TRIESTE Watches carries on this wondrous tale of human accomplishment by offering exclusive edition timepieces dedicated to the memory of the watches that were aboard the bathyscaphe Trieste during its ultimate mission.
Inspired by a story of courage and determination to explore the deepest known part of the Earth’s ocean, TRIESTE Watches has created the TRIESTE Deep Sea Collection. In owning a TRIESTE Deep Sea watch, one becomes an ambassador of this adventure.
TRIESTE Deep Sea design is inspired by the minimalist style of the watches on board of the bathyscaphe TRIESTE. In January 1960, man achieved an incredible feat when the deep-sea submersible, the bathyscaphe Trieste, reached the bottom of the Challenger Deep, in the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench. An underwater vehicle designed in Switzerland and built in Italy, the bathyscaphe Trieste is, to this day, the only manned submersible to have ever reached 10,916 metres below sea level.
Accompanying Jacques Piccard and Lt. Don Walsh on their TRIESTE dive were three Swiss Made watch brands, ultimately tying watchmaking with deep-sea exploration to this day. Movado provided a chronometer to record the time, while Longines offered up two stopwatches, which were used inside the bathyscaphe’s pressure sphere to time the activation of the two ballast tanks.
Today, water resistance is a fundamental feature of well-designed timepieces, making them more reliable and ensuring constant wearability, while premier divers watches — which offer water resistance to 300 metres or 30 bar, as our collection does — are an essential part of the watch aficionado’s collection.
* Available to order * Ships within 10 business days
Movement: Automatic Seiko movement NH-35A Case: 316L Surgical Stainless Steel, AR Sapphire Crystal, Screw-in Crown Case dimensions: 53 mm x 44 mm Dial: C3 Super Luminova Hands and Dials, Ceramic Bezel Crown: screw down crown Case Back: Stainless steel secured by six screws. Engraving of the Mariana Trench with the Trieste Bathyscaphe descending into the Challenger Deep. Functions: Automatic winding with ball bearing, clockwise and anti-clockwise winding with one-way clutch, date display with quick set, hacking seconds hand; and shock resistance shock-absorber device for balance staff Number of Jewels: 24 Frequency: 21,600 bph (3 Hz) Water resistance: 300 metres/30 bar Power Reserve: 40 hours Bracelet width: 24 mm Designed in Italy
In stock: ships within 3 business days from purchase On backorder: ship within 10 business days from purchase Pre-Orders and Special Orders: The timeline is specified on the product page, under Descripton.
All our orders ship directly from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
We can NOT ship to P.O. Boxes and/or APO/FPO addresses
We do NOT do dropshipping!
All prices are in USD. (Any other currency displayed is a result of an automatic exchange calculator)
~~~ Worldwide customers can checkout in USD. Canadians can checkout in CAD!
We accept PayPal Express for USD and CAD via MANUAL invoicing. Choose PayPal at checkout and read the instructions carefully before placing your order.
Be advised that, due to the ridiculously high charges imposed by PayPal, a 5% fee on the total amount will be added to your order.
Most of our products are sold without added taxes (included in our store pricing) and/or customs (we don’t add our customs cost to our customer’s pricing).
*** Pens, accessories, Sea King, Bold Voyager Yukon LE, Venturo Field Watch #1 and any item with a retail value over $2,000 USD will have 5% GST added) ***
USA and rest Of The World:
No taxes are applied to our pricing.
Customers are responsible for all Customs fees they may incur as a result of Customs inspection.
We have NO control over specific country’s customs, sorry!
Q: Where are you located?
We are located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Q: Do you ship within Canada only?
We ship worldwide. Some products are NOT available to be shipped to USA due to current agreements (Sea King and Gruppo Gamma).
Q: Do you charge taxes?
Taxes are included in our pricing and we do NOT charge Customs. Only specific watches (Sea King, Boldr Voyager Yukon LE and all watches with a price tag higher than $2,000 USD) and our accessories (Pens) have taxes added. We do NOT charge taxes for customers outside Canada. We have no control over Customs which are the full responsibility of the customer.
