Caravelle 666 Feet Diver 'Orange Hand' ref. 3286-DP circa 1976


Brand: Caravelle, a division of Bulova Watch Co.

Model: 666 Feet Diver "Orange Hand" ref. 3286-DP; N6 date code = 1976

Case: Solid stainless steel case with screw-down back is approximately 37mm excluding the original signed crown

Strap: 19mm black nylon NATO strap with stainless steel hardware

Movement: Caravelle cal. 11 DP manual-winding movement (17 jewels); 18,000 BPH; N6 date code = 1976

Features: Stunning original dial and handset with matching yellow patina to the luminous elements; original bright orange sweeping-seconds hand; original rotating bezel displays elapsed time (i.e. during dives); Devil Diver depth rating (666 feet); large solid stainless steel cushion case

Condition: Fantastic original condition overall with only minor honest wear consistent with age and use; razor-sharp stainless steel case is completely unpolished; crisp caseback with all engravings clearly visible; gorgeous original dial with all lume plots present and in tact with matching yellow patina; original handset with matching yellow patina; raised acrylic crystal exhibits minor wear and a few superficial scratches

Other: This affordable Caravelle Devil Diver is everything that we love about 70s dive watches - It features a very attractive dial and comes in a chunky 37mm stainless steel cushion case with a 666 feet depth rating. The orange sweeping-seconds hand makes it pop and the yellow patina on this example is simply stunning. What a great watch wear to the beach or by the pool!

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