Based in Rochester, New York, Ocean Crawler is a watch brand whose specialty surrounds creating both automatic mechanical and self-winding timepieces. The designs that are used for this watch take clear inspiration from dive watches of yesteryear, bringing all of the traditional elements timepiece enthusiasts to love in their dive watches and combining those nostalgic notes with contemporary elements that will satisfy any modern adventurer on their next trip below the sea or even on the hiking trail.
Ocean Crawler goes above and beyond to produce watches that stand out not only in the sense of their unique physical aesthetic but also in terms of their durability. Dive watches need to be stronger and more resilient than a standard timepiece or one worn for style’s sake alone, and Ocean Crawler knows this. All of the timepieces Ocean Crawler creates focus on fashion, accuracy, durability, and reliability, ensuring that they are not just simple pieces to be worn on display but can be worn in any rugged situation.
The Ocean Crawler timepieces are built to endure any extreme environments and atmospheres, having been tested to pass ten separate shock tests before even being released. This includes a high impact hammer test that inflicts the impact of 6,000 Gs, which is hundreds of times more pressure than a car crash test. With such durability and style, the Ocean Crawler watches can find their way into any watch lover’s collection.
The Ocean Crawler Automatic Core Diver GMT
The latest model from Ocean Crawler is the Ocean Crawler Automatic Core Diver GMT. This watch catches the eye immediately with its unique design layered with color right up to the bezel, and while it packs quite the presence on the wrist, it isn’t only because of its colorful appearance. The timepiece is quite large, measuring 44 millimeters in width and 15.6 millimeters thick, but with a 50-millimeter lug-to-lug width, it doesn’t make it too difficult to wear. The 22-millimeter-width universal lugs allow you to attach various watch straps to it, and it comes with your choice of a shark mesh bracelet, a fabric NATO strap or a woven steel bracelet.
The case of the Ocean Crawler Automatic Core Diver GMT is fashioned out of high-quality 316L stainless steel that is finished off with a 120-click bezel, which has been color-coded for style and convenience. The hands and the hour markers of this timepiece have been given a SuperLuminova C3 treatment that will allow them to glow in the dark up to 600 meters beneath the sea, making it especially convenient for divers. Ticking away the time is the Swiss Made SOPROD C125 caliber, a movement that is the picture of reliability and is known for its smoothness and reliability.
The Ocean Crawler Automatic Core Diver GMT is an extremely limited release that every timepiece collector should strive to have in their collection. You can get your own limited edition on their website for a price of $1,599 or in Europe by Authorized Reseller WatchBandit.