DOXA Sub 300 Searambler 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

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$3,400
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$3,400
Automatic
42.5 MM
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SKU AS08800
Article Number 40991495
case size 42.5 MM
movement Automatic Winding
approximate age 2010s
dial color Silver
material Stainless Steel
style Dive
category Pre-Owned Contemporary
bracelet Metal
lug width 20 MM
Includes Stainless steel 'beads-of-rice' bracelet with signed fliplock clasp with diver extension. Also signed aluminum tube, COSC papers, and warranty card numbered 184/300 and dated 4/17/2019.
overall condition The case is in very good condition overall showing normal signs of wear from consistent with age and use. Luminous sunburst silver dial is in as-new condition with matching handset. Signed crown. Caseback numbered 184/300.
Automatic
42.5 MM
– Show less
SKU AS08800
Article Number 40991495
case size 42.5 MM
movement Automatic Winding
approximate age 2010s
dial color Silver
material Stainless Steel
style Dive
category Pre-Owned Contemporary
bracelet Metal
lug width 20 MM
Includes Stainless steel 'beads-of-rice' bracelet with signed fliplock clasp with diver extension. Also signed aluminum tube, COSC papers, and warranty card numbered 184/300 and dated 4/17/2019.
overall condition The case is in very good condition overall showing normal signs of wear from consistent with age and use. Luminous sunburst silver dial is in as-new condition with matching handset. Signed crown. Caseback numbered 184/300.

Why We Love it

We’re known for our love of DOXA Subs.

In any flavor, any color, from the classic, orange-dialed Professional to the stunning silver-dialed Searambler, we love 'em all. In fact, the original inspiration behind Analog:Shift was squarely centered on DOXA!

While not nearly as well-known as the Blancpain Fifty-Fathoms or the Rolex Submariner, the DOXA Sub series played an integral role in the development of the modern diver's watch.

The first generation of the model, introduced in 1967, brought innovations we now take for granted: the unidirectional bezel with the US Navy's no-decompression dive timing marks engraved, the expanding bracelet, and an oversized, luminous minute hand. After its introduction, DOXA rapidly became a household name for professional and amateur divers in the late 1960s and 1970s, and the Sub 300 evolved into an even more capable and reliable instrument.

But our love of the brand doesn’t end with the vintage versions. DOXA is still around, and still manages to surprise us. Such is the case with this watch, a limited edition piece dating to circa 2016-2017 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Sub 300.

It features the same 42.5mm stainless steel cushion case that we all love with a boxed sapphire crystal, a signed crown, a unidirectional rotating timing/decompression bezel with orange and black text, and a crisp, luminous sunburst silver dial with a matching orange handset.

These pieces, like the DOXAs of yore and today, are powered by a robust and proven ETA automatic winding movement and come fitted to a stainless steel 'beads-of-rice' bracelet with a signed fliplock clasp with diving extension.

These Searamblers stand out in the opposite way you might expect — the upscale-looking sunburst silver dials stand apart from the iconic orange dials that the brand is perhaps best known for.

With just 300 examples of these produced, this is one of the best DOXA releases homages to one of the unsung heroes in the development of the modern dive watch - don't miss it!

Brand Story

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DOXA began Research and Development for the Sub 300 in 1964, under a team helmed by Urs Eschle, the brand's head of operations, who consulted professional divers including none other than the father of SCUBA himself, Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

Since wearability was crucial, Eschle designed a large case with wide rounded lugs. For the dial, the team tested many colors (orange, yellow, turquoise, and red) in the waters of Neuchatel Lake. An unprecedented amount of tritium was also used on the hands and hour indices.

The team implemented a unidirectional bezel with an innovative insert: the U.S. Navy No Decompression chart, with the outer depth scale in orange and the minute scale in black, to allow divers to gauge how much air was in left in their tanks. Rounding out the Sub 300's innovative design was a beads-of-rice bracelet that was the first to implement an ratcheting expandable clasp capable of fitting over a diver's wetsuit without having to remove links.

A:S Guarantee

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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DOXA Sub 300 Searambler 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

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Regular price
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$3,400
DOXA Sub 300 Searambler 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

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