Who doesn't recall the Cuban celebrity Raúl 'El Gordo' De Molina sporting his 18K rose gold Graham Chronofighter? The blue matte dial features a stepped construction with a smooth center and a snailed ring where the applied markers are located. While the dial is somewhat busy, it is extremely nicely finished with a very unique hue of blue that acts like a true chameleon depending on the lighting conditions. Each seat sported stitched horizontal sections of premium hide. 2CDAV.U01A we are reviewing here, not only was a joy to work with, but it's a watch that in our book, is perfectly suited for the purpose that it was created for, a true diving watch with a chronograph that can be activated and utilized underwater to a depth of 2000 feet. Wearers also have the opportunity to observe the self-winding movement via an exhibition caseback. A solid black bezel is an unusual candidate for a memorable feature, since you might consider it a nondescript aspect of the watch, blending in with a black case; but the ceramic used in the bezel and buckle of this watch add an unmistakable brilliance. I adore its impressive mix of talents. 2CDAV.U01A we are reviewing here, not only was a joy to work with, but it's a watch that in our book, is perfectly suited for the purpose that it was created for, a true diving watch with a chronograph that can be activated and utilized underwater to a depth of 2000 feet. Being a limited edition of 200 watches and tied to a specific motorcycle race, the Chronofighter Superlight TT might be a niche watch, a purchase for only the most die-hard Tourist Trophy fan. But lastly, and rather unusually for a watch review, it was the serendipitous sight of the sabbia strap which transposed me to a glamorous era of motoring and underscored my liking for this timepiece. If you’re interested in the minutiae of watch making, Graham was the surname of George Graham, born in 1673, master watchmaker who lived in Fleet Street in London. Chronograph operations, though not particularly laborious, do require some advance forethought and subsequent muscle memory for quick operation. The snailed sub-dials are generous in scale. June 27, 2019 71 % ... Graham is a very unique and interesting watch … History Graham is an unrepentantly English name for an exquisitely English watch. The Graham Chronofighter Prodive ref. Watch Articles, Watch News, Watch Hands-on Reviews RSS, News: Presenting the MB&F HM4 KittyHawk Unique Piece, News: Armin Strom Opens First Pop-Up Store in Zürich. Strap: Beige quilted leather strap on a stainless steel deployant. The self-winding Calibre G1721 features 28 jewels and has a power reserve of 48 hours. Technical Specification. The Graham Silverstone RS GMT features a bi-compax layout. At 4 o’clock, a rectangular shaped pushpiece is marked with the word, ‘Flyback’, attesting to an additional specification highlight of this model. Written by Angus Davies February 21, 2015. The bezel is nicely finished and rotates very smoothly across its 120 clicks. My favourite colour was ‘sabbia’, a sand hue which continues to be a popular choice with buyers of supercars to this day. Even when it comes to diving watches, Graham was able to maintain their design cues intact by fitting this diving watch with a 30-minute mono-pusher chronograph to keep their patented fast action chronograph trigger —a signature and distinctive feature of the brand— on the left case band. Another All-Digital Edition Coming Up. My relationship with watches may appear to many ‘normal’ souls as rather peculiar. The black canvas, techno-fabric strap with red contrast stitching continues the light weight and alternative material theme, but a leather or rubber option would feel more substantial. Located at 6 o’clock, a big date display imparts information in a clear, unequivocal tone, employing two date discs seen via the said smoked open-worked dial. There is a distinct mentality for those who race motorcycles, likely a defiance of maternal caution, and for those who win, an additional propensity to discount danger. Speed, Danger, Winning. 26530. Graham has employed a palette of four colours on this timepiece, namely black, red, white and ‘beige’. This is definitely a watch we would be wearing throughout the summer and during our regular beach trips to the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos. Similar to many sports cars which reveal their engine via a see-through cover, the dial of the Graham Silverstone RS GMT allows the wearer to see part of the engine via a black, smoked open-worked dial. Unleash a two-wheeled cauldron of raging, testosterone-fuelled competitiveness on the Isle of Man, and you have a time trial race worthy of a limited edition watch. Sadly, this watch may prove too large if you sport slender wrists. From all angles the ceramic shines with reflections. A domed sapphire crystal with AR coating provides spacious viewing of the dial. The highly polished buckle is prone to annoying scratches and I personally would have preferred this item to have been satin-brushed. The movement features anti-shock and anti-magnetic protection and is covered by a solid case back with a nice shark engraving. Until then, this watch bestows its wearer with authentic attitude. 