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  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
  • DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono
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DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono

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The Damasko DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono is made by Damasko Watches of Germany. The watch is made in-house by Damasko. Many in-house technical innovations are found in this fine timepiece alone.

The DC 82 project is based on a patented chronograph development named C51-2, based on the proven Valjoux 7750. The benchmark for the modification of the caliber 7750 was to significantly increase the readability of the chronograph function. For that reason Damasko put our main focus on the technical realization of a jumping 60-minute stop hand out of the center.


This new patented construction allows to record stoping times even more easily, faster and more accurately. The Lemania 5100 movement so far set a pattern for a clear and unambiguous readability.


Damasko DC82 Black - Central Minutes Chrono

Damasko's new construction has two advantages in terms of readability:

First: 60 minutes are now shown in just one complete turn of the center hand rather than the usual 30 minutes, while the assigned minute scale is counted over the full dial.

Further advantages of this movement modification are the possibilities of adding an independently adjustable second time zone and date function, which can be operated by the crown at 3 o’clock.

The DC82 model signifies a new chronograph line with the most diverse increments of Damasko's new caliber C51-2 regulated by Damasko. All parts required for the new  C51-2 caliber, such as plates, wheels, pinions, etc. are produced in-house in Damako's manufactory.
The ice-hardened case is now synonymous with Damasko. The C51-2 gets an additional date display with Damasko own numbering fonts to match the dial and markers. The movement sits within an anti-magnetic cage resistant up to 1,000 Gauss. The 42mm case uses the Damasko patented bezel system which is CAD/CNC designed and engineered.


Proudly Made In Germany


Hardened components guarantee that the bezels ratchets will never wear out, or become loose. No other bezel available offers that amount of preciseness and performance even under harshest conditions. The watch case is made in-house by Damasko and features the industry's toughest material yet. The material is called "ice-hardened, nickel-free stainles steel". What is so unique about this steel is that they are absolutely nickel-free, offer a good corrosion resistance, and can be tempered up to 64 HRC/800Vickers which is four times the hardness of every other steel currently used in the watch industry. And this ice-hardened steel is used for the entire case, crown and pushers. And finally finished with extremely abrasion-proof Damest layer to give it the black low light finishing.

Given all the specifications, the watch is just 13.9mm thick. This is quite the contrary to Lemania 5100 powered watches which are usually at least 15-16mm thick due to the thickness of the 5100 movement. The DC 82 is water-resistant to 100m with a screw down crown.

The crown system is also another patent of Damasko. After extensive research Damasko developed a decoupling screw-down crown which is constructed according to standards derived from mechanical engineering. The use of a hex bolt with 2mm width across flats and the fact that the entire crown, including shaft, thread etc. is made from our patented hardened steel (60-62 HRC) results in a longevity which is second to none.


Damasko proprietary ice-handened case, crown, pushers
Crown and pushers are also equipped with our patented lubrication cell which ensures a smooth action and lubricates the shaft and the gasket. The tubes of both crown and pushers are, according to industrial engineering, screwed into the case using a special key. Almost every other watch manufacturer makes use of an inferior press fit tube.

Yet another Patent found in this watch is the Gasket system. The new gasket system overcomes the common problem of moisture and dust ingress during the operation of the crown and pushers.


Super Glow In The Dark Performance w/ SuperLuminova C1
Every Damasko watch features an important technical detail which is not visible at first sight but has a major influence on its accuracy under harsh conditions – the anti-magnetic cage. Only very few mechanical pilot’s watches are equipped with this feature.

In short, if you are in the market for a chronograph and appreciates good craftmanship, the DC82 Black is one of the few(if not the only) in-house chronograph you can get. Feature packed with specifications like the scratch resistant case, the anti-magnetic properties, inhouse movement with central minute/second chronograph counters and a rotating bezel to sum it up.

Specifications

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Maker
Damasko
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Movement
DAMASKO chronograph movement C51-2, Reglage in TOP performance, 48 hours power reserve • 25 jewels • 28,800 bph • Shockproof according to DIN 8308 • Anti-magnetic according to DIN 8309
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Dial
Matt black with crosshair pattern, and white indices coated with luminous compound.
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Luminous
Superluminova X1 GL C1 white 10
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Case
Ice-hardened stainless steel
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Bezel
Hardened bezel, rotable in both directions, 60-minute-countdown
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Crown type
Crown screwed into case according to the "DAMASKO System" with crown protection
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Lug width
22mm
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Crystal material
Flat sapphire crystal
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Strap
High quality leather strap with rubber lining, White and Black stitching. Bead blasted steel buckle
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Water resistance
100m
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Dimensions
42mm in diameter, 13.9mm thick

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