Certina DS 288 41MM Stainless Steel Sahara Patina Dial Cal 25-681 Automatic RareCertina
DS 288 Sahara Dial
For auction is a Certina DS 288 41mm stainless steel tonneau case oversized cal. 25-681 ref. 346825 HF case. There is patina and then there is the patina on this watch; something only time and age can create. The color of the dial, a tan fume that was always interesting aged all along the edges and looks absolutely sensational in a one-of-a-kind unique way. These first 288 series are overlooked pieces, they have exceptional HF cases and amazing calibers as well as a great size and wrist presence.
Ref #: 346825
Diameter: 41 mm w/out crown, 41 mm w/crown, 43 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 20 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 20 mm strap)
Height: 14 mm
Power-reserve: 38 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 93 grams
Movement: Certina caliber 25-681
Case: STAINLESS STEEL oversized tonneau case with recessed crown, DS turtle caseback, unpolished and showing heavy wear
Dial: TAN FUME with orange seconds, baton hands, date at 3 o'clock and amazing patina pattern at edges of dial
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): case shows heavy wear and dial shows heavy patina, working well
Box/Papers: Watch only
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