Sunday, December 11, 2016

Kremke Watch Co. – Featured Watches

Founded in 2008, Kremke Watch Co. (now defunct) was an Australian watch company specialised in the manufacturing of high performance mechanical timepieces for Diving, Motor Sport and Aviation. Here, in this article we highlight some exceptional watches created by the brand. We hope that this information gathered by us may be useful for many watch enthusiasts.

Kremke Watch Co. Subzilla
The Subzilla was the brand’s flagship Diving watch. It is tool watch that meets all the requirements of a professional divers watch, followed by distinct aesthetics and style. The Subzillas’ long list of features includes a Super-grip Unidirectional Bezel (S.U.B.) to facilitate easy use when using gloves, whilst the engraved elapsed time scale helps professionals monitor the length of their dives.

It has an integrated Helium Escape Valve to facilitate divers engaged in saturation diving and coupled with a screw-locked crown and screw-down solid case back; it can withstand a depth rating of 1000 meters / 100 atmospheres.
The case is milled out of a solid block of surgical grade stainless steel and houses a thick inner case made of soft iron, which shields the automatic movement against the effects of magnetism. The extra thick scratchproof sapphire crystal glass coated with an anti-reflective solution on the inside ensures exceptional legibility.

The matte black dial features luminous hands and markers, which are coated in Super Luminova C3 for optimum luminescence in dark conditions. The minute hand is prominent and lacquered in orange to ensure quick and accurate reading of the elapsed time during the dive.
This timepiece houses the Swiss made automatic movement ETA 2824-2 that powers basic timekeeping functions. Other functions include date with quick correction and hacking feature. The Subzilla has a satin finish stainless steel bracelet, which is fastened via screw-locked bars. Bracelet features a micro-adjustable flip lock clasp with an integrated diving extension feature to enable use over the sleeve of diving wetsuit. Each watch is individually numbered and is detailed with an engraved case back and signed bracelet clasp.

Subzilla Tactical
Subzilla Tactical was an upgraded watch in the Subzilla. Like the brand’s flagship diving watch, Subzilla Tactical also featured a Super-grip Unidirectional Bezel (S.U.B.) to facilitate easy use when using gloves, whilst the engraved elapsed time scale helps professionals monitor the length of their dives.
The timepiece has a stealth appearance thanks to the use of black PVD coating as it resists unwanted reflections and scratches. The integrated Helium Escape Valve facilitates divers engaged in saturation diving and coupled with a screw-locked crown and screw-down solid case back, it can withstand a depth rating of 1000 meters / 100 atmospheres. The case is milled out of a solid block of surgical grade stainless steel and houses a thick inner case made of soft iron, which shields the automatic movement against the effects of magnetism.

This instrument is set with an extra thick scratchproof sapphire crystal, which has been coated with an anti-reflective solution on the inside to ensure exceptional legibility. The matte black dial features luminous hands and markers, which are coated in Super Luminova C3 for optimum luminescence in dark conditions.  The minute hand is prominent and lacquered in orange to ensure quick and accurate reading of the elapsed time during the dive.
The Subzilla Tactical diving watch houses the Swiss Made automatic movement, ETA 2824-2. Its functions include: hours, minutes, seconds and date with quick correction and hacking feature.

The Subzilla Tactical has a satin finish black PVD stainless steel bracelet, which is fastened via screw-locked bars. Bracelet features a micro-adjustable flip lock clasp with an integrated diving extension feature to enable use over the sleeve of wetsuit. Each watch is individually numbered and is detailed with an engraved case back and signed bracelet clasp.

Valkyrie
The Valkyrie is a professional pilot watch inspired by the analog gauges of fighter plane cockpits. The appeal of the Valkyrie is its clean and classy case design with large dial and high legibility. The superb case is milled out of a solid block of surgical grade stainless steel and houses the robust Swiss mechanical automatic movement, the ETA 2824-2, which can be viewed through the sapphire exhibition window on the screw down case back.
This instrument is set with a scratchproof sapphire crystal, which has been coated with an anti-reflective solution on the inside to ensure optimum visibility.
The Valkyrie features an engraved bi-directional rotating bezel for calculating elapsed time and is enhanced by a faceted grip for easy use with gloves. The matte black dial features luminous hands and markers, which are coated in Super Luminova C3 for exceptional luminescence in dark conditions.  Its functions include: hours, minutes, seconds and date with the ability of quick correction via the oversized knurled crown.
The Valkyrie has a high quality leather bracelet, which is fastened to the case via screw-locked bars preventing any accidental loss of your prized instrument. Its stylish aviator bracelet is made from quality calf leather and has a water resistance rating of 100 meters to match the watches own rating of 100 meters / 10 atmospheres.

Nür-Spec Chronograph
This chronograph timepiece takes inspiration from thrilling motorsport on Nürburgring(Nürburg, Germany),one of the toughest and most demanding purpose built racetracks in the world.
The Nür-Spec chronograph was designed with function and legibility as its key elements to meet the demands of a professional driver. This purposeful piece houses a Swiss Made mechanical automatic movement housed in a tough and rugged case milled from a solid block of surgical grade stainless steel.
The case is set with a domed scratchproof sapphire crystal on top and a flat sapphire exhibition window on the case back to view the mechanical heartbeat within.  The matte black dial features highly legible markers and hands coated in Super Luminova C3 for ultimate legibility and exceptional luminescence in dark conditions.
For professionals and sportsmen who rely on timing their events, the relevant chronograph hands are lacquered in red to ensure optimum legibility. Its functions include: hours, minutes, seconds, quick set Day and Date, 3-counter chronograph, (12 hour, 30 minute and 60 second counters). The fixed stainless steel bezel features an engraved Tachymeter to compute speeds based on travel time.
Its crown and screw-down pushers are designed for easy use with driving gloves and are engineered to withstand a water resistance up to 300 meters / 30 atm when screwed down.
The Nür-Spec has a brushed stainless steel bracelet featuring screw-locked bars and a micro-adjustable clasp with a quick extension feature. Another version of this watch, the Nür-Spec Midnight Edition is finished in a black PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) finish. This model features a black PVD finished brushed stainless steel bracelet.

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