Certina DS PH200M – Review

Certina DS PH200M – Review

Postby Racer-X » November 7th 2018, 4:58pm

"This year’s Baselworld was a treat for everyone who loves vintage watch reeditions. A lot of brands released a number of cool reinterpretations of old models. Certina, a brand that albeit has a huge history, mostly creates contemporary watches also blessed us with something special. It is the Certina DS PH200M, a diver that is the descent of the legendary PH200M from 1967. This was a memorable release for a number of reasons. Just to mention one, as I said it above, Certina was never the brand that focused too much on their heritage models. Whether it was a conscious move or not I don’t know but I’m happy the DS PH200M came to production."

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Re: Certina DS PH200M – Review

Postby 3Flushes » November 7th 2018, 6:32pm

Notched-stitched leather straps stink on divers-

Not bad looking; there are fans of the brand here but I just can't get into them.
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Re: Certina DS PH200M – Review

Postby foghorn » November 7th 2018, 6:58pm

When I first saw that a few months ago I really wanted one, but they looked like a PITA to get in the US.
Then I read more about it and saw the size. I'm no longer interested. at 40 mm and a lug of lug at 48-49 I might be.
Great brand and I really like the movement. I have a Tissot seastar that runs for forever with the Powermatic.
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Re: Certina DS PH200M – Review

Postby TemerityB » November 7th 2018, 8:37pm

I really like a lot of the Certina divers; if I'm not mistaken, someone here own one of those. Sharp as a tack.

This watch, uh ... I understand why it was made, I'm sure the quality is there, but it just doesn't ring my bell. Can't even tell you why, it just doesn't do anything for me.
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Re: Certina DS PH200M – Review

Postby bedlam » November 7th 2018, 9:14pm

Yum. Like it a lot


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Re: Certina DS PH200M – Review

Postby conjurer » November 7th 2018, 10:28pm

Too big for me, but like Susan Boyle, it makes my John Thomas stand to.
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