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FS: BWC Super Compressor Diver

BWC Super Compressor Diver

The BWC Super Compressor is one of the multiple variants of a classic design for the diving watches of the late sixties and early seventies.

BWC Super Compressor Diver


BWC signed ETA 2452 automatic movement with date indication at 6.
25 jewels, 18000 A/h, 42 hours of power reserve.


Stainless steel EPSA super compressor case in great condition, with screw-down caseback.
36,5 mm (without crowns) / 42,5 mm (lug-to-lug) / 12,5 mm (thick) / 19 mm (between lugs).
Original cross-hatching steel winding crown and plain steel crown for inner bezel operation.
Acrylic crystal in great condition.
Inner rotating bezel with minute scale turns smoothly.


New tropic style black rubber strap with steel buckle.


Original and flawless slate grey sunburst dial with and applied markers at 12, 3, 6 and 9 and tritium indices.
Original hours, minutes and center seconds hands. Hours and minutes hands with lume inserts.
Sweep seconds hand is original although a very rare version, usually found on the BUTEX branded units.
Beautifully aged homogenous lume on hour markers.

A bit of history about the BWC Super Compressor Diver

BWC stands for Buttes Watch Company, a Swiss watch manufacturer founded in 1924 in Buttes, Neuch√Ętel. Up until the seventies, they created a broad range of pocket and wrist watches. During the quartz era, the company was sold several times and today the brand is part of a German company.

This Super Compressor comes in a very popular during the late 60s and early 70s EPSA (E. Piquerez S.A.) waterproof case, with a nice inner bezel that can be operated with the crown at 2.

Asking: 950Euro

Worldwide insured shipping included

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