Caravelle N-538 Set-O-Matic Dual-Day 666 Feet Diver circa 1978


Brand: Caravelle, a division of Bulova Watch Co.

Model: N-538 Set-O-Matic Dual-Day 666 Feet Automatic Diver; Swiss Made; N8 date code = 1978

Case: Solid stainless steel case with screw-down back is approximately 37.5mm excluding the original signed screw-down crown

Bracelet: 19mm vintage-style stainless steel mesh bracelet (adjustable size via sliding clasp)

Movement: Caravelle cal. 1133.50 (base ETA 2879) self-winding automatic movement with day-date display (17 jewels); quick-set day and date; 21,600 BPH; Swiss Made; N8 date code = 1978

Features: Stunning original Tritium dial and handset with matching patina; original orange sweeping-seconds hand; original rotating "Coke" (red/black) bezel displays elapsed time during dives; day-date display with quick-set functionality; domed acrylic crystal; original screw-down crown

Condition: Nice original condition overall with honest wear consistent with age and use; superb original Tritium dial and handset with matching patina; solid stainless steel case is thick and sharp and appears to be unpolished; original red and black rotating dive bezel exhibits minor wear and the red section is attractively faded

Other: As you take a look through our current inventory and archive, it is very obvious that we love vintage tool watches - This Caravelle 666 Feet Devil Diver is no exception and it looks great with everything from a t-shirt and jeans to a swimming suit by the pool. The orange sweeping-seconds hand really pops and the faded "Coke" bezel adds a ton of character to the piece. You're getting a very wearable vintage watch with a modern size and feel that stands out from the crowd for under $500!

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