WBOTW...AquaStar

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eddiea
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WBOTW...AquaStar

Post by eddiea » Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:29 pm

The Aquastar watch brand was founded in 1962 in the Swiss city of Geneva by Jean S. Robert.

Ten years after its foundation the general crisis resulting from the increase in oil prices took its toll on the company, a situation aggravated by the unstoppable advance of the new quartz technology.

In 1975 passed to the Eren Group, also established in Geneva, which continued until 1983 with models made famous Aquastar, but considerably less affordable prices which plunged the firm into crisis again.

In 1983 and until today Seinet brothers have taken over the company renamed it Aquastar Instruments SA ...

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Re: WBOTW...AquaStar

Post by Ocean » Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:59 am

Good call Eddie! If I remember right they made a watch with Tag. Currently more of a sailing and regatta watch ,digital and quartz with Isa movements. Some of the better vintage watches I have seen.
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Re: WBOTW...AquaStar

Post by eddiea » Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:21 am

Ocean wrote:Good call Eddie! If I remember right they made a watch with Tag. Currently more of a sailing and regatta watch ,digital and quartz with Isa movements. Some of the better vintage watches I have seen.
Yep, I just pick up an Aquastar NOS myself.... a really nice watch.
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