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The automatic dive watch is an odd beast. At once dressy and informal, it tells the world that you like to go to meetings but that you also could get down with some surfing. While the average dive watch rarely sees much diving, it’s nice to know you can sink to the bottom of the ocean for a few hours if you need to get away.

This week’s edition of Historical Horology is going to continue the trend we have had with the Historical Horology series as of late, where we get into some history, but also share some information that is useful to the collector of modern (or semi-modern) watches. When it comes to Swiss movements, ETA is probably the most well-known and widely-distributed name. Given that, it makes sense to dive into the history of the brand a little bit, as well as get an overview of some of their movements.