Introducing the No Valve Prototype repliques Rolex Double Red Sea Dweller
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replique rolex has been teasing the launch of this special No Valve Prototype Rolex Double Red Sea Dweller for a while now on its website, and officially unveiled the watch at a special event with highly acclaimed film-director James Cameron on Monday.
What makes this piece even more appealing nevertheless, is that it will be auctioned – along with a number of other exceptional watches – on the 21st of May by Swedish auction house Kaplans Auktioner.
Deep Sea Discoveries
This was the first time such an expedition had been successfully attempted and not surprisingly Cameron was keen to share with the world what he saw. As such he filmed the entire experience and will be releasing the Deepsea Challenge 3D movie in the coming days, hence the timing of the announcement of the No Valve Prototype repliques Rolex Double Red Sea Dweller.
It is estimated that only about 30 of these prototypes were produced and unlike later models, these have a thinner case and lack the classic engraving on the back case. For that reason they were distributed to professional deep sea divers to be used on diving expeditions. The most notable difference nevertheless is the fact that it does not feature a helium escape valve. This is particularly significant due to that the purpose of these prototypes were for them to be tested in real life diving situations. To be fair the Sea Dweller Challenger Expedition was a pretty big deal, at least from a scientific point of view and represented yet another example of man triumphing over the limitations nature has imposed on him.mens automatic watches