In fact, the watch probably would be damaged if you took regular showers with it. That is why it is best to purchase a timepiece from a certified and credible retailer. They can ascertain your needs and fulfil your exact requirements. Here are four watches that illustrate the difference between water resistant versus waterproof.

 

Retrograde Minutes Jour et Nuit Black Mother-of-Pearl

Azimuth Jour Et Nuit

Over the last few years Azimuth has gained a solid reputation in the industry as fine watchmaker. The Jour Et Nuit is one of their more classical looking timepieces and has a 316L stainless steel case measuring 42mm. What makes this watch so impressive is the sublime black mother of pearl dial and retrograde minute counter. Beneath the stylish façade is a Swiss made ETA 2836-2 self-winding movement. This watch is water resistant to 30 meters. Therefore, it is advisable to keep this timepiece away from showers and swimming pools.

 

 

 

 

V12-44-Corvette

B.R.M V12-44-Corvette

B.R.M are renowned for their meticulous attention to detail and superb build quality. The V12-44-Corvette is a successful collaboration with the iconic American car giant. What makes this timepiece so desirable is the striking two tone black and yellow dial. Other features include lightweight yellow drilled hour/minute hands and a custom made crown displaying the Corvette® logo. At the heart of the watch is a ETA Valjoux 7753 automatic chronograph movement. The timepiece is water resistant 100 meters, which means it is suitable for showers and light swimming.

 

 

 

 

CX Swiss Military Hurricane

CX Swiss Military Hurricane

CX Swiss Military are the real deal as they manufacture all their timepieces in Switzerland. The Hurricane is a superb watch that honorably commemorates the legendary aircraft used by the RAF in the Battle of Britain. Dimensionally the piece exudes large proportions and has a 316L stainless case measuring 47mm. What make this timepiece so attractive is the highly complicated black/white dial with flight calculator. Powering the watch is a COSC chronometer-certified self-winding chronograph Valjoux ETA 7750 mechanical movement. The timepiece is also water resistant to 200 meters and is suitable for regular swimming activities.

 

 

 

 

Deep Blue Aqua Expedition

Deep Blue Aqua Expedition

Deep Blue are renowned for manufacturing high quality watches at affordable prices. The Aqua Expedition is one of their more distinctive models and has a generous 316L stainless steel case measuring 45mm x 16mm. What makes this timepiece really stand out is the vibrant blue dial with contrasting orange markers. Powering the watch is a Swiss made Sellita SW-200 mechanical self winding movement. This is a 1000-meter water-resistant watch with a helium release valve. For that reason, it is suitable for professional diving activities.