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Islander 38mm Automatic Dive Watch with AR sapphire crystal, all solid link bracelet, Luminous ceramic bezel insert, luminous hands and markers, and drilled lugs. #ISL-06


 
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List Price: $399.00
Island Watch Price: $299.00
Savings: $100.00

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Islander 38mm Automatic Dive Watch with Solid-Link Bracelet, AR Sapphire Crystal, and Luminous Ceramic Bezel Insert #ISL-06

Island Watch would like to introduce you to the new Islander dive watch. You will immediately notice that is has a very familiar 38mm case with an offset screw-down crown at 4:00. Thickness is 13mm and tip to tip it is a very wearable 44.5mm. Note that the lug ends are drilled for easier bracelet to strap changes. The case back has a rendering of Long Island on it along with the Islander name, Island Watch and 200 meter water resistance.

Inside the case is an NH36, 24-jewel automatic movement with 21,600 vibrations per hour. This self-winding movement supports hand winding and hacks (seconds hand stops when you pull out the crown). Power reserve is about 41 hours fully wound. The NH36 also has both a day and date wheel viewed at 3:00 on the dial.

The dark blue dial has SuperLuminova on the hands and hour makers and the Island Watch logo is luminous under 12:00. The 120-click uni-directional (pepsi-style) bezel has a scratch-resistant (
diver marked) ceramic insert that is also treated with SuperLuminova for a maximum glow-in-the-dark experience when lights go out. It's bright and long lasting.

The dark blue dial has enhanced visibility due to the use of an anti-reflective flat sapphire crystal that also guards against scratches. The anti-reflective coating is on the underside of the sapphire and it imparts a bluish hue at some viewing angles.

And, lastly you get a stainless steel bracelet with solid links, solid end links and a dual push-button flip lock deployant clasp with three position micro-adjustment. Friction pins are used in the bracelet for sizing on this model.

NOTE: The Islander dive and dual-time watch is compatible with aftermarket parts available at Island Watch (and elsewhere) for the SKX013 models, such as crystals, bezels, inserts, chapter rings, dials, hands, bracelets, etc.



Watch Features:
  • Movement: NH36 Automatic (self-winding, hand wind, hacks)
  • Case: Stainless steel, 38mm x 13mm thick. 44.5mm tip to tip
  • Back: Engraved screw-in back
  • Crystal: Anti-reflective (blue hue) flat sapphire
  • Band: Bracelet with all solid links, Push-Button Deployant Clasp, 20mm.
  • Water Resistant: 200 meters
  • Warranty: 1 Year

Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review »

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4 of 5 Killer bargain December 6, 2019
Reviewer: Dave from Oregon, United States  
LIW seems to be the only one who can make an affordable diver "with all the fixins" like sapphire crystal and a 4 o'clock crown below 40mm. For dainty-wristed dudes like me, I feel I can finally wear divers again. I won't wear anything above 39mm, so this is nice. Great little watch - it's like the SKX013 but with the SKX009 colorway (and the blue dial isn't navy blue like the 009 was; it's a more vivid blue, which is better). Thanks Marc! Only thing is I regret not waiting for the bracelet with screws instead of pins. I broke two tips on my pin remover tool before giving up and ordering the Strapcode (I've been pulling out links since the 80s, so it's not me). I think the bracelet's pins have seized because they will not budge. I suppose I could try Liquid Wrench, but I'm also not a huge fan of the Jubilee style anyway, so I ordered the Boyer-O. So definitely get the watch, but beware the bracelet might not size as easily as you might think.

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5 of 5 Wonderful! November 27, 2019
Reviewer: ADAM S. from MIDLOTHIAN, VA United States  
You really hit it out of the park with this one Marc!  What an incredible value and a huge step up in features over my beloved SKX013.  LOVE how the bezel blue is Island blue.

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