Outstanding Achievement in Sixty Years: The STC Turtle Conservation Organization has been committed to protecting turtles since 1959. In the same year, Certina introduced DS double insurance technology and the turtle logo for the first time. To celebrate this double anniversary, Swiss watchmakers have launched a watch made for these amazing marine creatures. As a true diving watch, the 60th anniversary special edition of the DS Action dive watch STC complies with the ISO 6425 standard. The watch uses the color scheme and logo of this animal protection organization (Certina is a partner of the organization) and will be launched in 2019 in a unique special edition packaging.
The 60th Anniversary Special Edition of the Kinetic Dive Watch STC combines two major themes of Certina: a masterpiece of sturdy timepieces and a unique turtle logo. With a unidirectional rotating bezel, bright Super-LumiNova® fluorescent coating, screw-in crown, screw-down case back, and water resistance up to 30 bar, the watch can easily meet the ISO 6425 standard for diving watches Requirements. This special edition watch is powered by a Powermatic 80 automatic movement with up to 80 hours of power and a 43 mm steel case. The date display is located at 3 o’clock on the black dial. A black rubber strap with folding clasp, two buttons, and a diving telescoping device ensure that the wrist fits comfortably on and off the water.
The sea blue seconds hand and the words ‘Diver’s Watch 300m’ use the theme colors of the STC Turtle Conservation Organization; the organization’s turtle logo is also adorned on the caseback. In 2019, when Certina and the STC Turtle Conservation Organization are celebrating their 60th anniversary, this diving watch will be launched in a unique and special packaging: the box uses the famous Certina DS turtle shell shape, with the same key Circle and elegant anniversary badge. In addition, part of the sales proceeds of the watches will be donated to the STC Turtle Conservation Organization to support the important work of protecting sea turtles and their habitats.
On May 8, 2019, Certina, together with the STC World Turtle Conservation Organization and the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, jointly organized a large turtle adoption charity event and the listing ceremony of the 60th anniversary special edition of STC watches. Certina also had the honor to adopt two green sea turtles from the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, faithfully fulfilling the spirit of a responsible watch brand.
The venue of this event: Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is the largest and most attractive tourist attraction in Shanghai with the theme of water world biology and ecology. It is also one of the largest artificial seawater aquariums in the world. The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium now receives more than 2 million tourists from all over the world every year, and has been awarded the title of ‘National Science Education Base’ by the country and Shanghai. The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium has the longest underwater tunnel in the world, raising about 450 species and more than 15,000 sea creatures. ‘The development and operation of the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is to guide the public from watching water creatures to caring for them The living predicament of aquatic creatures is concerned about our human living environment and protecting our common home. To this end, the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium has created an exclusive green brand named ‘My Green’, and fully reflects the concept of ‘green’ Among the various activities carried out in the aquarium, biological exhibitions, marketing activities, popular science courses, and public welfare and care activities. Under the influence of the ‘My Green’ of the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, more and more friends who love the ocean and love the green Joined the “Friends of the Ocean” ranks of the aquarium. They have become messengers of marine knowledge and environmental protection. They have played an active role in caring for the ocean and caring for aquatic life while enhancing the soft power of Shanghai and Lujiazui financial district So far, the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium has adopted 6 green turtles and 2 red turtles. Hawksbill turtle and 6 and November 18, 2018 the successful stocking four turtles return to the sea!
In addition, as an excellent partner of Certina, JD.com was invited to attend. And Jingdong also adopted a female sea turtle that STC organized and named it Meimei. At the event, Mr. David Godfrey, Executive Director of STC World Turtle Conservation Organization, issued an adoption certificate for JD. So far, Certina and JD joined the public welfare undertaking for the protection of turtles.
Movement: Automatic ETA Powermatic 80.111 movement, Swiss made
Hour, minute, second and date display
Power reserve up to 80 hours
Case: 316L stainless steel, satin-matte, 43 mm diameter
Screw-down crown, screw-down case back, and STC turtle conservation logo
Bezel in black anodized aluminum with Super-LumiNova®
Dial: black lacquered
Luminous coated hour markers and hands
Blue Second Hand and ‘Diver’s Watch 300m’
3 o’clock position with date display
Water resistance: up to 30 bar (300 meters)
Mirror: Sapphire glass, double-sided anti-glare treatment
Strap: Black rubber strap
Folding buckle with two buttons and flexible diving telescopic device
Special features: DS (dual insurance technology), ISO 6425 diving watch,
With a power reserve of up to 80 hours, the special model is marked with the 60th anniversary of the birth of the STC Turtle Conservation Organization and DS double insurance technology. It is specially packaged with a key ring and an anniversary badge.
Reference number: C032.407.17.051.60
Suggested retail price: RMB 6,600