HomeTBT#TBT Full Auto Orient King Diver TBTOrient#TBT Full Auto Orient King Diver A Stunning 1960s Diver from Japan by Michael StocktonFebruary 13, 2020 MIN READ#TBT Full Auto Orient King DiverWe take a look at an unusually large watch from the 1960s — the Full Auto Orient King Diver.
We’ve delivered a fair amount of Orient coverage here on Fratello related to both new and old watches. Today, we’ll head down the latter path as we feast our eyes on what I think is a true classic. It may be a bit derivative, but the Full Auto Orient King Diver has real character. So what if it looks a lot several other twin-crown Super Compressors from the same era? I still find it highly attractive, and I figure there’s a good chance you will too.
The First Simple King DiverYou’ll likely recall our recent article on the 70th Anniversary King Diver that’s due to hit shelves within the next couple of months in Japan and Europe. That watch took its direct inspiration from the 1965 original that I’m fortun..Continue reading