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SPD MKII Paradive limited edition full kit

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SPD MKII Paradive limited edition full kit

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SPD MKII Paradive Special Edition (Full Kit)

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The SPD Edition MKII Paradive is a special, exclusive collaboration in partnership with the American watch brand MKII Watches. Featuring our SPD Kraken Trident mark on the dial, orange tipped sweep and a PDW logo on the case back. This exclusive collaboration includes 2 PDW Ti-NATO Straps and an Expedition Watch Band Compass Kit. Limited to only 45 pcs, SN 6 through 50.
The MKII Paradive draws its DNA directly from the famous timepiece issued to US covert and elite military operatives during the Vietnam War. With modern updates in construction and details, that improves the make, while staying true to the original and distinct aesthetic.

The MKII Paradive is an evolution of the military watch specification MIL-W-50717. After a survey of end users, MKII Watches identified issues and weak points with the first generation contract watches and re-engineered the design to enhance and extend performance in challenging environments. The monocoque case of the first Class As and Bs minimized the number of water ingress points, but in practice the design was challenging to service and crystals developed stress fractures over time rendering them illegible. The two-piece stem the construction required was another vulnerability, usually revealed when the crown came off in one's hand while hack setting the time.

The MKII Paradive utilizes a proven 3 piece construction. The screw back case enables the watch to use a solid one-piece stem, carries forward the ergonomic curved case back, and improves ease of maintenance. The crystal is press fit into the front of the case and made of a tougher synthetic sapphire material that will not develop the "crazing" the first watches did. A unidirectional 120-click bezel, a safety feature for underwater timing, replaces the bi-directional friction bezel. The bezel is available with aluminum timing dials.

Other notable changes and improvements include the replacement of fixed bars with reinforced heavy duty 2.50 mm spring bars that meet the ISO standards for dive watches. Each unit is also supplied with a thinner set of 1.80 mm spring bars for standard straps. In place of the specified Pm 147, this watch leverages a proprietary non-radioactive luminous material. The Japanese made NE15C movement delivers a longer power reserve and comparable accuracy to the preceding mil-spec.
WATCH SPECIFICATIONS:
Materials:
  • Case: 316L Stainless Steel
  • Crystal: Double Domed Sapphire with Single Inner AR (Anti Reflective) Coating
  • Strap: NATO Style Nylon with Titanium Hardware
Dimensions:
  • Case Diameter: 42mm
  • Case Thickness: 15.54mm
  • Case Length: 49.50mm End to End
  • Lug Width: 20mm
Approx. Weight:
  • 3.84oz / 98g
Features:
  • Movement: Made in Japan SII NE15 (Rotor features Côtes de Genève), Quickset Date, Hack Setting, Automatic with Manual Winding Capability.
  • Depth Rating 20 ATMs (200 Meters - Verified ISO 6425)
  • Non-Date
  • Aluminum Diver Elapsed Time Bezel
  • Matte Black Dial with Arclite Super LumiNova (Green Emission)
  • White Hands
  • Exclusive Orange Sweep
  • Double Gasket Screw-down Crown
Marks:
  • SPD UET Kraken with Trident Logo
  • MKII Mark
  • PDW Logo Engraved on Case Back
  • Serialized
Made In:
  • Japan

The price of this watch is an outlier for this particular model and not included in the distribution. It may be miscategorized, incorrectly priced, or extremely unique.

Estimated Private Party Value $708 — $800

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