched 1973 and was advertised as being approved and endorsed by Astronaut Scott Carpenter, who by this time was also a respected Aquanaut after his SEALAB adventures.



    Condition Report*: Type: Aqua-Dive, Model 50, Dive Watch and Depth Gauge, Circa 1970's
    Signed: Aqua-Dive on dial. Baylor Watch Co on movement
    Model: Model 50
    Dial: Blue dial, with Luminous hour markers
    Hands; Luminous baton
    Metal: Stainless Steel
    Case No: 2090
    Case Info: Three body, screw done caseback, rotating bezel
    Case Length: 18 mm
    Case Width: 47 mm
    Crystal: Plexiglass
    Watch Movement: Baylor Watch Co, oil- filled electronic movement, with depth gauge complication
    Band: Fabric dive strap
    Circa: 1970's
    Condition: Case is good original condition. Dial is superb. Bakelite bezel is good, but shows some fading. Missing screw for the batter mount, but movement runs. Oil no longer in case. Depth gauge has not been tested. Service is recommended.
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