Q: Are your prices in Canadian (CAD) dollars?
Being our main market outside of Canada, all our prices are in USD (US dollars). Canadians can pay in CAD since prices will be automatically shown in CAD. If not shown in CAD, customers can use the dropdown menu to choose CAD.
We now accept PayPal Express for USD and CAD via MANUAL invoicing. Be advised that, due to the ridiculously high charges imposed by PayPal, a 5% fee on the total amount will be added to your order.
Q: Can I pay in my own currency?
At this time, only USD and CAD are accepted
Q: Do you always carry stock locally?
Most times, yes. BUT due to the fact that all the brands we carry are micro-brands, our stock can fluctuate greatly. We do our best to carry a minimum at all times, based on the demand. When not in stock, our watches can be ordered "ad hoc" and will be delivered within 10 business days from the day of purchase.
Q: Do you accept credit cards?
We accept all Visa and Mastercard credit cards (PayPal Express accepts more cards). CAD pricing is exclusively available for Canadian customers. Checkout is only in USD or CAD via Authorize.net or USD and CAD via PayPal Express (via manual invoicing)
Q: How pre-orders work?
All pre-orders are paid in full or in part. It will be clearly stated in the watch description and can vary depending on the brand and/or model. Pre-Orders are NOT refundable. All pre-orders carry the risk of delays that are out of our control. Please, take this in serious consideration before placing a pre-order because we don't issue refunds only based on the fact that the brand delivers our stock a week or a month past the Estimate Time Of Delivery shown in the product page.
Q: What's the usual ETA on pre-orders?
Each pre-order is unique in terms of delivery time. It will be clearly explained for each watch what the ETA is. Be aware that ETA are indeed "Estimated Times" therefore they are NOT guaranteed. We do our best to give a longer ETA to take into account possible delays (which are literally the norm for micro-brands) but longer times can and will happen.
Q: What's your warranty?
We use the brand's official warranty (terms and length based on each individual brand) In general, the warranty is void if the watch is: not used for its intended purpose modified in any way damaged due to improper handling, damaged due to unauthorized repair damaged due to improper use, abuse, and carelessness damaged due to any type of impact, exposure to fire, water or a natural disaster such as an earthquake
Excluded from the warranty:
Cosmetic damages from normal wear and tear, misuse and/or accidental impact (minor scratches on sapphire, bezel, bezel insert, case, bracelet, blemishes, discoloration…) Damage or wear on the watch strap or buckle Damage caused by modification or substitution of parts or improper use of the watch and/or its parts Damage caused by improper operation or use Damage caused by water infiltration due to the improper lock of the crown or using the watch beyond its water rating (Printed on the watch case) Damage or defects caused by repairs performed by anyone not in the list of authorized watch repair centres or watchmakers of each brand or our own brand. Battery replacement Loss If no replacement is available, the customer may choose a product of the same value as their replacement or wait for the next stock to arrive at our location. No refunds.
Q: What's your return policy?
If for any reason whatsoever, you are not 100% satisfied with our products, you can return the product within 7 days from the date of delivery for a reimbursement, minus a 25% restocking fee and no refund of shipping charges occurred to ship the item back to us.
Please note that NO returns will be accepted for custom orders (G.A.W - Gruppo Ardito Watches)!!!
Shipping is the customer's full financial responsibility if/when sending an item back and it's NOT refundable.
The actual shipping cost will be deducted from your refund, even if shipping was free.
You MUSTobtain a return authorization before shipping the item back to us.
Returns will be authorized ONLYfor items in original, never-used, undamaged, unopened condition within 7 days of delivery of the items.
Used items cannotbe returned.
All items MUSTbe returned in their original packaging.
The customer is responsible for all costs for shipping the package to A Time To Watch.
A tracking service and insurance MUSTbe used in case the package is lost or damaged.
The refund will be made through your method of payment.