7038, News: Presenting the Breguet Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde ref. Replica Watches Review. The Ultimate 1/100th of a Second In-House Chronograph. All Graham watches are Swiss Made and utilize the highest quality materials with thorough engineering incorporated into each watch they make. The strap is affixed to a double folding clasp. Breaking News: Watches & Wonders 2021 In-Person Event Cancelled. Without being die-hard fans of the Isle of Man TT, we are huge fans of this watch. The dial display proves both interesting and simple to interpret. The Graham Calibre G1747 powers the watch, which, with its familiar cam system, is recognizable as a re-worked Valjoux 7750. The balance has a frequency of 28,800 vph (4Hz) and is equipped with an Incabloc shock absorber. Encircling the inner flange of the dial, a tachymeter scale, employing beige text, proves useful when calculating the speed of objects over a measured mile and, no doubt, will appeal to gentleman racers endeavouring to hone a perfect lap. From the trigger to the large square rubber re-set button, operation is crisp and without play. Graham is an English watch company playing off the history of George Graham, who in the early 1700s was a master clockmaker in London. The lume on this watch features blue and green superluminova that is extremely bright and long lasting. The Graham Chronofighter Prodive is available with black or blue dial and with white or gray indexes coated with superluminova. As far as thickness goes, the watch is 18 mm thick and when it comes to its weight, the watch is a real tank weighing 207.2 grams total. The crown, engraved with the letters ‘RS’, nestles between two protectors, helping to maintain its showroom fresh condition. The fast action trigger allows the wearer to start-stop-reset the chronograph quite easily. On the wrist, the watch wears massive but not as big as expected considering the actual size of the watch after measuring it with our caliper. Even today, these cars look splendid with sinuous contours cheating the air of resistance and featuring prominent lines that toy with light magnificently. The Isle of Man motorcycle Tourist Trophy race is statistically so dangerous that it has earned the moniker, “The Most Dangerous Sporting Event on Earth.” With risk, there is danger, and without risk, there is no winning. The strap is fully integrated to the case of the watch and features a stainless steel double-folding deployant buckle with diver extension and integrated pin-buckle for extra security. The skeletonized minute counter hand is made to reveal the yellow record. Regardless of its weight and massive size, the watch is actually very wearable. The Graham Chronofighter Prodive is equipped with a Swiss made blue rubber strap that matches the hue of the dial perfectly —the strap is black for the black dial reference. Unfortunately, the brand doesn't release any details on who makes the ebauches or the chrono module on top of the movement. Surprisingly, even though the watch is very heavy for a stainless steel piece, it wears quite comfortably after a few days without taking it off the wrist. In addition, the left side location is crucial for trigger operation, but managing a left sided crown does require dexterity. These cars may have been absent from the streets where I played as a child, but they took pride of place, albeit in A3 pictorial form, upon my woodchip wallpaper clad bedroom walls. There was an issue with the cut holes, which could have been cut cleaner. A 30-minute chronograph register is positioned at 3 o’clock, while  a small seconds display resides opposite. The beige tone usurps the black in terms of prominence, but the hands continue to prove highly legible. The gargantuan numeral twelve is noticeable across the room. Perhaps the biggest downside to it, is that at night or in partial darkness, there is so much going on with the lume around the dial, that is somewhat difficult to read the time with a quick glimpse. The cylindrical push piece at 2 o’clock features a smooth, arcing red trim on its vertical plane.

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