November 27, 2021

Heritage-Honoring Diver Timepieces : Bulova MIL-SHIPS-W-2181 Submersible

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The Bulova MIL-SHIPS-W-2181 Submersible is a newly designed timepiece that draws inspiration from one of the brand’s designs from yesteryear that was created for professional use. The original version was created as a prototype for the U.S. Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Divers and Underwater Demolition Team in 1957, but was never produced at scale. The version seen here retains the 41mm case with a bead-blasted finish as well as a no-date black dial, vintage-style khaki. fauxtina lume and a double domed sapphire crystal.

The Bulova MIL-SHIPS-W-2181 Submersible comes in two versions including a limited-edition version that packs a Swiss Sellita SW200 movement and another with a Miyota 82S0 automative movement. The watches are available for purchase now at a price point ranging from $895 to $1,990.

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