BAYLOR EPSA WORLD TIME SUPERCOMPRESSOR 42MM STAINLESS VINTAGE DIVER 42MM AUTOBaylor
World Time Diver
For auction is a great vintage world time diver from Baylor. Long before it became a staple of most malls, Zales was a high end jeweler in Houston, Texas. Their in-house brand was called Baylor, a nod to the local university. When they went looking for a great design for a dive watch, they went to the best. E. Piquerez SA (EPSA) was a case manufacturer that came out with a very specific diver style that featured an internal rotating bezel and a spring loaded screw back that got tighter as the watch experienced greater pressure underwater. Of course, we are talking about the Super Compressor. Of all the Super Compressor styles, the oversized 42mm cases are the most desirable. This Baylor has the large size case, the big signed crowns, the original superdome crystal and a totally unique caseback with a school of fish. It is also original and unpolished. If you have no Super Compressors, or a whole collection of them, this unpolished original Baylor is a more than worthy addition.
Diameter: 42 mm w/out crown, 46 mm w/crown, 50 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 22 mm at the lugs tapering to 18 mm (will take a 22 mm strap)
Height: 15 mm
Power-reserve: 38 hours
Water Resistance: 200 meters
Gram Weight: 90 grams
Strap/Bracelet: Generic leather
Case: 42mm STAINLESS STEEL Super Compressor case with 22MM lugs. Features a great caseback with a relief of a school of fish and a massive acrylic superdome crystal. The original massive Baylor-signed crowns are there. Case shows its original sunburst finish, with some wear but in unpolished original condition.
Dial: The matte black dial is in great condition. It has chunky applied markers, an applied Baylor logo and a white hour track. The internal world time bezel features text and accents in white, pale blue and orange. It adds a hint of color to this imposing watch. Lead photo shows a little lint on crystal, dial itself is clean and clear
Condition: 85% (8.5 of 10): nice original polish and condition vintage diver, running well
Box/Papers: Watch only
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